Ukrainian portal "Correspondent.net" Lead statement Demchishina:
Shell left this project (...) Half a year ago, Shell announced that these works were not interesting for it. There was a long procedure for withdrawing from the agreement due to force majeure.
Recall that earlier in Shell expressed interest in the development of the Yuzovsky shale hydrocarbon field. The Yuzovskoye field geographically covers part of the Kharkiv and Donetsk regions.
The minister recalled that some time ago, the Nadra Yuzovskaya company was established to attract investments, which is now on the verge of liquidation. According to Demchishin, the company has about two months (until the end of the year) in order to “look for a new investor”. However, there is obvious pessimism in Demchishin's intonation, because to replace Shell on the same Yuzovsky gas field in such a short period of time will not succeed, and what a large company is ready to seriously invest in the production of shale gas at the price of oil below 50 dollars per barrel ...