Oil prices in Northwest Europe rose by $3.89 per barrel.
Transit volumes decreased by almost 2 times compared to the average volume of January-March for 2014-2019.
Oil fell in price by 22% at the auction on March 18.
Gazprom stopped a new gas pipeline to China for prevention.
The German energy trader has ordered the transmission of natural gas on the route Hungary – Slovakia.
Total imports amounted to 1,438 million cubic meters of gas in January-February 2020.
Over the past week, world oil quotations have experienced serious volatility.
Naftogaz has not purchased natural gas from Russia for more than 1,500 days
Prices for European gas hubs began to decline sharply at the end of December.
Ukraine consumed more than 1 billion cubic meters of gas from underground gas storages in November.