Russia leads underground working gas storage capacity in Former Soviet Union
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Russia leads underground working gas storage capacity in Former Soviet Union

By GlobalData Energy 24 Sep 2021 (Last Updated September 24th, 2021 14:43)

With an active working gas capacity of 2,727bcf, Russia leads in this sector in the Former Soviet Union, with Severo-Stavropolskoe, Kasimovskoe and Sovhoznoe being the major active sites.

GlobalData’s latest report, ‘Underground Gas Storage Industry Outlook in Europe, North America, and Former Soviet Union (FSU) to 2025 – Capacity and Capital Expenditure Outlook with Details of All Operating and Planned Storage Sites,’ says that as of September 2021, the Former Soviet Union had 53 active underground gas storage sites with a total working gas capacity of 4,416.3bcf. The region’s share in the global working gas capacity is 27.7%.

Major active underground gas storage sites of the Former Soviet Union are Severo-Stavropolskoe (Russia), Bilche-Volytsa (Ukraine) and Kasimovskoe (Russia).

In the Former Soviet Union, as of September 2021, Russia leads with an active working gas capacity of 2,727bcf. Severo-Stavropolskoe, Kasimovskoe and Sovhoznoe are the major active underground gas storage sites in the country.

Ukraine is the second-highest country with an active working gas capacity of 1,101bcf. Bilche-Volytsa, Bogorodchany and Dashava are the major active underground gas storage sites in the country.

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