Reported to Ukraine for gas transit

“the Operator of Ukraine’s GTS” in full compliance with all orders “Gazprom” on gas delivery in EU countries and Moldova in the mode of 35-45 million cubic meters per day. About it reports RIA Novosti, reported the press service of the Ukrainian company.

20 Dec Russia and Ukraine signed a Protocol on gas cooperation. According to the document, “Naftogaz” will reserve the capacity to transport 65 billion cubic meters of gas in 2020 and 40 billion cubic meters in the years 2021-2024.

the Evening of 30 December, Russia and Ukraine after five days of talks, signed a package of documents ensuring the transit of Russian gas through Ukraine on 1 January. “Gazprom” and “Naftogaz” have signed the agreement on the organisation of transportation of gas through Ukraine, the organizing company of transit will be “Naftogaz”. “Naftogaz” and “Operator GTS of Ukraine”, in turn, entered into a transport agreement, “Gazprom” and “Operator of the Ukrainian GTS” — inter-operator agreement.

1 January, the head “of the Operator GTS of Ukraine” Sergey Makogon said that the first night of the company’s work went as planned, worked out all the nominations for performance of the contract on transit.

Now the company noted that in connection with small volumes of transit from the beginning of the Ukrainian gas transportation system operates partially in reverse mode. “Prior investment in training the reverse scheme of the CTA has justified itself”, — added there.

Meanwhile, the company “Ukrtransgas” reported that the volume of transportation of Russian gas to the EU via the territory of Ukraine over the past year, rose 3 percent from 2018, amounted to 89,6 billion cubic meters. At the same time, according to information on the company’s website, import gas to Ukraine from Russia is zero, and from the EU to 14.2 billion cubic meters, which is 35 percent more than the year before. Ukraine does not import gas from Russia tooe 1496 days, reminiscent of the “Ukrtransgaz”.

in the Ukrainian underground storage facilities is of 18.9 billion cubic meters of gas, which is 36 percent more than a year ago, added in “Ukrtransgaz”. Before the beginning of the heating season in the Ukrainian leadership of “Naftogaz” reported that the country entered the winter with record stocks of gas in storage — 21,4-21,6 billion cubic meters. These volumes were injected in case of a possible termination of transit of Russian gas from January 1, reports TASS.