On December 1, Ukraine reduced natural gas imports to the minimum daily value for the entire 2019, according to the operational data of Ukrtransgaz JSC. This is reported by BusinessCensor.
On December 1, 2019, gas imports amounted to 3.596 million cubic meters. It was carried out from Poland (0.655 million cubic meters) and Slovakia (2.94 million cubic meters). Imports from Hungary were completely suspended.
Reservation of gas transmission capacities for December 2-3, 2019 (Slovakia – 2.92 million cubic meters, Poland – 0.999 million cubic meters, Hungary – 0 million cubic meters) slightly exceeds imports on December 1.
The decrease in gas imports is due to its sufficient accumulation in underground gas storage facilities (20.7 billion cubic meters as of December 1) and warm weather conditions in November. Last month, only 1 billion cubic meters from underground storage was used.
Earlier it was reported that the operators of the gas transmission systems of Ukraine and Poland agreed on the terms of cooperation at the points of connection of the gas transmission system, which are fully based on European work practices and EU legislation.
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