Belorusneft specialists have started performing hydraulic fracturing operations under the contract with Ukrgazvydobuvannia, a statement on the website of the oil company reads.
“In accordance with the contracts, the specialists will conduct 50 hydraulic fracturing operations in Poltava region. This is the first large-scale oil service project in Ukraine for the Belarusian oil company”, the report says.
Ukrgazvydobuvannia plans in 2016-2017 to conduct 100 hydraulic fracturing operations with the help of Belorusneft and Tacrom, which won the tenders, on the Shebelynka and Poltava gas deposits at a depth of 2,800-5,000 meters.
Ukrgazvydobuvannia plans to increase natural gas production from 14.5 billion cubic meters in 2015 and 2016 to 15.2 billion cubic meters in 2017, 16.5 billion cubic meters in 2018, 18.3 billion cubic meters in 2019, and 20.1 billion cubic meters in 2020. (Interfax/Business World Magazine)