For the first 9 months of 2017 Naftogaz of Ukraine has purchased 17.5 billion cubic meters of gas, which is 3.1 billion cubic meters over the first 9 months of the previous year. This is stated in the press service of Naftogaz.
In the structure purchased this year volumes of gas import share amounted to 41% of gas purchased from subsidiary, – 59%.
The supply of imported gas to Ukraine from the Russian Federation in 2016 and 2017 is not carried out, all amounts of gas received from Europe.
During the reporting period, Naftogaz imported from the European market to 7.1 billion cubic meters of gas, which is 2.4 billion cubic meters (53%) more than in the same period of the previous year. This year Naftogaz bought gas from 12 European suppliers from Germany, Switzerland, France, UK, Czech Republic, Poland and Italy. None of these companies not put more than 30% of the volume of imported gas.
Purchased from the subsidiary gas in full volume is used to provide domestic consumers, religious organizations and manufacturers of thermal energy to provide services for heating and hot water supply of the population and religious organizations.
In addition, the volumes of imported gas for Naftogaz aims at ensuring the other needs of household consumers in the gas and heat.
In Naftogaz said that the company does not supply gas directly to the public. At the same time the company purchased the online resell the regional gas supply companies (gassata) according to the resolution KMU of March 22, 2017 No. 187.
Recall that in the first half of 2017 group Naftogaz of Ukraine received UAH 23.3 billion in net profit. This is 4 billion UAH more than the result of the same period in 2016. This result was achieved primarily due to the increase of gas transit volumes.
In 2016, the NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine for the first time in five years received a net profit of $ 26.5 billion UAH. Compared with year 2015, the income from transit of natural gas in 2016 increased by 7.4 billion UAH.