Natural gas transit through the Ukrainian gas transportation system (GTS) in January-October 2016 has increased by 20% compared With the same period of last year – 65, 3 billion cubic meters, informs the press service of Ukrtransgaz, the operator of the gas transportation system of Ukraine.
"in October, the volume of transit amounted to 8 billion cubic meters of gas ", where it is reported in the report on the Internet representation of Ukrtransgas.
"From January to October this year via Ukraine to Europe pretransportation 65, 3 billion cubic meters of natural gas, which is 20% more than the same period in 2015," – stated in the press service of the organization. Remember, November 2, Gazprom warned Europe about the risk of pumping gas transit through Ukraine. On 24 October, Russia's permanent representative to the EU Vladimir Chizhov said that Ukraine is due to insufficient injection of gas in underground storage in the case not even the coldest winter may be forced to take Russian gas from the transit pipeline into the European Union, risking a new gas crisis. October 22, Gazprom renewed daily the record for the supply of gas to the European Union. October 18, Gazprom has also set a new record for daily gas deliveries in the far abroad in recorded history - 578, 9 million cubic Meters, which, according to the organization, once again asserts the necessity of projects "Northern stream - 2" and " Turkish stream ". Before it was announced that the Russian Firm "Gazprom" From January 1, fifteen Oct 2016 exceeded the volume of gas deliveries in the far abroad in comparison With the same period of the previous year by 9, 6%, in absolute terms the increase amounted to eleven, 8 billion cubic meters. In mid-June, the head of Board of the German gas organizations Wintershall Mario Mehren said that Europe needs gas from Russia, demand from European customers will only grow.