FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL

Posted On

13
September
2021

Ukraine reduces additional firm gas transit capacity offered in Oct 1.5-fold

MOSCOW. Sept 13 (Interfax) – GTS Operator of Ukraine (GTSOU) has reduced the additional firm transit capacity put up for auction for October to 9.8 million cubic meters per day from 15 million cubic meters per day in previous months, according to the Regional Booking Platform.

The monthly auction will be held on the RBP platform on September 20.

As reported, GTSOU had put up additional capacity of 15 million cubic meters per day for September, of which only 650,000 cubic meters per day were booked.

Gazprom has a long-term reservation of 40 billion cubic meters of Ukrainian capacity for 2021, which is 109 million cubic meters per day.

In the previous months of this year, Gazprom regularly booked additional solid transit capacity through Ukraine (up to 15 million cubic meters per day), and never ordered additional interruptible capacity offered by the GTSOU (up to 63.7 million cubic meters per day were offered).