The company plans to use basin analysis to assess the oil and gas potential of the sites.
Daily production figures are 165 thousand cubic meters of gas.
In August, the company replenished natural gas stocks in its underground storage facilities by 1 billion cubic meters.
The search for gas is a risky business in which the probability of losses is higher than success.
The deviation from the production plan is minus 1.6% or 0.125 billion cubic meters of gas.
According to public utilities, this will "reduce the cost of heating and hot water supply during the heating season."
Naftogaz has not purchased natural gas from Russia for more than 1,500 days
Gas imports nearly doubled compered to the previous year.