The Ministry of energy of Ukraine: Hungary agree to increase the reverse of gas to Ukraine
Hungary has agreed to increase the volume of reverse gas to Ukraine, informs the press service of the Ministry of energy of Ukraine on results of the meeting of the Minister Yuri Prodan and the head of " Naftogaz " Andrei Koroleva with the Minister of foreign trade and foreign Affairs of Hungary tiborem Navracsics and Minister of national development Miklos by Shestak.
" The parties agreed on the opportunity of increase in volumes of gas supplies to Ukraine from the territory of Hungary ", - is informed in the report.
According to existing agreements, Ukraine will have the opportunity to receive this year to reverse the EU only 6, 5 billion cubic meters of gas. Large volumes will be possible only if Kiev will be able to establish large-scale reverse through Slovakia. However, Naftogaz has acknowledged that it cannot be done without the consent of the Russian " Gazprom ".
As previously stated, Korolev, Ukraine hopes to establish reverse gas via Slovakia since September, maybe a little earlier. Korolev informed about intention of Ukraine to seriously increase reverse gas supplies from Europe with existing 16 million cubic meters of gas per day (about 6 billion cubic meters per year).
The head of Russian gas giant's CEO Alexei Miller on the first day of the week said that European suppliers are able to provide physical reverse gas to Ukraine. According to Miller, speech can go about the annular reverse - pipes on the border Sokolovaya and gas from Russia chasing around. Thus it turns out that " Naftogaz " illegal disposes of Russian gas in the pipe As his own. Miller described the scheme As " polyaritony reverse ".
the head of the Russian Federation centuries Putin said that Russia is ready to reduce gas supplies to the European Union in case Ukraine will be carried out reverse gas supplies. Miller on the first day of the week confirmed that Gazprom will limit the supply to the European Union through the gas metering station, where will record the physical reverse gas to Ukraine.