REUTERS State-owned operator of Ukraine&#39;s gas transportation system Ukrtransgaz says production of natural gas in Ukraine in January-April of 2019 grew by 3.6% year-over-year (y-o-y), to 7.01 billion cubic meters (bcm). Read alsoUkraine produces 3.5 bcm of gas since year-start In particular, gas production by Ukraine&#39;s largest natural gas producer Ukrgazvydobuvannya over the period under review rose by 2.7%, to 5.14 bcm. The Ukrainian largest crude oil producer, Ukrnafta, in January-April 2019 produced 379.7 million cubic meters (mcm) of gas, while other companies extracted 1.5 bcm. As UNIAN reported earlier, state-owned and private producers in Ukraine increased gas output by 0.4% in 2018 from 2017, to 20.9 bcm. Ukrgazvydobuvannya alone boosted gas production by 1.6%, to 15.5 bcm in 2018.