Ivano-Frankivsk regional council has not yet approved PSA with Chevron

Ivano-Frankivsk regional council has not supported the proposal of Cabinet of Ministries of Ukraine and Ivano-Frankivsk state administration to approve the text of  the hydrocarbon product sharing agreement between the state of Ukraine, Chevron Ukraine B.V. company and LLC “Nadra Oleska”. Only 40 deputies out of 58 needed have voted for the relevant decision (about 90 deputies were present at the meeting).

Ministry of energy and coal industry of Ukraine, Mr. Eduard Stavytckyi, Head of Ivano-Frankivsk state administration, Mr. Mykhaylo Vyshyvaniuk, Head of the parliamentary committee on environmental policy issues, natural resource use and elimination of the consequences of Chornobyl disaster, Ms. Ityna Seh as well as 5 more deputies of national parliament have attended the meeting of regional council.

Deputies of the regional council decided to address the Cabinet of Ministries of Ukraine requesting to consider their comments to the draft agreement before its further discussion.

More detailed report from the meeting and comments of the parties are available in Ukrainian.