Poroshenko: Ukraine should establish the production of liquefied natural gas

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that Ukraine must compensate for the supply of liquefied gas from Russia by establishing his own production. He said this during a working visit to Lviv region, reports UNIAN.

He noted that Ukraine needs to replace Russian liquefied natural gas, as it was natural.

“In the context of a hybrid war, when the main supplier of liquefied natural gas were Russia, decisions were made about the withdrawal or restriction of supply, just as has happened with natural gas. We must learn to live in the conditions of hybrid war”, – said Poroshenko.


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According to him, Ukraine needs its own to compensate the termination of deliveries from Russia.

“We talked with the government, have been given appropriate instructions to the relevant ministries, manufacturers. We need to establish its own production of liquefied natural gas, and those locked volumes with Russia should be compensated by the Ukrainian producer,” – said the head of state.

Recall, liquefied gas for cars continues to break price records: over the weekend it went up another 1.5-2 UAH/l, exceeding at some gas stations the figure is 17 UAH/liter. That’s almost 50% higher than it was a month ago. Many gas stations gas does not. But the experts of the fuel market calm: in mid-September, gas prices have to go down.