“Gas transit through Ukraine in the first half of January was the lowest in the last four years,” the country’s transmission system operator said.
The Kremlin says it can increase gas supplies to the EU market at any time.
A total of 34.8 bcm of gas was transported to Turkey and Europe in 2 years via the Turkish Stream pipeline, the local Anadolu Agency has reported.
A new contract has been signed for the supply of natural gas to Botas starting from January 1.
Gas transit from Russia to Slovakia through Ukraine drops 67% from year-start.
“Gazprom’s board is in talks with the St. Petersburg authorities regarding the construction of a third skyscraper,” Gazprom said in a press release.
A spokesman for Russia’s energy monopoly Gazprom, said the latest natural gas shortage in Western Europe was a result of the lack of bids, rather than Gazprom’s fault.
Gazprom said its board has approved a memorandum with Linde regarding the construction of the third liquefaction train at the LNG production complex in Ust-Luga.
Gazprom has transferred to LVNG the subsurface use license for the area that includes Vaneyvisskoye and Layavozhskoye.
As of December 17, the gas-in procedure for the second string of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline has started.