From January to November 2016 domestic consumers of all categories used 25.5 billion cubic meters of natural gas, which is 7% lower than the same period of 2015, reports Department of public relations and the press of PJSC Ukrtransgaz.
However, in November 2016, the consumption of natural gas, compared to last year, increased by 12% and amounted to 3.8 billion cubic meters. m. According to operational data of the company, the daily volume of gas consumption in Ukraine amounts to 146 million cubic meters.
It is also reported that from the beginning of 2016 through the Ukrainian gas transportation system to the needs of European consumers was transported to 73.5 billion cubic meters of natural gas, which is 22% more than in 2015.
The trend of increasing transit volumes typical for November 2016: all were transported to 8.5 billion cubic meters of blue fuel, which is 46% more than in November last year.
“We look forward to the end of the year to reach the target of 80 billion cubic meters”, – said the President of Ukrtransgaz Igor Prokopiv, commenting on the forecast volumes of gas transit according to the results of 2016.
According to operational information of the company for the last two days the daily volume of gas transportation through the territory of Ukraine for the needs of European consumers exceeds 300 million cubic meters of fuel. This mode of transit of natural gas was typical during the heating seasons of 2010-2013
We will remind, earlier it was reported that Ukraine has opened its gas market to European suppliers, and we have already signed three contracts for transportation and storage of natural gas in Ukrainian storage facilities. Counterparties of the company were: ENGIE (France), DufEnergy Trading SA and TrailStone Energy LLC (Switzerland), until the conclusion of agreements to sell gas to Ukrainian traders on the frontier.