Test pumping of gas through Slovakia may begin on August 15 - the Minister
Test pumping of natural gas in the reverse direction through the most promising for Ukraine Slovak route may begin on August 15 this year.
On Wednesday August 13, this was announced by the Minister of Energy and Coal Industry Yuriy Prodan, the UNIAN reported.
"Test trials are to begin on August 15. After the test, we will decide on possible volumes of gas flows," - Prodan said.
According to the "Ekonomichna Pravda", experts of the gas transportation system operator in Slovakia - the company Eustream - completed preparatory work to reverse fuel supplies to Ukraine.
Reverse gas supplies from Slovakia to Ukraine are to be launched on September 1.