Ukraine has accumulated for the winter 14.7 billion cubic meters of gas

KYIV, 13 Dec — RIA Novosti. Ukraine is in the heating season with reserves of 14.7 billion cubic meters of gas, taking into account the beginning of the heating season these stocks to grow practically will not be, said the Deputy head of “Naftogaz of Ukraine” Sergey Fracture.

“As of today, the accumulated balance of natural gas in underground storage facilities is 14,750 billion cubic meters, which gives us confidence to say that it is enough to perform all of the obligations of “Naftogaz of Ukraine” for the gas supply of all consumers,” said the Fracture on a conference call with members of the government and the regions on preparation for heating season.

“Given that in fact is already underway, and the connection of consumers in connection with the beginning of the heating season, it can be argued that the significant growth in the fix today we do not have, that is, today’s figures are almost final that we are in heating season,” said Fracture.

The company “Ukrtransgaz” RIA Novosti on Thursday morning reported that the injection of gas into storage is not yet completed, accordingly, the selection of gas from underground storage facilities has not yet started. “There is a fix in 6.5 million cubic meters per day, while the selection is not started”, — reported in a press-service of the company.

On the eve of “Ukrtransgaz” said that in the next few days should finish pumping gas and start its selection from storage in connection with the beginning of the heating season in Ukraine.