Ukraine’s gas operator chief forecasts 70 bn cm transit to EU

Jul 28, 2016 12:00 AM

Ukraine plans to provide gas transit to the EU this year at a volume of 70 billion cubic meters by the end of the year.

Ukraine plans to provide gas transit to the European Union this year at a volume of 70 billion cubic meters, head of the Ukrtransgaz gas transportation system operator Igor Prokopiv said Thursday.

"Today, we expect 70 billion cubic meters," Prokopiv said at a press conference.

Andriy Kobolev, CEO of Ukraine's national energy company Naftogaz, said earlier Kiev appealed to Brussels after claiming that Russia lowered gas pressure along the transit pipeline.

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