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Ukraine to increase gas in underground storage to 17 bcm by winter

07 September 2017402

Ukraine will accumulate no less than 17 billion cubic meters (bcm) of gas in underground storage facilities by the onset of the 2017/2018 heating season, Deputy Prime Minister Volodymyr Kistion has said.

"I am confident that the goal stipulated in the plan of measures, that is a volume of no less than 17 bcm, will be fulfilled," he said at a government session on Wednesday, Intefax reports.

As reported, Ukraine had 14.896 bcm of gas in storage as of September 1, 2017, which is already more than the 14.732 bcm it had in storage as of the start of the 2016/2017 heating season on October 12, 2016.


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