British-Slovenian company Geoenergo, which has a concession contract for drilling in Slovenian Mura Depression area, announced that Croatian oil company INA will purchase natural gas from two wells in Northeastern Slovenia and transport it to its central gas station in Molve for further processing and cleaning.
All the necessary documents and permits for the start of natural gas production at two Geoenergo’s wells are expected to be completed in the next five months and test production should start in December this year. Geoenergo and its foreign partner Ascent Resources have been performing exploration activities at these two fields for several years and the findings suggest that the production could be profitable, but the project has been opposed by local environmental groups.
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Tags: Croatia, environmental, fracking, gas, Geoenergo, INA, purchase, Slovenia