“Ukrgazvidobuvannya” buy from the Chinese company drilling rig for 351 million UAH

Chinese Zhongman won the tender for “Ukrgazvydobuvannya” procurement of new mobile drilling units (SBUs) with a lifting capacity of 125 tons per 351,08 million UAH (including VAT). Notification of intention to conclude the Treaty published on 2 October in the ProZorro.

Equipment will be supplied until 31 may 2019.

Purchased MBU with diesel drive intended for capital repair of wells up to 6000 m of drilling oil and gas wells to a depth of 2800 m.

Also participated in the auction: Sichuan Honghua Petroleum Equipment Co., China Petroleum Technology & Development Corporation, Yantai Jereh Petroleum Equipment & Technologies Co. and Redditizio limited.

We will remind, in the end of 2017 “ukrgazvidobuvannya” entered into an agreement with Bentec GmbH Drilling & Oilfield Systems (Germany) for the purchase of 5 rigs for $110 million. The first installation will put the company in October 2018.

As reported on the website enkorr, in November 2017, the company signed two contracts with the company RG Petro-machinery Group Co (China) for the supply of three mobile drilling rigs in the amount of $11.35 million

In August of the same year, “ukrgazvidobuvannya” determined the winners of the tenders for the purchase of 12 drilling rigs for two of the Chinese company Sichuan Honghua Petroleum Equipment for the delivery of 10 rigs for $123,85 million and Shandong Kerui Petroleum Equipment for delivery of 2 rigs with a lifting capacity of 320 tons for $18.49 million

Another Chinese company Xinjiang Beiken Energy Engineering Co in July 2017 was the winner for 4 lots in the tender for drilling services in Poltava and Kharkiv regions. For the drilling of 24 wells, the Chinese company offered a total of $61.7 million.

As a whole up to 2020 “Ukrgazvydobuvannya” plans to buy 20 new drilling rigs of different power.

Strategy GWL 20/20 provides for the increase of gas production from 14.5 billion cubic meters in 2015 and 2016 to 15.2 billion cubic meters in 2017, to 16.5 billion cubic metres in 2018, to 18.3 billion cubic meters in 2019, 20.1 billion cubic meters in 2020.

Gas production groundwater table in 2017, increased by 4.4% (645,751 million cubic meters) compared with the year 2016 — up to 15 billion 250,842 million cubic meters In the same time limit on production for 2018 is reduced to 15.94 billion cubic meters that the company explain blocking the issuance of her license.


“Ukrgazvydobuvannya”, 100% owned by “Naftogaz of Ukraine” is the largest gas producing company in the country, providing about 75% of total gas production in the country.

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