In Ukraine grows gas consumption

В Украине растет потребление газа

Gas consumption began to grow after four years of decline

Sharply increased gas consumption by industrial and utility companies. The population reduced fuel use.

For seven months of 2018 Ukraine increased gas consumption by 2.6% to 19.5 billion cubic meters, compared with the same period of 2017. This is evidenced by data the Ministry of energy and coal industry.

In particular, the industry has increased gas consumption by 13.8% to 6.6 billion cubic meters, the population and budgetary institutions decreased by 1.4%, to 7.1 billion cubic meters heating utilities – increased by 5.4%, to 3.9 billion cubic meters.

As reported in the first quarter of 2018, the population consumed natural gas by 56% in comparison with IV quarter of 2017.

At the moment, the reserves of gas in storage has exceeded 16 billion cubic meters.

Note, in 2017 Ukraine has reduced gas consumption by 6.3% to 28.4 billion cubic meters. Thus in 2013, gas consumption fell by almost 30%.

 

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