The cost of gas production, including capital expenditure and all associated costs for the development of mining for the company “Ukrgazvydobuvannya”, which is part of the group, Naftogaz, is $ 250 per thousand cubic meters.
This broadcast one of the TV channels said the head of “Naftogaz of Ukraine” Andrey Kobelev, reports UNIAN.
“The total cost of gas production, excluding loan funds, which takes into account capital investments, funds for development, drilling, land acquisition, but excluding transportation and taxes – is approximately $ 250 per thousand cubic meters”, – he said.
According to KOBOLEV, in private companies the cost of production of natural gas even higher.
Earlier, the head of “ukrgazvidobuvannya” Oleg Prokhorenko said that the cost of a full cycle of gas production from commencement of drilling and production until the closure of the wells may vary from 180 to 250 dollars per thousand cubic meters.
“Ukrgazvydobuvannya”, 100% owned by “Naftogaz of Ukraine” is the largest gas producing company in Ukraine, providing about 75% of total gas production in the country.