Gas in Ukraine is accumulated according to the plan. This winter will be easier to pass — expert

August 04, 2023

Accumulation of natural gas in Ukraine is going on according to the plan, it is planned to have 14 BCM before winter, 11.7 billion are already available.

In addition, a sufficient amount of coal has been accumulated.

As for the shortage of electricity, it is worth noting that the deficit in Ukraine is covered by imports from European countries, Volodymyr Omelchenko, Razumkov Centre Energy Programmes Director, said to the FREEDOM TV channel. The expert also emphasized that Ukraine has improved protection of its energy infrastructure against Russian missile attacks.

See more in the video interview (in Ukrainian).


Volodymyr Omelchenko

Director, Energy Programmes

Born in 1967 in Kyiv

Education: Kyiv Politechnic Institute, Department of Chemical Engineering (1992)

Author of over 50 scientific works and op-ed publications. Took part in development and implementation of international energy projects and scientific research in international energy policy


1992 – 1996 — worked in different positions in the mechanical engineering industry

1997 – 1998 — Head Expert of the Division of Oil, Gas and Petroleum Refining Industry of the Ministry of Economy of Ukraine

1998 – 2003 — Naftohaz Ukrayiny National Joint-Stock Company, in Charge of Oil Transportation Section

2004 – 2007 — Chief Consultant at the National Institute of International Security Problems of Ukraine’s NSDC

since February, 2007 — Leading Expert, Razumkov Centre. Director of Energy Programmes since 2013

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