Miller: prepaid amount of gas Ukraine will last for four days


ANTALYA, November 16. Prepaid gas will be enough for Ukraine in four days, and information on how the new fees yet. About it told journalists the head of “Gazprom” Alexey Miller.

“The main problem of gas supplies to Ukraine is lack of financial means, our Ukrainian partners”, – he said. “Ukraine in recent days to the minimum reduced the volume of selection of gas”, – he noted. “This has allowed Ukraine for some time to extend the possibility of supply,” he explained.

“However, even with this low level of selection, prepaid gas volume will be enough only for four days, and any information that “Naftogaz of Ukraine” plans in the coming days to transfer additional funds, we do not have”, – said Miller.

At the same time, in “Ukrtransgaz” reported that Ukraine’s imports of gas as of 16 November is 8.8 million cubic meters per day. As follows from statistical data of the company, in the period 10-15 November imports were $ 2-6 million cubic meters.

Last week the head of “Gazprom” announced that Ukraine has reduced gas purchases from Russia four times compared to the beginning of the month. Ukraine has reduced purchases of Russian gas due to financial deficit of the NJSC “Naftogaz of Ukraine” in comparison with the beginning of the month four times – up to 10 million cubic meters per day.

For its part, the head of Board of NJSC “Naftogaz of Ukraine” Andrey KOBOLEV declared that in the nearest future purchases of Russian gas will be produced as needed.