In London on 29 January in the framework of the Ukrainian forum on gas exploration and production international mining companies for sale presented 7 gas fields.
According to the head of the state service of Geology and mineral resources Oleg Kirilyuk, announced the 2nd round of the electronic auction for the sale of the 7 gas fields. The total area of the deposits is more than 2 million km?, and gas volumes exceed 2 billion m?. The initial price of permits for development of these deposits – $ 2 million.
The event was attended by the largest oil and gas companies: Shell, ExxonMobil, INA, Arawak, Erenco, MOL, Sand Hill, Trident Acquisitions.
Up for sale is a permit to develop Dobrinskogo and North Efremovskogo oil and gas field (Kharkiv region), Caboblanco (Ivano-Frankivsk region), Drohobych (Lviv region), Kalyuzhny (Sumy region), Obolonskogo and olenivs’ke (Chernihiv region).
Kiriluk noted that in 2019 Gosgeonedra plan to sell 30 oil and gas areas with a starting price of $ 50 million and projected reserves of 130 billion m? gas.
According to “Ukrtransgaz”, during 11 months of 2018 in Ukraine got 18.3 billion cubic meters of gas at the average daily production at 56.9 million cubic meters. In mid-November, daily production of natural gas reached a record in 2014, the volume of 59 million cubic meters.