The Secretariat of the European energy community is concerned about the lack of Ukraine’s progress in establishing insurance (reserve) reserve oil. This was at a meeting of the parliamentary Committee on energy said the head of the Secretariat Janez kopacz, reports enkorr.
“A year has passed and nothing new, we do not see. Ukraine can’t even determine the model on which a reserve of oil is necessary to create,” he said.
Kopach expects the government to the end of the year will adopt a model for the creation of safety stock, and soon projects will be developed secondary legislation.
Also Energiasaastu awaiting adoption in the first half of 2018, a separate law on the contingency reserves of oil, which will correspond to EU directives.
Present at the Committee of Minister of energy Igor Nasalik said in response that the responsibility for the preparations for the establishment of a reserve stock depends on the State reserve Agency of Ukraine.
We will remind, in September, the State introduced one of the first models of creation of stocks of oil and oil products, it plans to save about 2 million tons, worth about $1 billion, which, in turn, can be obtained by increasing the excise tax on petroleum products. The state reserve offers to store oil and oil products on its plants. For the creation and management of reserves in 2017 it was planned to create a separate SOE NatureServe.