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Ukraine offers EU use of its gas storage facilities – Minister of Energy



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Ukraine’s Energy Minister German Galushchenko suggested on Tuesday that Europe could use the country’s underground gas storage facilities with an available capacity of 15 billion cubic meters.

MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik – October 25, 2022) Ukrainian Energy Minister German Galushchenko suggested on Tuesday that Europe could use the country’s subsoil gas storage facilities with an available capacity of 15 billion Cubic meters.

Gas prices lowest in months. Excellent opportunity to use the largest (Ukrainian) of Europe clandestinely gas storage with 15 Gm3 of unused capacity. Additional gas the volumes will be much needed this winter. And the the price the downtrend will continue,” Galushchenko tweeted.

After the start of Russiathe military operation Ukraine in February 2022 and the adoption of several packages of sanctions against Moscow by the EU, energy prices have accelerated their rise, putting energy security at the top of the global and national agenda, and prompting many European governments to resort to emergency measures. The EU has sought alternatives to Russian Natural gassince it has pledged to end its dependence on energy supplies of Russia.