Business news from Ukraine


15 May , 2018  

Ukrnafta intends to drill two wells in Sumy and Lviv regions, the company’s press service has reported.
“The investment committee has approved the drilling of two new wells,” the report said.
According to the press service, in January-March 2018 the company carried out a number of steps to increase the productivity of existing wells.
“Eight wells were transferred to electric centrifugal pumps, as a result the average daily production of oil and condensate on these deposits increased by 70.4%, to 42.6 tonnes. In general, as of late March electric centrifugal pumps operated on more than 300 wells of the company,” the press service noted.
Since the beginning of the year, Ukrnafta has completed overhauls on 28 wells and has carried out 14 production intensifications.
“Among the main works carried out at the facilities is the transition to other productive horizons, the elimination of accidents with oil well tubing and downhole equipment, the elimination of leaks in the production column, the addition of productive horizons and the additional perforation of the operating ones. Thanks to the overhauls, as of March 31 the company had additionally extracted 1,082 tonnes of oil and condensate and 1.935 million cubic meters of gas. Intensification operations gave an additional 1,920 tonnes of oil with condensate and 181,000 cubic meters of gas,” the press service said.