Developing and strengthening: GAZMEREZHI receives licences for gas distribution in six regions

On 16 October, branches of LLC “Gas Distribution Networks of Ukraine”, which are part of Naftogaz Group, were granted licences by the National Energy and Utilities Regulatory Commission to commence gas distribution operations.

The relevant branches in the Vinnytsia, Dnipropetrovsk, Ivano-Frankivsk, Mykolaiv, Sumy and Khmelnytsky regions of Ukraine.

The main task of these newly established branches is to create uninterrupted gas supply routes from main gas pipelines to end consumers.

Currently, GAZMEREZHI meets the gas needs of 6.6 million customers across the country through its existing 14 branches.

During this most challenging period for the country, Naftogaz Group has created an outpost of the gas distribution sector - Ukraine’s first national gas distribution operator GAZMEREZHI. Our task is to develop and strengthen the strategic capacities of the system, ensuring operations continue even in the face of enemy shelling," said Naftogaz CEO Oleksiy Chernyshov.

Chernyshov added that the success of the 2023/2024 heating season and the well-being of residents in both the rear and front line areas directly depends on this.

Background: Naftogaz Group will be in charge of gas distribution in Cherkasy region.

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