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Ukraine has fulfilled all the prerequisites for transporting gas through the Trans-Balkan corridor

From August 1, the GTS Operator of Ukraine increases the volume of natural gas measurement at the Grebeniki junction point, which creates all the prerequisites for gas transportation along the Trans-Balkan corridor.

This was reported by the press service companiesreports Ukrinform.

“From August 1, 2022, the GTS Operator of Ukraine increases the volume of the possibility of measuring natural gas at the Grebeniki junction (between Ukraine and Moldova) from 3.96 million cubic meters. m per day up to 6.12 million cubic meters. m per day. So Ukraine, for its part, has fulfilled all the prerequisites for transporting gas through the Trans-Balkan corridor,” the report says.

The company emphasizes that an increase in natural gas measurement volumes in the future opens up greater opportunities for both Ukrainian and European traders. EU customers will be able to import gas from LNG terminals in Greece and Turkey via the Trans-Balkan corridor through Ukraine to Hungary, Slovakia, and Poland.

As General Director of OGTSU Sergey Makogon noted, Ukraine hopes that international partners will also take appropriate steps to launch the Trans-Balkan route as soon as possible, which will accelerate the refusal of European countries from Russian gas, which will significantly strengthen the energy situation in the region.

Read also: Russia will completely lose the European gas market in three or four years – Makogon

As reported, the Ukrainian gas transmission system is capable of transporting more than 200 million cubic meters of gas per day to Europe. Now the Russians use only 42 million cubic meters. Three gas pipelines with a diameter of 1400 mm pass through the Sudzha GIS point: Yelets – Kremenchug – Krivoy Rog, Progress and Urengoy – Pomary – Uzhgorod – with a total technical transit capacity of 244 million cubic meters per day.

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