Ukraine has sharply reduced gas imports in 2018

Украина резко сократила импорт газа в 2018 году

After the heating season, Ukraine has pumped into storage of 5.6 billion cubic meters of gas before October, you need to import another 4.3 billion cubic meters.

For seven months of 2018 Ukraine reduced natural gas imports by 31.5%, or 2.56 billion cubic meters, up to 5,578 billion cubic meters this is evidenced by Ukrtransgaz.

For the period was imported of 3.57 billion cubic meters of gas in Slovak gas transport corridor, as well as from Poland and Hungary and 0.43 billion cubic meters and 1.57 billion cubic meters, respectively.

After completion of the heating season Ukraine increased natural gas reserves in its underground storage facilities 70.5% – from 7.4 billion cubic meters to nearly 12.7 billion cubic meters.

At the same time, natural gas production in Ukraine in January-July 2018 declined by 0.6% to 11,972 billion cubic meters.

In particular, gas production largest gas producing company Ukrgazvydobuvannia increased by 0.73% and 8,84 billion cubic meters.

The largest oil company Ukrnafta produced 610,3 million cubic meters of gas to other companies of 2.52 billion cubic meters.

We will note, according to the plan, in underground storage facilities in October must be at least 17 billion cubic meters of gas.

Previously, the Company announced that in July the transit of gas increased by 13% compared to the same period of 2017.


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