Romania, Natural gas distribution network amounted to 45,444.9 kilometers at the end of 2021

, SEE Energy News

According to data published by the National Institute of Statistics (INS), the length of the natural gas distribution network amounted to 45,444.9 kilometers at the end of 2021, which is 4.3 % compared to the previous year.

During 2021, natural gas was distributed in 969 localities, of which 248 in municipalities and cities. Compared to the previous year, in 2021, the length of natural gas distribution pipelines has expanded by 1,881.5 kilometers.

The volume of natural gas distributed at the end of 2021 was 9.58 billion cubic meters, 841.4 million cubic meters more than in the previous year. Of the total volume of natural gas distributed in 2021, 3.763 billion cubic meters were used in residential consumption, representing 39.3 % of the total volume of natural gas distributed.

Of the total volume of gas distributed, 87.3 % were distributed in urban areas.