Ukraine starts to dip into gas stocks

11:46, 23 October 2014
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As colder winter weather sets in, Ukraine has started to draw off gas from its underground storages, with the nation’s total stocks dropping by 0.09% in one day, according to a report on the Ukrainian television channel 112. 

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The figure was obtained from the Web site of the European Association of gas storage facilities operators (Gas Storage Europe or GSE), 112 said.

As of October 20, Ukraine had 16.749 million cubic meters of gas in its underground storage facilities. By October 21, this had fallen to 16.734 million cubic meters.

Most of the gas was drawn from gas storage facilities in Dnipropetrovsk region, where the decrease in gas stocks per day has reached 0.54%, or 882,000 cubic meters per day.

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