Chairman of the board "Naftogaz" Andrew Kobolev said that the Dutch-British oil and gas company Shell may leave another project in Ukraine due to the government's decision to establish an annuity of 55%. He said this in the program "Shuster Live». "As the company Shell, just to clarify. There are several projects, one they really have left because of the war in the east, unfortunately, the project sales, is now open to question whether to continue or not, because the rent and that the government has set very high, "- said Kobolev.
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Roman Storozhev, president of the Association "Subsoil users of Ukraine" commented progress in improving access to the geological information and challenges faced by the government in this area.
Cabinet US is now considering the possibility of mining companies the right to begin drilling in the Arctic - in areas of Alaska and in the North Atlantic. As the text developed by the Department of the Interior resolution in the years 2017-2022 is expected to pay to rent a number of corporations engaged in the production of hydrocarbon resources, 10 sites in the waters of the Gulf of Mexico, 3, located on the Arctic shelf of Alaska and 1 - in the North Atlantic. Suitable applications for the right to operate these sites were made up to 30 March.
Ukrainian State Geological Institute (UkrDGRI) takes the state geological examination reports on the results of geological study and other geological materials. Cost of thr geological examination - 40 000 UAH.
The New Brunswick government has appointed a commission to study hydraulic fracturing and report back to cabinet within one year on whether the government's conditions for shale gas development can be met. Energy Minister Donald Arseneault says it is "responsible and prudent" for the government to do its due diligence and get more information about hydraulic fracturing. (CBC)
For stability of the autumn-winter 2015/2016 years. Ukraine needs to urgently develop the overall energy balance of the country with maximum detail. This was during a press conference, said Chairman of the "Ukrainian Energy Assembly", ex-Minister of Fuel and Energy Minister Ivan Plachkov, the correspondent.
Kuibyshev district prosecutor's office has returned to state ownership land with total area of nearly 60 hectares and cost more than 1.3 million UAH. According to the press service of the Prosecutor's Office of Zaporozhye region in 2005 the Kuibyshev granite quarry received special permission for use of mineral resources and use the land for the development of the field of granite.
NAK "Nadra Ukraine" identified 15 promising sites and development of methodological grounds for drilling operations for the extraction of shale gas. Such intentions the company said, noting that for each of these objects is developed separate business project in order to attract investment capital.
The Ministry of Environment has opened access to information about the cost of special permits for subsoil and subsoil acquired geological information that have been sold in recent years. This ministry said in a statement. Also in the public domain can now find information about the status of applications for special permits for subsoil korytuvannya.