Ukraine’s GeoSurvey meets current challenge, conducting auctions online.
Today five leading domestic hydrocarbons producers auctioned for 170 sq km petroleum acreages in Poltava region. The E&P license for 20 year period was sold for 24 million. That is the largest bid for energy and minerals resources in Ukrainian history.
Budytchano-Chutivska block was grabbed by private firm DTEK Oil&Gas, given higher bid than national producer UGV (PJSC Ukrgasvydobuvannya), and other three companies, among them – Regal Petroleum plc and UKRNAFTOBURINNYA PJSC (UNB).