In October this year, Ukraine increased gas transportation in the European Union 58, 3%, informs the press service of Ukrtransgaz.
"by results of October of current year, gas transportation to European customers in comparison With October of last year increased by 58, 3% and amounted to $ 6, 2 billion cubic meters" – notified on the Internet representation of the organization.
before the head of JSC "Ukrtransgaz" Igor Prokopov has increased the forecast of volumes of transportation of natural gas through Ukraine to the European Union." Recent months give better forecast. Already there are 53 billion cubic meters, besides the lag from indicators of last year is only 1%. By the end of the year we expect to 65 billion cubic meters", - has said Prokopov. In early autumn, the press service of the Ukrainian operator of the gas transportation system "Ukrtransgaz" reported about the doubling of gas transportation to European customers. In July Igor Prokopiv reported that in Ukraine involved only 10% of the capacity of pumping gas, respectively, about 90% of gas compressor units, providing for the transit of Russian gas through Ukraine, were idle. In early July, the head of Ukrainian government Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that Kiev guarantee the transit of gas at the conclusion of tripartite agreements With the Russian Federation and the European Commission (EC) at last year's conditions.