The Office of the President plans to increase gas production by 20% in a few years.
The company has released production figures for 11 months of this year.
The company discovered a new field with prospective resources of up to 5 billion cubic meters of gas.
However, the Association of Ukrainian Cities stated the volumes of gas to be supplied by Naftogaz at a reduced price would not be enough for the heating season.
Still, the decrease was contained a bit.
The site, according to preliminary estimates, has significant prospects for the development of gas deposits.
Naftogaz has not purchased natural gas from Russia for more than 1,500 days
Gas imports nearly doubled compered to the previous year.