Gazprom increased gas transit in all directions

Газпром увеличил транзит газа на всех направлениях

Transit through Ukraine grew by 10%.

Russian Gazprom announced a record summer for gas supplies to Europe, writes Kommersant.

Consumers in the EU started to fill the empty gas storage. While Gazprom itself holds a fix in a rented storage facility in Europe.

In particular, the download of Gazprom land allotment OPAL from the TRANS-Baltic Nord Stream pipeline (capacity of 55 billion cubic meters) increased during the first eight days of August, 30%, said the head of Gazprom Alexey Miller.

In his words, “the volume of daily gas supply to the GIS Greifswald (Germany) 8 Aug reached 140 million cubic meters, that is, the use of Nord Stream has exceeded 90% of design capacity”.

While Gazprom retains the download and other export routes. On the Ukrainian corridor, said Miller, there was an increase in transit through the city of Velke kapusany on the Ukrainian-Slovak border. Data of Ukrtransgaz confirmed that the transit of Russian gas increased by 7 August by almost 10% at the beginning of the month.

Pipe Yamal-Europe through Poland in the first week of August, despite adding more Opal was also used at the highest level.

According to the head of Gazprom, 9 August, exports to non-CIS countries amounted to 562 million cubic meters, higher peak winter 2015/16 (539 million cubic meters).

In General, according to Gazprom, in January-July, the company increased export to the far abroad countries by 12.6% to 110.8 billion cubic meters. Deliveries in Germany increased by 16.4%, in Austria – 74,2%, in Slovakia – by 27.7% in the Czech Republic – by 27.1%.

As reported Корреспондент.netpreviously the transit of gas from Russia through Ukraine broke the record, an increase of 23%. While Kiev buys gas from Russia more than 600 days.

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