The jumper on the border with Poland allows the import of 18 million cubic meters per day
The company has completed a complex of construction works on connecting of new technological pipeline-jumper at the compressor station “Komarno” (Lviv oblast). About it reports a press-service of the company.
As noted in the press service, the design capacity of the upgraded site will make 15 million cubic meters per day in direct mode and 18 million cubic meters per day in reverse mode from Poland.
“The new configuration of the linear part of the pipeline will allow to transport blue fuel as in direct and reverse modes between Ukraine and Poland. The reconstruction will increase the capacity and maneuverability of transportation and will help to ensure reliable and uninterrupted operation during the heating season 2019/2020,” – said in the message.
Test start in the reverse mode, which will be the final stage in the completion of works is planned before the end of October.
We will remind, KS “Komarno” involved in the transportation of gas across the border Ukraine – Poland. Modernization of technological pipeline of the compressor station piping will significantly improve maneuverability and reliability of the GTS in the event of termination of transit of Russian gas from January 1, 2020.
Earlier, Minister of energy and the environment of Ukraine Alexey Orzhel stated that in the event of termination of Russian gas transit through Ukraine from January 1, 2020 Ukraine should provide itself with gas from underground storage.
The volume of gas in underground gas storages (UGS) of Ukraine as of October 13, 2019 made up 21.00 billion cubic meters.