Gas production in Ukraine fell sharply after rising

Добыча газа в Украине резко упала после роста

Under the previous government in Ukraine spoke about the prospects of gas exports

Over the year in Ukraine produced gas by 600 million cubic meters less. The decline in the subsidiary amounted to almost a billion.

By the end of 2019 gas production in Ukraine declined 3.4% to 20.3 billion cubic meters. This is stated on the website of the Ministry of energy and protection of the environment.

It should be noted that in 2018, gas production increased by 0.3% (64.8 million cubic m) – 20,89 billion cubic meters.

A large part of gas production (77,8%) are in the state company ukrgasvydobuvannya, Ukrnafta and Chernomorneftegaz.

Indicators of Ukrnafta and Chernomorneftegaz has not changed compared to 2018: 1,1 billion cubic meters and 0.01 billion cubic meters, respectively.

This significantly fell prey to the subsidiary. Last year the company produced 14.6 billion cubic meters of gas, whereas in 2018, 15.5 billion, a record.

Private gas companies for 2019 production increased by 0.1 billion cubic meters to 4.5 billion cubic meters.

Earlier in the company declared that in Ukraine almost exhausted “easy” reserves of gas and need to learn “complex”.

It should be noted that the previous government announced an intention to increase gas production in the future, begin to export. But since then the only production falls.

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