Crimean gas production may increase by 50%-100% over the next several years, which should cover Crimea’s demand for energy, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has said.
The Crimean parliament has said the assets of the Ukrainian companies Ukrtransgaz, Chernomorneftegaz and the Feodosia petroleum products terminal would belong to Crimea.
The authorities of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, whose parliament has voted to break away from Ukraine, have taken under control local oil and gas deposits, and want Russia’s Gazprom to develop them, the Supreme Council’s Speaker Vladimir Konstantinov said, RIA Novo
A delegation of 11 representatives from Gazprom has arrived in Crimea, headed by Gazprom deputy chairman Vitaly Markelov, Espreso.TV has reported, citing a source from the Crimean government.
The state company Chernomornaftogaz increased natural gas production by 40.2% year over year to 1.48bn cubic metres in January-November, Chernomorneftegaz’s press service has said.
Terminal reports that according to State Procurement Bulletin number 59 (802) dated 29 July 2013, Chernomorneftegaz plans to hold open tender for technological study and analysis services.