Ukraine storaged over 8.5 bcm of natural gas - Ukrtransgaz
Ukraine starts April 2016 with natural gas stocks in its underground storage facilities in the amount of 8.542 billion cubic meters (bcm), Head of the public and media relations department at Ukrtransgaz Maskym Beliavsky said on his Facebook page.
He said that this is 0.8 bcm more than as of April 1, 2015.
Ukraine pumped 1.6 bcm from its underground storage facilities in March and this is 0.1 bcm less than in March 2015.
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Ukraine consumed 3.5 bcm of gas in March 2016 (0.1 bcm down on March 2015). Ukrainian-produced gas in March reached 1.7 bcm (the same as in March 2015).
The country imported 0.53 bcm of gas only from Europe.
Gas transit for European consumers in March totaled 6.8 bcm and this was 2 bcm more than in March 2015.