Pipelines, Storage & Power

Ukraine gas transit down 8.8% this year

Ukraine reduced the transit of gas via its pipeline network by 8.8% year on year between January and May 2018.
By Staff reporter 5 June 2018 0 31157

Ukraine reduced the transit of gas via its pipeline network by 8.8% year on year between January and May 2018, to 34.89 billion cubic metres, according to transmission system operator Ukrtransgaz.

This includes 33.50 bcm supplied to Europe – a drop of 9.5% year on year – and 1.39 bcm piped to Moldova – an increase of 13.9% – according to Interfax calculations.

Ukrainian gas transit fell by 7.0% on an annual basis in May 2018 alone. Ukrtransgaz shipped 7.18 bcm during the month.

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