“Ukrtransgaz” corrected receiving gas from the Russian Federation on March 2, removing data from it by pumping gas through the gas metering station (GIS) “Prokhorovka” on the border of the Russian Federation with the Luhansk region.
According to revised data, the reception of Russian gas to Ukraine on March 2 was only 11,315 million cubic meters, and through GIS “Prokhorovka” pass gas was not carried out. Delivery went only through GIS “waluigi”, “sohranovka”, “Pisarevka” and “Sudzha”, according to the company.
The materials of Ukrtransgas stated that on March 2, Naftogaz received from Gazprom 22,781 million cubic meters, of which 11,466 million passed through GIS “Prokhorovka”. On the first day of spring “Ukrtransgaz” took 4,477 million cubic meters of gas from Russia.Kyiv plans in 2015 to halve the deficit of Naftogaz of Ukraine”
As explained to RIA Novosti, the head of the press service of the company “Ukrtransgaz” Maxim Beliavsky, the information that “Naftogaz of Ukraine” has started to consider the supply of Russian gas through GIS “Prokhorovka” is untrue. “As a result of modernization, namely changes to rows in the database system dispatch information “Ukrtransgaz”, failed…. Because of the modernization of the monitoring system to the norms of the European community moved out just a figure, the error occurred. We apologize for the inconvenience,” said Beliavsky.
“Naftogaz” at the end of February was transferred to Gazprom $ 15 million prepayment for the March gas supplies. These funds would be sufficient only until Tuesday. However, Naftogaz has assured that he will take 10 million cubic meters of gas per day, stretching so your Deposit before March 5, inclusive.
Kiev, February 19, stopped gas supply to the South-East of Ukraine, explaining the technical damage to the pipelines in the fighting in the Donbass. Gazprom for gas supply in the region has utilized GIS “Prokhorovka” and “Platoo” on the borders of Rostov, Luhansk and Donetsk regions. Gazprom says that gas supplies to Ukraine through these GIS are in accordance with the contract of “Naftogaz”. The last delivery through these GIS were not recognized and were accused of “Gazprom” in breach of contract and the Brussels agreements.