Naftogaz released gas imports statistics for Q1 2016

Naftogaz hereby releases its quarterly report on actual prices and volumes of gas imported by the company in Q1 2016. The information is based on actual costs of Naftogaz confirmed by customs declarations submitted to relevant state bodies of Ukraine.

Naftogaz hereby releases its quarterly report on actual prices and volumes of gas imported by the company in Q1 2016. The information is based on actual costs of Naftogaz confirmed by customs declarations submitted to relevant state bodies of Ukraine. The company publishes such information quarterly during the second month following the corresponding quarter.

Natural gas prices specified in the tables do not include the cost of booked capacity services at the entry points to the gas transmission system of Ukraine. From 1 January 2016, the state regulator NEURC set this value at USD 12.47 dollars per tcm.

Information on weighted average price for gas deliveries is provided in aggregate form per quarter in order to meet the obligations of confidentiality and to preserve the negotiating position of Naftogaz in relations with its suppliers.

Weighted average price of gas imports by Naftogaz
aggregated by quarter, USD per thousand cubic meters (USD/tcm)

Period of gas delivery From all directions, including cost of transmission to the Ukrainian border From Europe, including cost of transmission to the Ukrainian border From Europe, at the delivery point
Q1 2016 198 198 191
Q4 2015 228 232 224
Q3 2015 266 266 258
Q2 2015 268 275 267

Volume of gas imports by Naftogaz
aggregated by month, billion cubic meters (bcm)
Month Volume of importsfrom all directions, bcm Volume of importsfrom Russia, bcm Volume of importsfrom Europe, bcm
March 2016 0.24 0.00 0.24
February 2016 0.97 0.00 0.97
January 2016 0.80 0.00 0.80
December 2015 0.02 0.00 0.02
November 2015 0.83 0.39 0.44
October 2015 2.18 2.00 0.18
September 2015 0.76 0.00 0.76
August 2015 1.03 0.00 1.03
July 2015 0.57 0.00 0.57
June 2015 1.29 0.51 0.78
May 2015 1.53 0.79 0.74
April 2015 1.45 0.29 1.16
Total 11.67 3.98 7.69

Note. Totals may not add up due to rounding.

In addition, Naftogaz publishes information on the maximum price of gas purchasing from European suppliers in terms of months. Data on individual suppliers are aggregated within each month. These are also published quarterly.

Maximum price of gas imported from Europe by Naftogaz
aggregated by month and individual suppliers within each month, USD/tcm
Month Maximum price, including cost of transportation to the Ukrainian border Maximum price, at the delivery point
March 2016 189 183
February 2016 203 196
January 2016 211 204
December 2015 209 202
November 2015 233 225
October 2015 242 235
September 2015 263 255
August 2015 281 273
July 2015 283 275
June 2015 286 278
May 2015 287 279
April 2015 282 276

Note. Natural gas prices specified in the tables do not include the cost of capacity distribution at the entry point to the gas transmission system of Ukraine to Ukrtransgaz.


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