Gazprom ramped up its domestic supplies from the gas transmission system by 14.8 % (or by 21.3 billion m3) over said period of 2021.
As many as 25 Russian regions are already receiving heat supplies, almost a week earlier than last year.
The company increased its gas exports to the countries beyond the FSU to 138.6 billion m3.
Gazprom continues to keep the amounts of its gas supplies near the all-time high level (141.3 billion m3 for the same period of 2018).
This is higher than the figure for the same period of 2020 by 17.4 % (or by 20.6 billion m3).
Specifically, Gazprom increased gas supplies:
- to Turkey (+157.7 %)
- Germany (+35.8 %)
- Italy (+15 %)
- Romania (+347.6 %)
- Serbia (+125.9 %)
- Poland (+11.4 %)
- Bulgaria (+52.3 %)
- Greece (+12.8 %)
- Finland (+19 %)
The negative difference between the current inventories and last year's level is 22.8 billion m3 of gas.
Only 62 % of the total amount of gas that was withdrawn in the last heating season has been replenished.
As for Ukraine's UGS facilities, the negative difference versus last year is 30.6 % (or 8.2 billion m3 of gas).