Use of Vojany-Uzhgorod gas pipeline by Ukrainians on a swing
Ukrainians have been using the capacity of Vojany-Uzhgorod gas pipeline to roughly 50 percent since early September, as their daily gas shipments from Slovakia are roughly 23.5 million cubic meters.
Slovakia has been helping Ukraine with natural gas supplies for a year. On September 2, 2014, the company Eustream put the reverse-flow pipeline Vojany-Uzhgorod into commercial operation. Our eastern neighbour initially showed a great interest in gas supplies. Ukraine even requested increased gas shipments. After 1-year operation of the pipeline, it can be said that Ukrainians have not always used its maximum shipment capacity.
Full story in Slovak: Využívanie vojanského plynovodu Ukrajincami stále kolíše
Najčítanejšie za 24 hodín
Economy Minister Peter Ziga is convinced that the 400-MW source should not be in the hands of the company that the state has no influence on.
Ceny elektriny sa v priemere zvýšia o 5,66 %, ceny plynu o 5,67 % a ceny tepla o 4,7 %.
The chairman of the gas utility Slovensky Plynarensky Priemysel (SPP) Jan Valko announced after meeting cabinet’s representative that the largest gas company is ready to provide gas supplies also in case of the gas crisis.
Dôvodom zdražovania je výrazný nárast ceny plynu na burze.