Production and deliveries of natural gas



PRODUCTION AND DELIVERIES OF NATURAL GAS FOR 2018
Mln.cub.m (15°С)
  Links months of 2018
I II III IV V
Production 1 .. .. .. .. ..
Import 2 300 281 284 229 257
Export 3 5 1 1 0 0
Stock change 4 -96 -74 -50 28 50
Deliveries 5=1+2-3-4 391 354 333 201 207
TJ (GCV)
  Links months of 2018
I II III IV V
Production 1 .. .. .. .. ..
Import 2 11 600 10 800 11 000 8 900 9 900
Export 3 200 36 44 0 0
Stock change 4 -3 737 -2 874 -1 935 1 079 1 925
Deliveries 5=1+2-3-4 15 137 13 638 12 891 7 821 7 975

"-" figures not applicable or zero
"0" - less than half of unit employed
".." - confidential data
30.07.2018
PRODUCTION AND DELIVERIES OF ENERGY PRODUCTS
Contact
Contact organisation

National Statistical Institute

Contact organisation unit

"Environmental and Energy Accounts" Department

Contact name

Irina Dencheva - solid fuels

Antonia Parvanova - oil and petroleum products

Iveta Minkova - natural gas

Irina Mitova - electricity

Contact person function

Chief expert

State expert

Chief expert

Chief expert

Contact mail address

2, P.Volov Str., Sofia 1038, Bulgaria

Contact email address

IDencheva@nsi.bg

AParvanova@nsi.bg

IMinkova@nsi.bg

IMitova@nsi.bg

Contact phone number

+359 2 9857 625

+359 2 9857 589

+359 2 9857 191

+359 2 9857 476

Contact fax number
Metadata update
Metadata last certified11 August 2015
Metadata last posted11 August 2015
Metadata last update11 August 2015
Statistical presentation
Data description

Monthly data on production, imports (by country of origin), exports (by country of destination), marine bunkers, stock change and deliveries of energy products: solid fuels, oil and petroleum products, natural gas and electricity.

Classification system

· Nomenclature of energy products as part of PRODPROM to 2007;

· Nomenclature of energy products (PRODENERGY) since 01.01.2008.

Sector coverage

Economic activities, covered in data production are: Extraction of coal, oil and natural gas; Production of petroleum products; Production of BKB; Production of electricity; Transport via pipelines; Trade (imports/exports) of energy products.

Statistical concepts and definitions

Production, imports (by country of origin), exports (by country of destination), marine bunkers, stock change and deliveries of solid fuels, oil and petroleum products, natural gas and electricity.

Statistical unit

Statistical unit observed is enterprise.

Statistical population

Enterprises that produce, import and/or export energy products; operators, performing licensed activities of natural gas transmission and storage.

Reference area

For the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria.

Time coverage

Since January 2001.

Base period

Not applicable.

Unit of measure

Solid fuels - thousand tons

Oil and petroleum products - thousand tons

Natural gas - million m3 at 15C and TJ (Gross calorific value)

Electricity - GWh, thousand tons and TJ (Gross calorific value)

Reference period

Calendar month.

Institutional mandate
Legal acts and other agreements

· Law on Statistics;

· Regulation (EC) No 1099/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 October 2008 on energy statistics, amended by the Commission Regulation (EU) No 147/2013 of 13 February 2013 as regards the implementation of updates for the monthly and annual energy statistics.

Data sharing

Not applicable.

Confidentiality
Confidentiality - policy

· Law on Statistics;

· Regulation (EC) No 223/2009 on European statistics (recital 24 and Article 20(4)) of 11 March 2009 (OJ L 87, p. 164), stipulates the need to establish common principles and guidelines ensuring the confidentiality of data used for the production of European statistics and the access to those confidential data with due account for technical developments and the requirements of users in a democratic society:

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:L:2009:087:0164:0173:EN:PDF

Confidentiality - data treatment

Individual data are not published in accordance with article 25 of the Law on Statistics. The publishing of individual data can be performed only in accordance with article 26 of the same law.

Release policy
Release calendar

Date for publishing of statistical information is according to the Release Calendar presenting the results of the statistical surveys carried out by the National Statistical Institute. Statistical information on the production and deliveries of energy products are published 60 days after the reference period.

Release calendar access

The calendar is available on the NSI website: http://www.nsi.bg/en/node/480

User access

Statistical data are published on the NSI website, section Energy in accordance with the Law on Statistics and the European Statistics Code of Practice respecting the professional independence and aimed at objectivity, transparency and equal treatment of all consumers.

Frequency of dissemination

Monthly.

Accessibility and clarity
News release

Regular Press releases.

Publications

Not applicable.

On-line database

Detailed results are available to all users of the NSI website under the heading Domain statistics - Energy - Production and deliveries of energy products: http://www.nsi.bg/en/node/5019

Micro-data access

Not applicable.

Other

Electronic questionnaires to the interested state institutions.

Documentation on methodology

Annex B - Monthly energy statistics of the Regulation (EC) No 1099/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 October 2008 on energy statistics, amended by the Commission Regulation (EU) No 147/2013 of 13 February 2013 as regards the implementation of updates for the monthly and annual energy statistics.

Quality documentation

Short Quality reports.

Quality management
Quality assurance

Methodology of Eurostat is applied.

Quality assessment

Data are national representative.

Relevance
User needs

No study has been conducted on the needs of users and the number of visits in the online database so far.

User satisfaction

Not applicable.

Completeness

Data completely cover the requirements of the Regulation (EC) No 1099/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 October 2008 on energy statistics, amended by the Commission Regulation (EU) No 147/2013 of 13 February 2013 as regards the implementation of updates for the monthly and annual energy statistics.

Accuracy and reliability
Overall accuracy

Data are reliable, the accuracy is good.

Sampling error

Not applicable.

Non-sampling error

Not applicable.

Timeliness and punctuality
Timeliness

60 days after the reference month.

Punctuality

Data are published on time according to the Release Calendar presenting the results of the statistical surveys carried out by the National Statistical Institute.

Coherence and comparability
Comparability - geographical

Not applicable.

Comparability - over time

Completely comparable time series without any breaks.

Coherence - cross domain

Not applicable.

Coherence - internal

Not applicable.

Cost and burden

Not applicable.

Data revision
Data revision - policy

Revisions are possible in case of errors.

Data revision - practice

Not applicable.

Statistical processing
Source data

Survey by electronic questionnaire.

Frequency of data collection

Monthly.

Data collection

Data collection is carried out with a questionnaire in Excel format, sent by e-mail.

Data validation

The questionnaires contain logical and arithmetical controls. Validation is done at regional level - in RSO and at national level - in NSI, and is expressed in comparison with the previous periods and other internal sources of information.

Data compilation

Aggregating of data at national level using Visual Basic.

Adjustment

Not applicable.

Comment

Data on production and imports of oil are confidential and are not published.

Metadata Structure Definition: ESMS_MSD+BNSI+2.0+SDMX.2.0.xml
PRODUCTION AND DELIVERIES OF ENERGY PRODUCTS
Contact
Contact organisation

National Statistical Institute

Contact organisation unit

"Environmental and Energy Accounts" Department

Contact name

Irina Dencheva - solid fuels

Antonia Parvanova - oil and petroleum products

Iveta Minkova - natural gas

Irina Mitova - electricity

Contact person function

Chief expert

State expert

Chief expert

Chief expert

Contact mail address

2, P.Volov Str., Sofia 1038, Bulgaria

Contact email address

IDencheva@nsi.bg

AParvanova@nsi.bg

IMinkova@nsi.bg

IMitova@nsi.bg

Contact phone number

+359 2 9857 625

+359 2 9857 589

+359 2 9857 191

+359 2 9857 476

Contact fax number
Metadata update
Metadata last certified11 August 2015
Metadata last posted11 August 2015
Metadata last update11 August 2015
Statistical presentation
Data description

Monthly data on production, imports (by country of origin), exports (by country of destination), marine bunkers, stock change and deliveries of energy products: solid fuels, oil and petroleum products, natural gas and electricity.

Classification system

· Nomenclature of energy products as part of PRODPROM to 2007;

· Nomenclature of energy products (PRODENERGY) since 01.01.2008.

Sector coverage

Economic activities, covered in data production are: Extraction of coal, oil and natural gas; Production of petroleum products; Production of BKB; Production of electricity; Transport via pipelines; Trade (imports/exports) of energy products.

Statistical concepts and definitions

Production, imports (by country of origin), exports (by country of destination), marine bunkers, stock change and deliveries of solid fuels, oil and petroleum products, natural gas and electricity.

Statistical unit

Statistical unit observed is enterprise.

Statistical population

Enterprises that produce, import and/or export energy products; operators, performing licensed activities of natural gas transmission and storage.

Reference area

For the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria.

Time coverage

Since January 2001.

Base period

Not applicable.

Unit of measure

Solid fuels - thousand tons

Oil and petroleum products - thousand tons

Natural gas - million m3 at 15C and TJ (Gross calorific value)

Electricity - GWh, thousand tons and TJ (Gross calorific value)

Reference period

Calendar month.

Institutional mandate
Legal acts and other agreements

· Law on Statistics;

· Regulation (EC) No 1099/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 October 2008 on energy statistics, amended by the Commission Regulation (EU) No 147/2013 of 13 February 2013 as regards the implementation of updates for the monthly and annual energy statistics.

Data sharing

Not applicable.

Confidentiality
Confidentiality - policy

· Law on Statistics;

· Regulation (EC) No 223/2009 on European statistics (recital 24 and Article 20(4)) of 11 March 2009 (OJ L 87, p. 164), stipulates the need to establish common principles and guidelines ensuring the confidentiality of data used for the production of European statistics and the access to those confidential data with due account for technical developments and the requirements of users in a democratic society:

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:L:2009:087:0164:0173:EN:PDF

Confidentiality - data treatment

Individual data are not published in accordance with article 25 of the Law on Statistics. The publishing of individual data can be performed only in accordance with article 26 of the same law.

Release policy
Release calendar

Date for publishing of statistical information is according to the Release Calendar presenting the results of the statistical surveys carried out by the National Statistical Institute. Statistical information on the production and deliveries of energy products are published 60 days after the reference period.

Release calendar access

The calendar is available on the NSI website: http://www.nsi.bg/en/node/480

User access

Statistical data are published on the NSI website, section Energy in accordance with the Law on Statistics and the European Statistics Code of Practice respecting the professional independence and aimed at objectivity, transparency and equal treatment of all consumers.

Frequency of dissemination

Monthly.

Accessibility and clarity
News release

Regular Press releases.

Publications

Not applicable.

On-line database

Detailed results are available to all users of the NSI website under the heading Domain statistics - Energy - Production and deliveries of energy products: http://www.nsi.bg/en/node/5019

Micro-data access

Not applicable.

Other

Electronic questionnaires to the interested state institutions.

Documentation on methodology

Annex B - Monthly energy statistics of the Regulation (EC) No 1099/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 October 2008 on energy statistics, amended by the Commission Regulation (EU) No 147/2013 of 13 February 2013 as regards the implementation of updates for the monthly and annual energy statistics.

Quality documentation

Short Quality reports.

Quality management
Quality assurance

Methodology of Eurostat is applied.

Quality assessment

Data are national representative.

Relevance
User needs

No study has been conducted on the needs of users and the number of visits in the online database so far.

User satisfaction

Not applicable.

Completeness

Data completely cover the requirements of the Regulation (EC) No 1099/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 October 2008 on energy statistics, amended by the Commission Regulation (EU) No 147/2013 of 13 February 2013 as regards the implementation of updates for the monthly and annual energy statistics.

Accuracy and reliability
Overall accuracy

Data are reliable, the accuracy is good.

Sampling error

Not applicable.

Non-sampling error

Not applicable.

Timeliness and punctuality
Timeliness

60 days after the reference month.

Punctuality

Data are published on time according to the Release Calendar presenting the results of the statistical surveys carried out by the National Statistical Institute.

Coherence and comparability
Comparability - geographical

Not applicable.

Comparability - over time

Completely comparable time series without any breaks.

Coherence - cross domain

Not applicable.

Coherence - internal

Not applicable.

Cost and burden

Not applicable.

Data revision
Data revision - policy

Revisions are possible in case of errors.

Data revision - practice

Not applicable.

Statistical processing
Source data

Survey by electronic questionnaire.

Frequency of data collection

Monthly.

Data collection

Data collection is carried out with a questionnaire in Excel format, sent by e-mail.

Data validation

The questionnaires contain logical and arithmetical controls. Validation is done at regional level - in RSO and at national level - in NSI, and is expressed in comparison with the previous periods and other internal sources of information.

Data compilation

Aggregating of data at national level using Visual Basic.

Adjustment

Not applicable.

Comment

Data on production and imports of oil are confidential and are not published.

Metadata Structure Definition: ESMS_MSD+BNSI+2.0+SDMX.2.0.xml
  • Monday, 30 July 2018 - 11:00

    In May 2018 compared to April 2018 an increase is reported for the production of solid fuels - by 22.8%. After the planned repairs of production facilities done in March - April 2018, the production of petroleum products was restored to levels near to its usual levels. At the same time a decrease is reported for the production of electricity - by 1.7%.

    In May 2018 compared to April 2018 an increase is reported for the deliveries of solid fuels - by 22.0%, liquefied petroleum gases - by 17.1%, natural gas - by 3.0% and electricity - by 3.6%. At the same time a decrease is reported for the deliveries of unleaded motor gasoline by 30.2% and transport diesel by 1.1%.

  • Friday, 29 June 2018 - 11:00

    In April 2018 compared to March 2018 an insignificant increase is observed in the production of petroleum products, which is due to continuing planned repair of production capacities during this period. At the same time a decrease is reported for the production of solid fuels - by 36.1% and electricity - by 25.6%.

    In April 2018 compared to March 2018 an increase is reported for the deliveries of unleaded motor gasoline by 2.4%. At the same time a decrease is reported for the deliveries of solid fuels - by 35.5%, liquefied petroleum gases - by 4.7%, natural gas - by 39.6% and electricity - by 27.6%. No change for the deliveries of transport diesel.

  • Wednesday, 30 May 2018 - 11:00

    In March 2018 compared to February 2018 an increase is reported for the production of solid fuels - by 6.5% and electricity - by 4.9%. Significant drop is observed in the production of petroleum products, which is due to planned repair of production capacities done in March 2018, as a decrease is reported for the production of unleaded motor gasoline - by 99.2% and transport diesel - by 87.0%. No production of liquefied petroleum gases.

    In March 2018 compared to February 2018 an increase is reported for the deliveries of solid fuels - by 4.2%, liquefied petroleum gases - by 22.9%, unleaded motor gasoline - by 16.7%, and transport diesel - by 22.4%. At the same time a decrease is reported for the deliveries of natural gas - by 5.9% and electricity - by 0.9%.

  • Monday, 30 April 2018 - 11:00

    In February 2018 compared to January 2018 a decrease is reported for the production of solid fuels - by 21.8%, unleaded motor gasoline - by 19.4%, transport diesel - by 31.3%, and electricity - by 6.1%. No change for the production of liquefied petroleum gases.

    In February 2018 compared to January 2018 an increase is reported for the deliveries of liquefied petroleum gases - by 6.1%, unleaded motor gasoline - by 9.1%, and transport diesel - by 18.5%. At the same time a decrease is reported for the deliveries of solid fuels - by 20.2%, natural gas - by 9.5%, and electricity - by 11.7%.

  • Friday, 30 March 2018 - 11:00

    In January 2018 compared to December 2017 an increase is reported for the production of electricity by 0.5%. At the same time a decrease is reported for the production of solid fuels - by 4.1%, unleaded motor gasoline - by 1.2%, and transport diesel - by 9.2%. No change for the production of liquefied petroleum gases.

    In January 2018 compared to December 2017 an increase is reported for the deliveries of unleaded motor gasoline - by 3.1%, natural gas - by 7.1% and electricity - by 9.2%. At the same time a decrease is reported for the deliveries of solid fuels - by 4.9%, liquefied petroleum gases - by 21.4%, and transport diesel - by 25.3%.

  • Wednesday, 28 February 2018 - 11:00

    In December 2017 compared to November 2017 an increase is reported for the production of solid fuels - by 6.8%, liquefied petroleum gases - by 11.1%, unleaded motor gasoline - by 5.2%, transport diesel - by 6.7% and electricity - by 2.7%.

    In December 2017 compared to November 2017 an increase is reported for the deliveries of solid fuels - by 7.7%, transport diesel - by 1.2%, natural gas - by 10.6% and electricity - by 7.1%. At the same time a decrease is reported for the deliveries of unleaded motor gasoline - by 36.0%. No change for the deliveries of liquefied petroleum gases.

  • Tuesday, 30 January 2018 - 11:00

    In November 2017 compared to October 2017 an increase is reported for the production of transport diesel - by 7.6% and electricity - by 17.3%. A decrease is reported for the production of solid fuels - by 16.7% and liquefied petroleum gases - by 10.0%. No change for the production of unleaded motor gasoline.

    In November 2017 compared to October 2017 an increase is reported for the deliveries of unleaded motor gasoline - by 35.1%, natural gas - by 33.1% and electricity - by 11.5%. At the same time a decrease is reported for the deliveries of solid fuels - by 16.2%, liquefied petroleum gases - by 6.7% and transport diesel - by 22.3%.

  • Friday, 29 December 2017 - 11:00

    In October 2017 compared to September 2017 an increase is reported for the production of solid fuels - by 13.0%, unleaded motor gasoline - by 0.7% and electricity - by 0.2%. A decrease is reported for the production of transport diesel - by 6.3% and natural gas - by 25.0%. No change for the production of liquefied petroleum gases.

    In October 2017 compared to September 2017 an increase is reported for the deliveries of solid fuels - by 12.7%, liquefied petroleum gases - by 2.3%, transport diesel - by 1.4%, natural gas - by 33.3% and electricity - by 9.7%. At the same time a decrease is reported for the deliveries of unleaded motor gasoline - by 33.9%.

  • Wednesday, 29 November 2017 - 11:00

    In September 2017 compared to August 2017 an increase is reported for the production of solid fuels - by 12.1% and unleaded motor gasoline - by 4.4%. A decrease is reported for the production of liquefied petroleum gases - by 9.1%, transport diesel - by 6.9%, natural gas - by 20.0% and electricity - by 10.2%.

    In September 2017 compared to August 2017 an increase is reported for the deliveries of solid fuels - by 12.1%, unleaded motor gasoline - by 3.9% and natural gas - by 11.4%. At the same time a decrease is reported for the deliveries of liquefied petroleum gases - by 13.7%, transport diesel - by 5.6% and electricity - by 5.8%. 

  • Monday, 30 October 2017 - 11:00

    In August 2017 compared to July 2017 an increase is reported for the production of solid fuels - by 4.4%, unleaded motor gasoline - by 1.3%, transport diesel - by 2.2% and electricity - by 1.9%. There is no change in the production of liquefied petroleum gases and natural gas.

    In August 2017 compared to July 2017 an increase is reported for the deliveries of solid fuels - by 3.3%, liquefied petroleum gases - by 15.9%, unleaded motor gasoline - by 37.8%, transport diesel - by 24.1% and electricity - by 0.7%. At the same time a decrease is reported for the deliveries of natural gas - by 5.6%.  

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