In January 2022, the transit of natural gas to the Balkans resumed, but supplies to Slovakia and Poland were significantly reduced.
In January 2022, the transit of natural gas through the Ukrainian gas transmission system (GTS) amounted to 1.664 billion cubic meters, which was 57% lower than in the same period of 2021.
The transit of gas to Slovakia decreased by 53% to 1.04 billion cubic meters. The share of this direction in total transit was 62.5%.
At the same time, the transit of natural gas to Moldova increased by 1.3% to 398 million cubic meters. In addition, in 2022 gas transit to Romania was resumed in the amount of 116 million cubic meters (-24.6% from January 2021). Gas transit to Poland decreased to 110 million cubic meters (-66%).
In January 2022 compared to January 2021, the average daily volume of Russian gas transportation through the territory of Ukraine decreased by 57% to 53.7 million cubic meters per day. This is significantly below the minimum reserved amount under the current gas transit agreement.
The transit of natural gas through Ukraine in 2021 amounted to 41.6 billion cubic meters. m, with a reserved 44.4 billion cubic meters. m of transit capacity. The average daily volume of transportation is 114.8 million cubic meters. m.
*The current Transit Contract between NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine and the Russian PJSC Gazprom concluded at the end of 2019 for a period of five years. It provides for the booking by Gazprom of transit capacities in the amount of 65 billion cubic meters (178 million cubic meters per day) in 2020 and 40 billion cubic meters (110 million cubic meters per day) in 2021-2024.