Because input using the gas pipeline "Nord stream - 2" And "Turkish stream" Ukraine may lose the transit of Russian natural gas in 2020, said commercial Director of Naftogaz Yuriy Vitrenko.
"In 2020 all the volumes that will go on" Turkish stream ", they will not go through Ukraine. That is, it finally means that the construction of the "Nord stream - 2" And "Turkish stream" will reduce the volume of transit via Ukraine to zero. And that's all. We will not have any transit 2020, " according to the news Agency.
Capacity of the Ukrainian GTS is 110 billion cubic meters. In 2015, the transit of Russian gas through the Ukrainian GTS to 67 billion cubic meters. Usually the GTS brings the Ukrainian economy every year about 2 billion dollars. According to the experts, the threshold of the return of the Ukrainian GTS is about 60 billion cubic meters, and From the position of technical ensure minimum transit shall not be obliged to fall below 40 billion cubic meters. Fifteen November, the head of the energy Ministry of Russia Alexander Novak said that the timing of the project of the gas pipeline "Turkish stream" is synchronized With the termination of the contract for gas transit via Ukraine in 2019. Yesterday Gazprom said on Tuesday the Firm established a new daily record of deliveries of gas abroad in recorded history - 578, 9 million cubic Meters, which once again asserts the necessity of projects "Northern stream - 2" And " Turkish stream ". Before that, Novak said that all the necessary permissions for the start of the current work on "Turkish stream" has been received. At the same time Novak said that the laying pipe of the gas pipeline "Turkish stream" will End by the end of 2019, beginning of works is expected in 2017. The project "Northern stream – 2" involves the construction of 2 pipelines with a total capacity of 55 billion cubic meters of gas per year from the coast of Russia through the Baltic sea to Germany. October 4, Gazprom at the meeting in St. Petersburg With members of the "Nord stream – 2" has said that European partners of the Russian gas concern on the draft – Engie, OMV, Shell And Wintershall Uniper – reiterated their position to help implement it.