Russian gas giant Gazprom said its exports of gas to outside ex-Soviet Union countries dropped by 41.3 percent in January.
The company’s gas exports to the countries beyond the FSU amounted to 11.4 billion cubic meters. These exports dropped 8 bcm compared to the figure for the same period of 2021, Gazprom said in a statement.
At the same time, Gazprom increased its supplies to Bulgaria by 20.6 percent and to Bosnia and Herzegovina by 12.9 percent.
“The company’s gas deliveries are carried out as requested by consumers in full compliance with contractual obligations,” Gazprom said.
In addition, Gazprom produced 47.4 bcm of gas in January. This marked a rise of 1 percent when compared to the same period of last year.
Gazprom ramped up its domestic supplies from the gas transmission system by 3.2 percent or by 1.1 bcm over said period of 2022, it said.