Export price for gas “Gazprom” has fallen in I quarter of this year to an average of $162,1 per thousand cubic meters from $259,1 a year earlier.
In the fourth quarter of 2019, the export price of gas averaged $198 per thousand cubic meters, reports TASS.
Earlier today it became known that the loss of “Gazprom” under IFRS for the I quarter of 2020 amounted to 116,249 billion rubles against profit in 535,908 billion rubles a year earlier.
the last time the company recorded a quarterly loss for the third quarter of 2015, he then made up 2 billion rubles, said PRIME.
the Proceeds from sales “Gazprom” have decreased over the same period by 25% yoy to 1.74 trillion rubles, and net debt of the group increased in January—March by 18% to 3.74 trillion rubles.
Export “blue fuel” in April and may brought “Gazprom” (the monopoly on exports of pipeline gas from Russia) of $2.4 billion, and for the entire second quarter of the year such sales amounted to $3.5 billion That, according to estimates of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation, the minimum value for the quarter since 2002.
Before that, the Federal customs service cited statistics according to which Russia’s revenues from oil and gas exports fell sharply in April of this year. So, at the end of the reporting month revenue of Russian companies from the sale abroad of crude oil amounted to $4,446 billion, which is almost 40% less than in March 2020. Meanwhile, revenue from export of Russian pipeline gas made in April of $1,319 billion, while in March it received $1,766 billion.
New reality quarantine of the economy resulting from the pandemic coronavirus infection COVID-19, left without permission one-fifth of production facilities “Gazprom”: dynamics of production in may 2020, as earlier in April and March, decreases relative to the same month in 2019 at a stable 20%.
As was shown in the calculations of “Interfax” on the basis of givendata from CDU TEK, in may 2020, the group produced 32.9 billion cubic meters after 41,77 billion cubic meters in may 2019. It is also lower than in may 2018 (39,98 billion cubic meters), 2017 (35,93 billion cubic meters), but higher than for may of 2016 (27,53 billion cubic meters).
we will Add that in I quarter of current year “Gazprom” for the first time in its history, began to operate at a loss, counting on Russian accounting standards (RBSU), and the amount of loss amounted to 306 billion rubles, said the “Interfax”.
Issues of concern have become abnormally warm winter and the overcrowding of the European repositories, in which the company is actively pumped gas to improve the statistics for 2019. His role was played by the increase of other manufacturers in the supply of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to the European market. In the aggregate, a dramatic excess of supply over demand led to a record decline in fuel costs, stated Lenta.ru.
it was Also noted that by 2020, Gazprom has budgeted the sum of $133 per thousand cubic meters with a possible drop to $70 in summer, however, the pandemic coronavirus infection COVID-19 dealt another blow.
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