Europe & Russia: Storage
Ukraine’s has started taking gas out of storage as the heating season gets underway.
Ukraine injected around 400 million cubic metres (MMcm) per week into storage during September, but this figure dropped to 260 MMcm per week during early October. By mid-October, net withdrawals had started. This is an earlier start for net withdrawals than seen last winter or the year before. Last winter, net withdrawals did not start until the end of October.