Exploration Department

Ukrgasvydobuvannya performs exploration operations searching for new hydrocarbon fields in Dniprovsko-Donetska depression, and in the Carpathian region. Also, in collaboration with Chornomornaftogas DJSC, the Company performs joint operations for Shidno-Kazantipske field (Azov Sea) development.

Today Ukrgasvydobuvannya conducts development of 136 hydrocarbon fields in Ukraine. 2 new fields were discovered in 2010 based on the results of the geologic exploration operations: Butsivske (Lviv region) and Pivnichno-Mygrynske (Lugansk region). Also, reserve addition was performed at 6 existing fields.

The Company continues to perform activities for further appraisal of Dniprovsko-Donetska depression fields and conducts hydrocarbon search and exploration at great depths up to 6 000 meters.