The reserves of gas in storage exceeds indicators of last year, noted in “Ukrtransgaz”. It is reported that the daily gas extraction mode is 53.2 million cubic meters.
KYIV, 1 Feb. Ukraine since the beginning of January were selected from its underground storages 2.9 billion cubic meters of gas, as of 1 February in Ukrainian is describe IOPS in terms of 11.1 billion cubic meters of blue fuel, according to the press service of “Ukrtransgaz”.
“In the month of January of the current year from domestic gas storage facilities selected 2.9 billion cubic meters of natural gas… as of this morning in the Ukrainian underground gas storages remains of 11.1 billion cubic meters of blue fuel”, — stated in the message.
In “Ukrtransgaz” said that gas reserves in describe IOPS in terms of 19% exceeds indicators of the similar period of last year. Daily gas extraction mode, as Monday is 53.2 million cubic meters.
Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk said earlier that Kiev will be able to pass the current winter without gas purchases from Russia due to accumulation of gas reserves in underground storage facilities and the procurement of fuel in Europe.
Winter gas package involves the purchase by Naftogaz from Gazprom 2 billion cubic meters of gas on a credit of 500 million dollars attracted using the EC. This limit was chosen. “Naftogaz of Ukraine” in the period from 12 October to 25 November total transferred “Gazprom” of 542 million dollars in payment for gas. This amount corresponds to the volume in 2,383 billion cubic meters of gas. Currently Ukraine buys Russian gas.