Ukraine since the beginning of November imported almost 0.5 billion cubic meters of gas

Ukraine since the beginning of November imported almost 0.5 billion cubic meters of gas


From the beginning of November from the territory of the Russian Federation has received 311 million cubic meters of gas, and from the countries of Europe – 165 million cubic meters, stated in the “Ukrtransgaz”.

KIEV, 10 Nov. Ukraine since the beginning of November imported 476 million cubic meters of gas, among which 311 million cubic meters from Russia, and 165 million cubic meters from Europe, reports the press service of “Ukrtransgaz” with reference to information of the Central dispatch Department of the operator of the Ukrainian GTS.

Earlier Tuesday, the head of “Gazprom” Alexei Miller said that Ukraine has reduced purchases of Russian gas due to the financial deficit of Naftogaz in comparison with the beginning of the month 4 times, to 10 million cubic meters per day.

“From 1 to 9 November, for the needs of domestic consumers of imported 476 million cubic meters of natural gas… During this period, from the territory of the Russian Federation has received 311 million cubic meters, and from the countries of Europe — 165 million cubic meters”, — stated in the message of “Ukrtransgaz”.

According to “Ukrtransgaz”, as of Tuesday morning, the daily regime of import of blue fuel to Europe is 23.2 million cubic meters, which is 70% of the total natural gas supplied for the needs of Ukraine.

In winter gas package, which Ukraine, Russia and the European Commission initialled on 25 September, agreed compulsory purchase “Naftogaz” from “Gazprom” gas credit on 500 million dollars attracted using the EC.

The amount of the advance payment from the “Naftogaz” already exceeds a stipulated and is 542 million dollars. In the fourth quarter of the price of Russian gas for Ukraine taking into account the discount is 227.36 USD per thousand cubic meters.

In October, Ukraine imported 1,984 billion cubic meters of Russian gas to 451,308 million dollars. In July, August and September, Naftogaz bought gas from Russia. The Ukrainian side is not satisfied with the price, with the discount of $ 40 had to be 247,17 dollars per thousand cubic meters. During this period, Ukraine was the cost of gas purchased on the reverse.