Shell and PJSC «Ukrgasproduction» within their joint activities agreement have started drilling the second exploration well Novo-Mechybelivska-100. The aim of the project is the exploration for natural gas in tight sand formations.
Novo-Mechybelivska-100 well is located in Blyznikivskyi district of Kharkiv region within the administrative borders of Novonadezhdivka village council.
It is planned that the drilling phase will last for 9-10 months. The well is vertical and the planned depth is 5000 meters. Drilling is performed by the rig owned by Saipem international drilling company.
The size of the drilling site is 6 hectares (300 meters long and 200 meters wide).