Adversity and reform: Ukrainian gas market prospects

This Energy Insight looks at how far the Ukrainian gas market, one of Europe’s largest, has moved away from a model based on large-scale Russian imports and post-Soviet economic relationships, towards a new set of arrangements underpinned by closer integration with the European market. The transition is taking place against a volatile political and economic background of the military conflict in eastern Ukraine and the economic slump that has accompanied it. This article considers the progress of Ukraine’s efforts to minimise Russian gas imports, and to raise domestic gas production, and of Russia’s transit diversification policy. It surveys the changes in Ukraine’s domestic market.

By: Simon Pirani

Latest Tweets from @OxfordEnergy

  • OIES's @thierry_bros shares his views with @ICIS_energy "... investors need low cost LNG to guarantee profitability… https://t.co/eFnRD0ovAa

    November 14th

  • Russia’s gas pivot to Asia https://t.co/FIQFDGJnGR

    November 14th

  • As Denmark is considering its decision in respect of #NordStream2 permit, @katyafimava made a presentation about th… https://t.co/9ePnZ2SzST

    November 13th

Sign up for our Newsletter

Register your email address here and we will send you notification of new publications, comment, articles etc. automatically.