Alexander Kuranov. The operator of the gas transportation system of Slovakia Eustream announced Tuesday the start of the Open Season procedure to increase gas supplies to Ukraine in reverse mode 4, 5 million cubic meters of fuel per day, said Last news authorized organization Vahram Coughran.
" The company Eustream declares the start of the Open Season procedure to increase gas supplies to Ukraine in reverse mode by pipeline " Vojny-Uzhgorod 4, 5 million cubic meters of fuel per day, " said Coughran.
He explained that increasing the capacity of the pipeline was may be due to technical improvements carried out on its Ukrainian part.
According to Ciugureanu, organizations interested in gas supplies to Ukraine in reverse mode, have the opportunity to enter your details to participate in the Open Season procedure from 4 to 17 November. Additional supply of fuel by pipeline " Vojny-Uzhgorod have the opportunity to commence on 1 January 2015.
so, the total volume supplied to Ukraine in the reverse mode, the gas can from 1 January 2015 increase to 31, 5 million cubic meters per day (about eleven, 5 billion cubic meters per year). Now consider the pipeline daily forwarded to 27 million cubic meters of gas (about 9, 85 billion cubic meters per year).
According to consensus with the Ukrainian side, Experts Eustream was done in a comprehensive review of the technical richness of the gas pipeline " Uzhgorod-Vojny built fifteen years ago, but never introduced in use, and also paved the additional 400-meter pipeline to the Ukrainian border, which cost the company $ 20 million. A large part of the transit capacity of the new pipeline until 2019 bought Ukrainian Company Naftogaz.
at the same time during the Open Season procedure several European firms have submitted binding bids for pumping gas through the pipe. Authorized Eustream did not want to call the Last news these firms, citing trade secrets and telling only their approximate number is from 5 to 10. Reverse gas supplies to Ukraine in commercial mode after a two-week trials were launched on 2 September. During October of their daily volume of close to maximum in the amount of 27 million cubic meters.