Ukraine has ‘enough gas for winter’


Ukraine has enough gas to go through the winter season with around 2-3 bcm in storage, according to Maksim Timchenko, CEO of DTEK.

Delivering an online international media briefing, he said based on its estimations, it has enough thermal generation capacity too.

“The major problem will be how to bring power to different regions, because of the concentration of power stations in the western part of Ukraine, and the connections have mostly been destroyed,” said Timchenko. “We have limitations in capacity in bringing it from source of production to consumption.”

He said average capacity for the last few years has been 8.2 bcm. “As of today, if we keep production we will exit winter season at the level of 8 to 9 bcm gas storage, which is perfectly fine, especially given around a 40% drop in consumption.”

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