During the first week of September, 1 to 7 the number of transit Russian gas to Europe via Ukraine amounted to 1.393 billion cubic meters. m.
This is 44% more than during the first week of September 2014 in the past, the press-service "Ukrtransgaz ", operator of the Ukrainian GTS.
The daily mode of transit gas to European consumers on the morning of September 8th is 207 million cubic meters. m, the company said.
In the past, the daily transit was at 132 million cubic meters. meters of gas.
Gas transit via Ukraine Russia continues the increased volumes which are monthly. In early August, it was reported that "Gazprom " began to increase transit through Ukraine from repair "Nord Stream ". On the day of the planned stop "flow " there was a technical failure in the work of another bypass pipeline "Yamal-Europe ", through which "Gazprom " was going to partially compensate transit stop.
Note "Gazprom " has already said that going to "reduced to zero " Ukraine's role as a transit country for Russian gas.
Meanwhile, the official position of the EU remains a priority to reduce energy dependence on Russia, which was one of the reasons for rejection of the "South Stream " and criticism "Turkish stream. "