Romania imported, in the first eight months of 2022, a quantity of usable natural gas of 1.512 million tons of oil equivalent (toe), 20.1% (- 381,300 toe) less than in the same period last year, according to data centralized by the National Institute of Statistics (INS).
The domestic production of natural gas was, in the mentioned period, over 4.609 million toe, with 4.6% (223,300 toe) below that of the first eight months of 2021, according to Agerpres.
The National Strategy and Forecasting Commission estimates for 2022 a gas production of 7.45 million tep and imports of 2.33 million tep, increasing by 1.9% and decreasing by 19.6%, respectively, from year to year.