January 25, 2022

Why an open gas market is more beneficial to consumers than a regulated one

In 2015, the law “On the natural gas market” came into force in Ukraine. This law aimed to implement the main European rules of gas supply on the Ukrainian market. Such rules include market-based gas pricing and free supplier choice.

Ukraine had a long history of state regulation of energy prices for household consumers, including natural gas. The price of gas for the population did not change from 2010 to 2014, and was five times lower than the gas price for industry and 1.4 times lower than gas for district heating. Why did Ukraine abandon such state regulation?

December 30, 2021

Where does gas come from and how does it get into my apartment?

For natural gas to burn reliably under the consumer's kettle from the first movement of a match, it requires the daily work of thousands of people who search for, extract, import, transport, and deliver gas.

What is the path of gas to the kitchens or boilers of Ukrainians?