IHS — Ukraine is able to increase gas output by 50% per year


Ukraine is able to increase gas output by 50% to 30 bn cu m per year, informed Senior Director of the international consulting company in the energy sector IHS Energy Matthew Sagers.

«The resource base shows that Ukraine will be able to produce 30 bn cu m of gas which is the larger part of all consumption in Ukraine,» he said at the roundtable in Kyiv.

Noteworthy, Ukraine produces now around 20 bn cu m per year. The state-owned company Ukrgazvydobuvannya produces the main volume of gas.

As Capital reported, in the beginning of October Ukrgazvydobuvannya has completed the test of extension well No. 27 in Komyshnya, Poltava oblast, the depth of which amounted to 6,200 m. As a result, the new gas deposits were discovered.

Source: RBC-Ukraine
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