The EC in October will know what you threaten members of the EU gas supplies
Vladimir Dobrovolsky. The European Commission in October will know what problems have the ability to encounter the member countries of the EU in case of interruption of gas supplies from Russia through Ukraine in the winter, said Marlene Holzner, official authorized by the Vice chair of the EC for energy g?nther Oettinger.
" What are we doing to October: we ask all member States to specify in detail How they are able to cope with short-term situation in the winter, when there may be cessation of gas supplies. What is the situation with gas storage, As they have the ability to get gas, " Holzner said, answering the question whether the EU to possible " gas war ".
" in October we will know what the situation is, and will be able to answer the question, " added the Commissioner of the EC.
She recalled That after the last gas crisis the EC has adopted a standard under which member States are required to have gas reserves of one month of consumption. In addition, the Commission has improved the gas infrastructure, to enable member countries dependent on gas supplies from Russia through Ukraine, to get it from other EU members.