Protected Carbon in Hungary

Basic Data

This table shows a summary of reserves and potential emissions from fossil fuel extraction projects in protected areas in Hungary (including projects that are currently extracting, planned or idled).

  • Fossil Fuel Type
  • Fossil Fuel Quantity
  • CO2 Quantity (MT CO2e)
  • Oil & Gas
  • 95.5 MMBOE
  • 40.0
  • Coal
  • 0.0 MT
  • 0.0
  • Combined
  • 40.0

This table shows a summary of potential emissions from fossil fuel deposits under protected areas in Hungary. Many of these are not yet the target of any industry activities and could more easily become part of a non-extraction policy.

  • Fossil Fuel Type
  • CO2 Quantity (MT CO2e)
  • Oil & Gas
  • 3.3
  • Coal
  • 122.0
  • Combined
  • 125.3

Profiting Companies and Governments

  • Fossil Fuel Type
  • Profiting Company
  • Oil & Gas
  • Geo-Jade Petroleum Corporation
  • Oil & Gas
  • JKX Oil and Gas
  • Oil & Gas
  • MOL
  • Oil & Gas
  • Sand Hill Petroleum BV

Affected Areas

  • Fossil Fuel Type
  • Affected Area
  • Oil & Gas
  • Bihar
  • Oil & Gas
  • Bihari-sík Tájvédelmi Körzet
  • Oil & Gas
  • Csvharaszti homokvidk
  • Oil & Gas
  • Darvasi Csiff-puszta
  • Oil & Gas
  • Deszki gyepek
  • Oil & Gas
  • Dl-zalai homokvidk (Nagykanizsa)
  • Oil & Gas
  • Duna–Dráva Nemzeti Park
  • Oil & Gas
  • Dvavnya krnyki gyepek
  • Oil & Gas
  • Dvavnyai-sk
  • Oil & Gas
  • Gödöllői Dombvidék Tájvédelmi Körzet
  • Oil & Gas
  • Hdmezővsrhely krnyki s csandi-hti pusztk
  • Oil & Gas
  • Hortobágyi Nemzeti Park
  • Oil & Gas
  • Hortobgy
  • Oil & Gas
  • Kerka mente
  • Oil & Gas
  • Kgysi-puszta
  • Oil & Gas
  • Kis-Balaton
  • Oil & Gas
  • Kismarja - Pocsaj - Esztri-gyepek
  • Oil & Gas
  • Körös–Maros Nemzeti Park
  • Oil & Gas
  • Krskzi erdők
  • Oil & Gas
  • Kzp-Bihar
  • Oil & Gas
  • Kzp-Tisza
  • Oil & Gas
  • Oltrc
  • Oil & Gas
  • Őrségi Nemzeti Park
  • Oil & Gas
  • Pusztaszeri Tájvédelmi Körzet
  • Oil & Gas
  • Rába valley
  • Oil & Gas
  • Szentai-erdő
  • Oil & Gas
  • Szvz - Principlis-csatorna
  • Oil & Gas
  • Tzl - kiskunhalasi homokbuckk
  • Oil & Gas
  • Vtyempuszta

Early Warnings

This table shows untouched protected areas that have planned carbon extraction projects, along with their respective startup dates.

  • Affected Area
  • Startup Date
  • Duna–Dráva Nemzeti Park
  • 2027
  • Szvz - Principlis-csatorna
  • 2030
  • Hortobgy
  • 2033
  • Pusztaszeri Tájvédelmi Körzet
  • 2035
  • Deszki gyepek
  • 2037
  • Hortobágyi Nemzeti Park
  • 2037
  • Csvharaszti homokvidk
  • 2038
  • Krskzi erdők
  • 2038
  • Kgysi-puszta
  • 2039
  • Kzp-Tisza
  • 2040
  • Rába valley
  • 2053
  • Vtyempuszta
  • 2054

This page was created using the best data available. Despite this, errors and omissions are likely. Please contact our team with any errors or confirmation requests you may have. Further information on sources and methodology is available on our data page.