KYIV, Dec 3 Ц Ukrgazvydobuvannia plans to boost drilling by 66% in 2019 compared with the projected figure for 2018, to 524,000 meters, Head of the Drilling Department at Ukrgazvydobuvannia Mykhailo Paduchak said at the UGV Technology Day Kyiv last week.
"We plan to increase the figure for this year by 66% of total drilling Ц 314,000. This is the figure we are guided for 2018," he said.
According to Ukrgazvydobuvannia, growth in drilling in 2015 was 3.6%, and in 2016 Ц 14.7%. Drilling in 2017 grew by 25.4%, to 248,2000 meters.