Gas stocks in Ukraine's underground storage facilities shrink by 2% in past week


Natural gas reserves in Ukrainian underground storage facilities (USFs) November 25 through December 2 shrank by 2%, or 320 million cubic meters (mcm), from 16.341 billion cubic meters (bcm) to 16.021 bcm, according to the state-run gas transport system operator Ukrtransgaz.


In particular, 50.92 mcm of gas was withdrawn from storage facilities on December 2 alone.

Read alsoU.S. concerned of Nord Stream 2, Turkish Stream construction bypassing UkraineAs UNIAN reported earlier, on October 26, Ukraine stopped injecting gas into underground storage facilities and began pumping it from USFs for the needs of the heating season.

Ukraine had accumulated 16.8 bcm of gas in the underground storage facilities by the beginning of the 2017-2018 heating season (October 15).