Ukraine's underground gas stocks grow to 9.8 bcm

09:55, 11 July 2016
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The supply of natural gas in Ukraine's underground storage facilities grew from July 2 to July 9 by 115 million cubic meters (mcm), or 1.2%, to 9.844 billion cubic meters (bcm), according to Ukrtransgaz, the operator of Ukraine's gas transportation system.

Photo from UNIAN

As of July 9, the average daily volume of gas being pumped into the underground storage tanks stood at about 23.7 mcm.

As UNIAN reported earlier, Ukraine stopped transferring gas from its underground facilities due to the end of the heating season, and since April 7 gas stocks have been replenished.

NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine plans to pump 14.5 bcm of gas into its underground gas storage facilities by the start of the next heating season.

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