Natural gas demand in Spain grew by 13 percent in September compared to September 2016, Spain's natural gas company Enagas announced on Monday.
Enagas proclaimed that natural gas demand, which reached 26,153 gigawatt-hours, is the highest value for the month of September in the last five years.
According to the company's press release, conventional household demand increased 5 percent and consumption registered hikes in all industrial sectors, especially in construction and metallurgy.
The country's natural gas demand for electricity generation increased 44 percent, compared to the same month of the previous year, reaching 7,085 gigawatt-hours.
Enagas, the Madrid-based company founded in 1972, engages in the natural gas transportation, storage, and regasification business in Spain and internationally.
The company reported a €417.2 million net profit in 2016, which represents a 1.1 percent increase on the previous year, Enagas announced in February 2017.
By Muhsin Baris Tiryakioglu