Exploration & Production

Ukraine to pass bill to speed up permit-issuing process

Ukraine’s parliament is expected to pass a bill in December to shorten the time it takes to issue permits for oil and gas exploration
By Staff reporter 29 November 2017 0 28611

Ukraine’s parliament is expected to pass a bill in December to shorten the time it takes to issue permits for oil and gas exploration, Interfax-Ukraine has reported, quoting Roman Opimakh, executive director of the Association of Gas Producers of Ukraine.

Speaking at an Interfax-Ukraine press conference on Tuesday, Opimakh said the bill would shorten the time required to grant permits by 18 months, speeding up the launch of fields and relaxing the allocation of land for drilling wells by “several months”. The process currently...