Average daily natural gas production in October increased by 1.1% (0.6 million cubic meters per day) up to 55.1 million cubic meters.
This is evidenced by the operational data of JSC “Ukrtransgaz”.
As the newspaper notes, this is the first the growth rate in average daily production over the last 7 months. Since February, every month has declined, dropping from 58.7 million cu. m to 54.5 million cubic meters/day or 7.2%.
To stop the trend of decline in October managed state-owned company “Ukrgasdobycha”, which in relation to September increased the average daily production increased by 1.2 per cent to 39.3 million cubic meters.
At the same time in connection with the transfer clock to winter time on October 26 wells formally worked for 1 more hour, causing daily production on this number rose to 57,78 million cubic meters against 55,67 million cu. m. 25 Oct or of 55.64 million cubic meters on October 27. The uncertainty in the average daily rate of production for the month amounted to 0,14%.
Total gas production in the country in October 2019, according to “Ukrtransgaz”, amounted to 1.8 billion cubic meters, which is 5.8% less than in October 2018 (1,815 billion cubic meters).
In particular, the company reduced production by 9.3% (to about 125.4 million cubic m) to 1.22 billion cubic meters, “Ukrnafta” increased by 2.5% (2.4 million cubic meters) – up to 98.2 million cubic meters, private companies increased by 4.6% (17.3 million cubic meters) – up to 391,3 million cubic meters.
For 10 months of 2019 gas production decreased by 0.4% (to 68.8 million cubic meters) – to 17.23 billion cubic meters, compared with the same period in 2018 (of 17.29 billion cubic meters).
In particular, the company has cut production by 2.3% to 12.46 billion cubic meters, “Ukrnafta” increased by 8.6% to 982,3 million cubic meters, private companies increased by 4% to 3.8 billion cubic meters.
Recall, natural gas production in Ukraine in 2018, according to “Ukrtransgaz” has to 20.89 billion cubic meters, which is 0.3% (64.8 million cubic metres) exceeds the volume of 2017.