The volume of imports of liquefied petroleum gas to Ukraine in February compared with January decreased by 3% and amounted to 61.5 thousand. At the same time, more than 75% of imports fell on deliveries from Russia, 24% - to Belarus. About 450 tons of the resource were supplied from Lithuania. This is reported by the "Consulting Group A-95", writes OilNews.
According to the company, February imports of LPG are in line with supplies in February 2016.
It is reported that there have been changes in the structure of imports. The largest volume in February was delivered from the plants of Rosneft, while, as in January, the deliveries from the GPP of Gazprom. 15.9 out of 16.9 thousand. T. LNG from Rosneft plants was supplied to the companies "Creative Trading" and "Glusko Ukraine" through the traders Glusco Enerdgy, Gikka Limited and Wexler Global.
Thus, as a result of February, the company "Glusko Ukraine" (including the amount of "Creative Trading") became the largest importer in Ukraine. The second and third place is occupied by "BRSM-Nafta" (9 thousand. In February) and "Hope" (7,6 thousand. T).
It is known that "Glusko Ukraine" is the exclusive supplier of LPG "Rosneft" to Ukraine.
The company recently concluded gas storage agreements with a pool of regional gas companies (Dniprregiongaz, Kharkivregiongaz, DP Propan and.
Traders note that import volumes increased significantly in the first half of March and if these rates continue for the rest of the month, the end of March and April may become a surplus period. "We go out on 100-110 thousand. T of imports in March. This is a very large amount of gas, and so is enough in the market, "- said the director of a large trader.