Kobolyev: Ukraine can meet the demand for gas supply from Europe

Kobolyev: Ukraine can meet the demand for gas supply from Europe


The head of “Naftogaz” Andrey KOBOLEV said that Ukraine could ensure this winter your gas needs with supplies from Europe, if Russia will block gas supplies.

KIEV, November 23. Ukraine can ensure this winter your gas needs with supplies from Europe, if Russia will block gas supply, wrote the head of Naftogaz Andrey Kobelev on his page on Facebook on Monday evening in response to questions from users.

Due to the fact that the Crimea was left without electricity supplies from Ukraine, in the Ukrainian society now there was a question about the possibility of retaliatory measures from Russia, which can be, for example, the overlap of gas supplies to Ukraine.

“Today, much to my surprise, received many questions from different people on “what would happen if they block the gas from Russia?”. Answer: we can provide needs of Ukraine in Gaza this winter from European destinations. And the next one. Any other. Diversification and gas market really works,” wrote Sobolev.

Last Friday, in the Kherson region have been undermined by power transmission towers supplying electricity to the Crimea. Now the supply of electricity to the Peninsula from Ukraine completely stopped. Supporters of the blockade of Crimea in Ukraine do not allow repairmen to damaged power lines supports. Crimea, according to the authorities, in the conditions of warm weather experiencing power shortage of about 450 MW, of about 350 MW is generated on the Peninsula. Introduced person.