January 17, PJSC "Ukrnafta" sold 4 million cubic meters of natural gas, resource January 2019 at a price of 9710 UAH per thousand cubic meters in one lot. Thus, the deal amount is 38,84 million UAH.

Ukrnafta puts up for sale a January resource not for the first time, and the starting price of natural gas of the company gradually decreased from 10100 UAH to 9600 UAH per thousand cubic meters, similar to general market trends. During the trading session on January 17, in the presence of a high level of competition, the price increased in 11 steps for 10 UAH each, in general, the price increased from 9600 UAH per thousand cubic meters for 110 UAH and amounted to 9710 UAH per thousand cubic meters.

"In terms of natural gas trades, we started 2019 quite successfully, said Oleksandr Kovalenko, CEO of the Ukrainian Energy Exchange, at the exchange 11,35 million cubic meters of gas had already been sold, which is twice as high as at the beginning of last year. Today, Ukrnafta managed to effectively implement its trading strategy. We are grateful for the confidence of leading market participants and we hope that this trend will continue in 2019".

Recall, that on 15th January, 5,5 million cubic meters of February resource at the trades of the Ukrainian Energy Exchange sold Poltava Petroleum Company.