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Ukraine route sees boost in November amid transit talks

Higher demand for Russian gas in Europe has prompted an increase in volumes shipped via Ukraine, with flows from other pipelines seeing slight falls Higher demand for Russian gas in Europe has prompted an increase in volumes shipped via Ukraine, with flows from other pipelines seeing slight falls.
By Anna Gumbau 16 December 2019 Europe & Russia / Supply & Demand 0 34883
Chart showing Russian gas imports to Europe by route, November 2019

The Ukrainian route for Russian gas travelling to Europe saw a major boost in its utilisation in November. The three main sections of the pipeline to Central Europe – which has interconnections in Slovakia, Poland and Hungary – shipped 6.79 billion cubic metres last month. This marked a 30% increase compared with October, according to data from ENTSO-G.

The higher volumes transiting the Ukrainian route came in response to...