KIEV, January 18 (Itar-Tass) — Ukraine continues import of natural gas via Poland’s territory under the contract between Naftogaz of Ukraine and RWE Supply & Trading, Ukraine’s Minister of Energy and Coal Industry Eduard Stavitsky said on Friday.
“We continue importing gas,” the minister said explaining that the fuel was supported in a reverse regime at the Ukraine-Poland border.
Naftogaz Ukraine began buying gas in Europe from November of 2012, and bought about 57 million cubic metres.
The gas distributing facility is located at the border between Ukraine and Poland, its throughput capacity is about four million cubic metres a day.
Stavitsky said the country managed to raise gas supplies via Poland, while the reverse supplies of gas from Hungary had not begun.
The minister said Ukraine considered two other routes to supply gas from Europe.