Protected Carbon in Romania

Basic Data

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

  • Fossil Fuel Type
  • Fossil Fuel Quantity
  • CO2 Quantity (MT CO2e)
  • Oil & Gas
  • 131.8 MMBOE
  • 55.2
  • Coal
  • 0.0 MT
  • 0.0
  • Combined
  • 55.2

This table shows a summary of potential emissions from fossil fuel deposits under protected areas in Romania. 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
  • 89.7
  • Coal
  • 2.9
  • Combined
  • 92.6

Profiting Companies and Governments

  • Fossil Fuel Type
  • Profiting Company
  • Oil & Gas
  • Alfa Metal Oil and Gas
  • Oil & Gas
  • Amromco Energy
  • Oil & Gas
  • Blackstairs Energy
  • Oil & Gas
  • Dacian Petroleum
  • Oil & Gas
  • East West Petroleum
  • Oil & Gas
  • Expert Petroleum
  • Oil & Gas
  • Gas Plus
  • Oil & Gas
  • Mazarine Energy
  • Oil & Gas
  • MOL
  • Oil & Gas
  • NIS Petrol
  • Oil & Gas
  • OMV
  • Oil & Gas
  • Open acreage
  • Oil & Gas
  • Petro Ventures
  • Oil & Gas
  • Petrom (Romania)
  • Oil & Gas
  • PICO Cheiron Group
  • Oil & Gas
  • Romgaz
  • Oil & Gas
  • The Carlyle Group

Affected Areas

  • Fossil Fuel Type
  • Affected Area
  • Oil & Gas
  • Becicherecu Mic
  • Oil & Gas
  • Betfia
  • Oil & Gas
  • Călimani - Gurghiu
  • Oil & Gas
  • Cmpia Careiului
  • Oil & Gas
  • Cmpia Crișului Alb și Crișului Negru
  • Oil & Gas
  • Cmpia Ierului
  • Oil & Gas
  • Coridorul Ialomiței
  • Oil & Gas
  • Coridorul Jiului
  • Oil & Gas
  • Danube Delta
  • Oil & Gas
  • Dealurile Trnavelor și Valea Nirajului
  • Oil & Gas
  • Delta Dunării - zona marină
  • Oil & Gas
  • Iazurile Miheșu de Cmpie - Tăureni
  • Oil & Gas
  • Lacul Știucilor - Sic - Puini - Bonțida
  • Oil & Gas
  • Lacurile de acumulare de pe Argeș
  • Oil & Gas
  • Lacurile de pe Valea Ilfovului
  • Oil & Gas
  • Lobul sudic al Cmpului de Phyllophora al lui Zernov
  • Oil & Gas
  • Lunca Barcăului
  • Oil & Gas
  • Lunca Brzavei
  • Oil & Gas
  • Lunca Mijlocie a Argeșului
  • Oil & Gas
  • Lunca Rului Doamnei
  • Oil & Gas
  • Lunca Siretului Inferior
  • Oil & Gas
  • Muntele Șes
  • Oil & Gas
  • Muscelele Argeșului
  • Oil & Gas
  • Pădurile din Sudul Piemontului Cndești
  • Oil & Gas
  • Pajiștea Cenad
  • Oil & Gas
  • Pajiștile dintre Șeica Mare și Veșeud
  • Oil & Gas
  • Parcul Național Buila - Vânturarița
  • Oil & Gas
  • Parcul Natural Lunca Mureșului
  • Oil & Gas
  • Parcul Natural Putna - Vrancea
  • Oil & Gas
  • Piatra Șoimului - Scorțeni - Grleni
  • Oil & Gas
  • Platforma Cotmeana
  • Oil & Gas
  • Podișul Hrtibaciului
  • Oil & Gas
  • Podișul Secașelor
  • Oil & Gas
  • Porumbeni
  • Oil & Gas
  • Rul Vedea
  • Oil & Gas
  • Salonta
  • Oil & Gas
  • Sighișoara - Trnava Mare
  • Oil & Gas
  • Siretul Mijlociu
  • Oil & Gas
  • Uivar - Diniaș
  • Oil & Gas
  • Valea Călmățuiului
  • Oil & Gas
  • Valea Oltului Inferior

Early Warnings

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

  • Affected Area
  • Startup Date
  • Lunca Rului Doamnei
  • 2028
  • Salonta
  • 2028
  • Piatra Șoimului - Scorțeni - Grleni
  • 2032
  • Pajiștea Cenad
  • 2035
  • Lobul sudic al Cmpului de Phyllophora al lui Zernov
  • 2036
  • Muntele Șes
  • 2038
  • Danube Delta
  • 2041
  • Betfia
  • 2044

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.