Ukraine plans in late July to reach natural gas imports from Europe in the amount of about 40 million cubic meters (mcm) per day, President of PJSC Ukrtransgaz Ihor Prokopiv has told journalists in Kyiv.
According to him, it is planned in the last days of July to pump 500 mcm of gas into underground gas storage facilities (UGS), in August 1.5 billion cubic meters of gas, in September 1.9 billion cubic meters.
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In addition, Prokopiv has not ruled out gas injection into UGS will continue in October.
"If October is warm, we will pump gas in October to accumulate reserves of about 15 billion cubic meters," the official said.