Ukraine in the autumn reduced the gas reserves by almost 40%

Украина с осени сократила запасы газа почти на 40%

Since the beginning of the heating season gas reserves in Ukraine decreased by 38%. In underground storage remained to 10,673 billion cubic meters.

Ukraine since the beginning of the season of gas extraction from underground storage facilities, launched on 7 November 2018, reduced the inventory they 37.9% (6.52 billion cubic metres) – up to 10,673 billion cubic meters. This is evidenced by the data of the company Ukrtransgaz.

According to calculations by Interfax-Ukraine, November 7-30 from UGS raised 1.73 billion cubic meters of gas, 1-31 Dec – 2,245 billion cubic meters of gas, 1-31 Jan – 2.7 billion cubic meters, 1-9 Feb – 499,71 million cubic meters.

The selection of gas from storage a year ago – on 9 February 2018 – was at 83.75 million cubic meters in reserves 11,758 billion cubic meters two years ago – 89,11 million cubic meters with reserves of 9.22 billion cubic meters three years ago – 54,43 million cubic meters in reserves 10,697 billion cubic meters four years ago – 57,34 million cubic meters in reserves 8,846 billion cubic meters.

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Recall that the volume of gas in underground storages of Ukraine as of February 7, was reduced to 10,793 billion cubic meters. They are filled to only 34%.

As reported, Ukraine has dramatically increased the selection of gas from underground storage facilities because of the cold winter. Less than a month from storage pumped more than 2.3 billion cubic meters of gas – 550 million more than the year before.

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