Ukraine has reduced imports and increased gas production

Украина снизила импорт и нарастила добычу газа

For the first month of the year, the purchase of gas fell more than three times, while production grew by 2.4%.

In January 2019, Ukraine reduced gas imports by 3.2 times (553,8 million cubic meters) compared with the same month in 2018 until 247,7 million cubic meters this is evidenced by Ukrtransgaz.

Compared to January, 2017 (1 billion 453,1 million cubic meters) gas imports have fallen 5.9 times.

While production of gas increased compared to January 2018 and by 2.4% to 1,817 billion cubic meters.

In particular, Ukrgazvydobutok in January has increased production by 2.5% to 1,335 billion cubic meters, Ukrnafta produced 98,76 million cubic meters of gas, and other companies – 382,1 million cubic meters.

We will note, last year, gas production in Ukraine grew by 2.4% – up to 21 billion cubic meters.

Gas imports decreased by 24.6% (to 3 billion 459,8 million cubic meters) – up to 10 billion 590,2 million cubic meters.


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