Shell has confirmed the presence of gas in exploration well in the Kharkiv region

  • Shell got to the gas in the Kharkiv region

 

The British-Dutch company Shell has completed the drilling of the first exploration well Belyaevskaya-400 The Pavlovian-SVETLYY licensed gas station (Pervomajskij district, Kharkiv region) and confirmed the presence of gas reserves there. This is stated in the press service of the Kharkiv regional state administration, citing an interview the deputy chairman of the regional administration Yuri Sapronova television BTB.

"Fully completed project 5 million meters, and, according to experts, result: gas shows — positive," — said Sapronov.

He expressed the hope that Ukraine in 2020 will be able to fully meet the domestic needs of the population and in the gas industry, and in the future to become a gas exporter.

As reported, in October 2012 Shell and its subsidiary National Joint Stock Company "Naftogaz of Ukraine" "Ukrgasdobycha" under the joint venture agreement to start drilling 1st exploration well Belyaevskaya-400. January 25, Shell and the company "Nadra Hughes" (Kiev) signed a production sharing agreement. Investors in the project are the Company "Nadra Hughes’, 90% of which is owned by the National Joint Stock Company" Nadra Ukraine ", 10% -" SEC Geoservis ", and the company Shell, which in May 2012 won a contract to enter into a production sharing agreement with Ukraine. The initial phase of geological study provides for two-dimensional and three-dimensional seismic data and the drilling of 15 wells in the Hughes site. The minimum amount of investment by Hughes deposit for a period of exploration work is 1.6 billion USD. If the transition to the stage of industrial development investment must not be less than 30 billion USD.

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