The operator of the gas transportation system of Ukraine, Ukrtransgaz over the first three quarters of 2017, compared to the same period last year increased the amount of capital investment by 50%. This reports the press service of Ukrtransgaz.
However, investments in modernization and technical support to the GTS increased by 18.2% to 3.07 billion UAH.
“For the first nine months of the current year the company financed the modernization and technical support of the Ukrainian GTS in the amount of 3 billion roubles, including expenses on capital investments amounted to 1.54 billion UAH on the program of repairs and maintenance 789 million UAH on the program of material and technical resources – 743 million UAH”, – the company said
One of the biggest projects, which had invested capital investments were the reconstruction of the block of preparation of the fuel, starting, pulse gas booster compressor station Bilche-Volytsya (Lviv region), the overhaul of the section length of 27 km transit gas pipeline Urengoy-Pomary-Uzhgorod, the reconstruction of gas dehydration unit Chervonopartyzansk underground gas storage (Chernihiv region).
The wound was reported that Russian gas transit through Ukrainian GTS broke the record of the last seven years, reaching 80.8 billion cubic meters.