Gas production in Russia in January-August 2015 decreased by 6, 3% compared with the same period of last year – up to 348 billion cubic meters, to the report of Rosstat.
for August gas Production in Russia increased by 0, 3% in comparison with August of last year, RIA "news" referring to the information service of statistics.
It is noted that after the Extraction of Gazprom fell Within a number of months, this information is missing from the statistics of the Central dispatching Department of Fuel energy complex (CDU TEK). In the Gazprom did not comment on the decision "to classify" the prey, and the decrease in production was explained by falling demand for gas in the EU. In July the Ministry of economic development of the Russian Federation has informed that by results of 2015 gas Production in the country will make up 626 billion cubic meters, which is 13, 2 billion cubic meters lower than in 2014 and $ 4 billion below the projected first volume. According to the results of 2015 is predicted not only the reduction in Russian gas production, and gas Production specifically Gazprom group – to 414 billion cubic meters, which is significantly below the forecast of the organization itself (450 billion cubic meters). Production of natural and associated gas in the first half of 2015 decreased to 311, 3 billion cubic meters (93, 4% of the corresponding period of 2014) by reducing the production plants of Gazprom group 13, 1% to 209, 2 billion cubic meters (according to the Ministry of energy), while their share in the total volume of production continues to decline. The independent oil producers and organizations maintain the trend of increasing gas production By July 2015 underground gas storage in the EU member States managed to fill only 45%, and the Ukrainian – 40%. This gives you the opportunity to wait pent-up demand in the amount of 12 to 17 billion cubic meters of gas, according to analysts, the Mayor.