Ukrtransgas: in October Ukraine imported 2.4 billion cubic meters of gas

Ukrtransgas: in October Ukraine imported 2.4 billion cubic meters of gas


Gas supplies to the country was carried out in four directions, with 1,98 billion cubic meters Ukraine imported from Russia. From the European Union received of 0.44 billion cubic meters.

KYIV, Nov 2. Ukraine in October 2015 imported 2.4 billion cubic meters of gas in four areas, the press service of “Ukrtransgaz”, citing the Central dispatcher Department of the operator of the Ukrainian gas transportation system (GTS) on Monday.

“In October of the current year for the needs of Ukraine imported 2.4 billion cubic meters of natural gas”, — stated in the message.

In “Ukrtransgaz” said that gas supplies to the country was carried out in four directions. Most of the gas, 1,98 billion cubic meters, in October Ukraine imported from Russia. From the European Union received of 0.44 billion cubic meters, including through the Slovak corridor of 0.39 billion.

Since the beginning of the year, according to “Ukrtransgaz”, Ukraine imports of 14.8 billion cubic meters of gas, more than 60% of which were under European direction.

“Gazprom” on October 12 resumed deliveries of gas to Ukraine. In winter gas package, which Ukraine, Russia and the European Commission initialled on 25 September, agreed the purchase of “Naftogaz” from “Gazprom” gas credit on 500 million dollars attracted using the EC. The government of the Russian Federation provided Ukraine a discount for the fourth quarter of approximately $ 20 per thousand cubic meters. Itself the contract price is 248-252 dollars per thousand cubic meters, said energy Minister Alexander Novak.