Natural gas consumption in Ukraine decreased by 4% in 2016

In 2016, gross natural gas consumption in Ukraine totaled 30.3 billion cubic meters, which is only by 4% less compared with the previous year, the state-run gas transport company Ukrtransgaz reports.

“In January-December of the previous year, natural gas for the needs of Ukrainian consumers was imported only from the territory of Europe: 9.1 billion cubic meters from Slovakia, 1.0 billion cubic meters from Hungary, 1.0 billion cubic meters from Poland,” reads a report.

At the same time, Ukraine’s own natural gas production totaled 20.2 billion cubic meters, which is by 15% more compared with the previous year.


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