Ukraine broke the five year record for the import of gas

“The operator GTS” called the reasons for the increased volume of imported fuel

While Ukraine reduced the transit of gas, import of natural gas in the country, on the contrary, grows. From the beginning of 2020, the state company “the Operator of Ukraine’s GTS” was transported to the Ukraine at the request of your customers 8,056 billion cubic meters of gas. As reported the press service of the company, this figure is a quarter more than in the same period in 2019, and is a record for the last five years.

In particular, from Poland to Ukraine was delivered 1,043 billion cubic meters of natural gas from Slovakia – 4,605 billion cubic meters, from Hungary – 2,408 billion cubic meters.

“54% of the volumes imported to Ukraine via the virtual reverse, which became available from the beginning of 2020. Namely from Poland to 1 billion cubic meters, from Hungary – 1.3 billion cubic meters from Slovakia – 219 million cubic meters,” – said in state-owned companies.

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For the first half of July, the volume of imports amounted to 1,026 billion cubic meters, which is 21% (or 175 million cubic meters) more than the same period last year.