Slovakia to supply gas to Ukraine in September

A pipeline to transport gas to Ukraine via Slovakia should be ready for pumping at full capacity starting in September, the head of Slovakia’s pipeline operator said. EU member Slovakia, and Ukraine, signed a deal at the end of April that allows the European Union to send a limited amount of gas to Ukraine – but less than Kyiv had hoped for, in order to cushion the blow, should Russia turn off the gas [read more]. « With 90 to 95% probability, we should be able to ship 8 to 10 [billion cubic metres] per year already as of 1 September, depending that certain technical preconditions are met on both the Slovak and Ukrainian side, » Tom