Kiev intends by the end of October to choose the 2.2 billion cubic meters of Russian gas

Kiev intends by the end of October to choose the 2.2 billion cubic meters of Russian gas


The purchase of gas under a gas winter package, paid with borrowed with the help of the European Commission of 500 million dollars.

KYIV, 22 Oct. Kyiv plans to the end of October to choose the 2.2 billion cubic meters of Russian gas, which provides for the purchase of winter gas package involved with European institutions, $ 500 million, said the head of Ministry of Ukraine Volodymyr demchyshyn.

“Buy from the Russian Federation 2.2 billion cubic meters of gas is planned as quickly as possible. Daily at 110-115 million cubic metres received from “Gazprom” to the end of the month, this amount will be injected,” he told a press conference on Thursday.

The Minister added that further volume of gas this year will depend on consumption, which at the moment is a bit higher than we planned, but, on the other hand, in gas storage facilities by today more than it was last year at this point. At the beginning of November last year was about 16 billion cubic meters of gas this year, given the fact that the uploading will be more than 17 billion, said demchyshyn.