The transit of gas through territory of Ukraine exceeded 80 billion cubic meters

Транзит газа через территорию Украины превысил 80 млрд кубов

Since the beginning of the year Ukraine imported 14 billion cubic meters of gas. It’s 38% more than last year’s volume.

The volumes of gas transit through the territory of Ukraine from Russia to European countries and Moldova in January-November 2019-81.5 billion cubic meters, 2.3 billion cubic meters or 3% more than last year. This reports the press service of Ukrtransgaz on Wednesday, December 11.

It is noted that for 11 months in underground gas storage (UGS) injected 13.1 billion cubic meters of gas, which is 34% higher than the same period last year. The selection of UGS amounted to 6.2 billion cubic meters of gas, which is 26%.

On December 1, UGS has accumulated 20.7 billion cubic meters of gas that exceeds the same indicator for the year 2018, 29 percent.

As for imports, the Company noted that in the course of 1475 days Ukraine does not import gas for its needs from Russia.

“During this period, the volumes of gas came exclusively from EU countries. Since the beginning of 2019 Ukraine imported 14 billion cubic meters”, – the company said and added that this was 38% more than last year’s volume in 11 months.

The flow from gas production at TCU on December 1, compared with 2018 the year remained at the same level of 18.9 billion cubic meters.

Транзит газа через территорию Украины превысил 80 млрд кубов

 

Last week it was reported that Gazprom increased gas transit through the territory of Ukraine almost to the maximum of 302 million cubic meters.

Recall, Russian President Vladimir Zelensky said that the meeting with Vladimir Putin in Paris on the issue of transit of gas was unlocked. Ukraine and Russia agreed to continue talks on the gas issue.

Later, the Kremlin denied the words Zelensky and stressed that the issue of extending the contract on gas transit and settlement of claims in the Stockholm arbitration remains open.

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