This is evidenced by data from Ukrtransgaz.
At the same time, on August 15, 2020, the UGS occupancy was 77.1% (23,88 billion cubic meters) - that is, compared to last year, the UGS occupancy decreased by 26%.
In July the pumping amounted to 937 million cubic meters (30.2 million cubic meters per day), for August 1-15 - 469 million cubic meters of gas (31.3 million cubic meters per day).
As of June 29, gas reserves in the underground investing-in-ukraine/service-for-investors/warehouses/" rel="dofollow">storage facilities of JSC Ukrtransgaz amounted to 16 billion cubic meters. m, which is 5% (0.9 billion cubic meters) higher than at the beginning of the gas injection season.
Ukraine has started importing gas for injection into underground gas storage facilities, importing 15,7 million cubic meters since the beginning of the month.
By the next heating season (2021/2022), Ukraine plans to increase gas reserves in storage facilities to at least 17 billion cubic meters.
At a meeting on June 9, the Government approved a plan to prepare for the next heating season.
According to Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal, there are currently almost 16 billion cubic meters of gas in Ukraine's underground gas storage facilities, and its injection continues, "so that the heating season will run smoothly."