Ukraine eyes gas exports from 202011 May 2017
Ukraine is planning to boost its gas production and curb domestic demand in the hope of becoming an exporter of the fuel from 2020, an executive at state-owned oil and gas player Naftogaz Ukrainy has said.
"We managed to get rid of our dependence on Russian gas supplies [and] we do believe in the near future – our plan is from 2020 – [that] Ukraine will be exporting gas, not importing gas," Yuriy Vitrenko, the company’s chief commercial officer, told delegates at the Flame conference in Amsterdam on Wednesday.
“In 2020, we are planning to be balanced. But then exports will gradually grow, by around 1 bcm/y,” Vitrenko told Interfax Natural Gas Daily.
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