Russia to Pump Record Volume of Gas into Underground Storage

Gazprom continues to pump into underground gas storage facilities (UGS) to replenish the fuel volumes taken this season and create a record operating reserve of 72.638 billion cubic meters of gas, Russian media informed.

Taking into account the reserves in the territory of Belarus and Armenia, the reserve will amount to 73.824 billion cubic meters.

At the same time, it is planned to bring the pumped volume per day to an unprecedented level of 847.9 million cubic meters, the holding said. Taking into account storage facilities in Belarus and Armenia, it will amount to 887.9 million cubic meters.

Gazprom stressed that the company’s priority task is to ensure high reliability of gas supplies to Russian and foreign consumers, and it continues to fulfill all contractual obligations.

It is also reported that the repair of 89 installations for complex and preliminary gas treatment at production facilities has been completed and that by the end of the year it is planned to commission new booster capacities at the Bovanenkovskoye and Yamburgskoye fields.