03.05.17 10:43

Ukraine’s gas consumption dropped by 16.5 billion cubic meters in five years

Ukraine has cut its gas consumption during the cold seasons almost in half. However, it is still impossible to analyze the trends in consumption of gas by households.

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Comparison of gas volumes consumed in 2012-2013 and 2016-2017 heating seasons allows asserting that general gas consumption dropped by almost 16.5 billion cubic meters. An editor for ZN.UA Alla Yeremenko wrote in her article, Censor.NET reports.

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The expert believes that it is not yet possible to analyze the trends in gas consumption by each separate household as great share of them have no domestic gas meters while many apartment houses also lack gas flow counters. Nevertheless, the data of Ukrtranshaz which delivers gas to and through Ukraine being national gas transmission system operator gives a full picture of the volumes and dynamics of fuel consumption by certain categories of consumers.

"If we compare the volumes of gas consumed in 2012-2013 and 2016-2017 heating seasons, it is obvious that general gas consumption decreased by almost 16.5 billion cubic meters - from 39.982 to 23.495 billion," the author of the article stressed.

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