Natural gas stocks in Ukraine's underground storage facilities(USFs)grew by 0.5%, to 28.4 billion cubic meters(bcm)within a week, from October 10 to October 17.
As of October 17, 2020, gas reserves in the country's USFs increased by 33% from 21.3 bcm as of October 17, 2019, the state-run gas transport system operator Ukrtransgaz said.
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- Ukraine started the season of pumping natural gas into its USFs on March 11, when the country's gas reserves there were 15.808 bcm.
- By the start of the 2019-2020 heating season, Ukraine had accumulated 21.76 bcm of gas in its USFs, which was a record high figure in the past decade.