Full steam ahead for Ukraine’s gas production

Full steam ahead for Ukraine’s gas production


KYIV, July 6, 2023 – Naftogaz has commissioned eleven gas production wells in 2023 to meet the domestic demand in Ukraine, the state-owned energy company announced on Monday.

All wells produce more than 100,000 cubic metres per day, with four of them producing more than 300,000 cubic metres per day.

The location of the gasfields were not disclosed.


Most of the country’s gas prospects lie in the Kharkiv and Poltava regions.

Naftogaz is Ukraine’s largest gas producer, with 12.5 bcm (441 bcf) produced in 2022.

Ukraine has targeted output of 19 bcm (671 bcf) of gas in 2023, a year-on-year increase of 5%.

Ukraine has not imported gas from Russia since 2015.

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