Exploration and Production

Exploration and Production

Naftogaz Exploration and Production Business Unit сovers prospecting, exploration, and development of oil and gas fields and production of hydrocarbons. The Business Unit accounts for more than 70% of national gas production
Performance for 2021
  • 12.93 commercial gas production (bcm)
  • 5,9increase of resource base (bcm) according to the international classification SPE PRMS
  • 50new wells are commissioned
  • 16.65UAH billion of capital investments
  • 16.2UAH billion of rent from hydrocarbon recovery paid

Performance for 2021

Priority areas of work — stabilization of production in depleted fields and increasing the resource base: exploration of fields in the Black Sea, Yuzivska gas field, 4 large fields under production-sharing agreements (PSA) and other fields
Priority areas of work — stabilization of production in depleted fields and increasing the resource base: exploration of fields in the Black Sea, Yuzivska gas field, 4 large fields under production-sharing agreements (PSA) and other fields
Key task
Improving the efficiency of production and finding new sources to increase the resource base. The Business Unit currently develops more than 140 hydrocarbon deposits in 12 regions of Ukraine. Exploration works to explore new oil and gas fields are carried out in the Dnieper-Donetsk basin (Yuzivska gas field), as well as in the Carpathian region and in the Black Sea.

Activity types

Management

Oleg Tolmachev
Director of Exploration & Production Division, Naftogaz
Oleg Tolmachev

Oleg Tolmachev is in charge of managing and developing the business of hydrocarbons production in Naftogaz Group. In particular, he is responsible for promoting new ambitious projects, engaging international partners and investors to their implementation. Oleg Tolmachev headed high-tech projects for the development of large fields in North America with gas and gas condensate deposits from both traditional reservoirs (East Texas Deep Bossier) and tight formations (Utica, Haynesville, Barnett, Marcellus, GranWash). His responsibilities included increasing project economic efficiency, building and managing multifunctional teams (geology, development, drilling, production, HC preparation and processing).

Oleksandr Romanyuk
Acting Director General, Ukrgasvydobuvannya JSC
Oleksandr Romanyuk

Prior to his appointment in May 2022, Oleksandr combined the duties of Naftogaz Group Director of the Exploration and Production Division and Ukrgasvydobuvannya Senior Deputy General Director. Has been working in the Company in leadership positions since 2015. Has over 20 years of experience in management, production and investment areas, in particular, in McKinsey&Company and EastOne Group.

Maksym Vityk
CEO of Nadra Yuzivska LLC
Maksym Vityk

Maksym Vityk is responsible for gas exploration and development of strategic areas of Naftogaz activities aimed at increasing the company's and Ukraine's hydrocarbon resource base. He has over 20 years of experience in the world's largest oil and gas companies, including ExxonMobil's USA divisions and Shell divisions in USA, Netherlands, Ukraine, Russia, and Egypt. He studied at Lviv University, Virginia Polytechnic Institute (USA) and has a PhD in geology.

Svitlana Nezhnova
General Director of NJSC "Chornomornaftogaz"
Svitlana Nezhnova

Svitlana has more than 20 years of experience in higher government and in the field of management and finance. She started her career in the Ministry of Economy of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea. In 2017 she graduated from Ivano-Frankivsk National Technical University of Oil and Gas with a degree in Oil and Gas Production. She currently heads the largest Ukrainian oil and gas

exploration and production company on the Ukrainian shelf of the Black and Azov Seas – NJSC "Chornomornaftogaz".

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