Ukraine prepared for possible termination of gas supplies from Russia

Ukraine prepared for possible termination of gas supplies from Russia during the heating season 2015 — 2016, Minister of energy and coal industry Volodymyr demchyshyn during the Hour of questions to government in Parliament, reports the UNIAN.

«Of course, there are two factors of risk: is the possibility of force majeure circumstances, the gas supply from the Russian Federation, to which we also are prepared and prepared to fully», — said demchyshyn.

According to the Minister, Ukraine in 2015 before the heating season bought for 1 billion cubic meters of gas more than last year.

«With this volume, I’m sure we’ll go through the heating season without any unexpected situations», — he said.

The Minister also noted that the warehouses of thermal power plants accumulated 2.5 million tons of coal, which also allows you to enter the heating season without blackouts.

We will note, Ukraine in January — October 2015 bought in the EU 61% of the total required import gas, Gazprom accounted for only 39%.

Ukraine until the end of the year, has no plans to pump gas into underground storage facilities, and accumulated 17 billion cubic meters of gas will be enough for the heating season.




Ukraine prepared for possible termination of gas supplies from Russia 06.11.2015

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