Protected Carbon in Ukraine

Basic Data

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

  • Fossil Fuel Type
  • Fossil Fuel Quantity
  • CO2 Quantity (MT CO2e)
  • Oil & Gas
  • 576.6 MMBOE
  • 241.4
  • Coal
  • 0.0 MT
  • 0.0
  • Combined
  • 241.4

This table shows a summary of potential emissions from fossil fuel deposits under protected areas in Ukraine. 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
  • 391.1
  • Coal
  • Unknown
  • Combined
  • 391.1

Profiting Companies and Governments

  • Fossil Fuel Type
  • Profiting Company
  • Oil & Gas
  • Aldeia Ukraine
  • Oil & Gas
  • Bukovina
  • Oil & Gas
  • Carpathian Industrial Group 2014
  • Oil & Gas
  • Chernomorneftegaz
  • Oil & Gas
  • DTEK
  • Oil & Gas
  • East Petroleum Yuroup
  • Oil & Gas
  • First Ukrainian Petroleum Company
  • Oil & Gas
  • GazContinental
  • Oil & Gas
  • Inter-Regional Gas Companies
  • Oil & Gas
  • Krymgeologia
  • Oil & Gas
  • Krymtopenergoservis
  • Oil & Gas
  • Misen Energy AB
  • Oil & Gas
  • Nadra Ukrayny (Krimgeologia)
  • Oil & Gas
  • Naftogaz Ukrainy
  • Oil & Gas
  • Naftohazrozrobka
  • Oil & Gas
  • Navigator Kit
  • Oil & Gas
  • Neftegazbezopasnost
  • Oil & Gas
  • ORLEN S.A.
  • Oil & Gas
  • Other partner(s)
  • Oil & Gas
  • Paris
  • Oil & Gas
  • Plast
  • Oil & Gas
  • Powerful United Limited
  • Oil & Gas
  • Prom-Energy Products
  • Oil & Gas
  • Protec Industries
  • Oil & Gas
  • Resano Trading
  • Oil & Gas
  • Transeuro Energy
  • Oil & Gas
  • Ukrainian East Group
  • Oil & Gas
  • Ukrgazvydobuvannia
  • Oil & Gas
  • Vermilion Energy
  • Oil & Gas
  • Water Ukraine
  • Oil & Gas
  • Zakhidukrgeologia
  • Oil & Gas
  • Zasyadko

Affected Areas

  • Fossil Fuel Type
  • Affected Area
  • Oil & Gas
  • Borislavs'kiy
  • Oil & Gas
  • Byshkinski steppes
  • Oil & Gas
  • Chumatskyi way and Vilshanka river valley
  • Oil & Gas
  • Dniester river valley in Lviv region
  • Oil & Gas
  • Gorgany Range
  • Oil & Gas
  • Hadiatskyi Regional Landscape Park
  • Oil & Gas
  • Karpatskiy
  • Oil & Gas
  • Kazantypskyi
  • Oil & Gas
  • Kerch peninsula
  • Oil & Gas
  • Khorol river valley
  • Oil & Gas
  • Kolomak river valley
  • Oil & Gas
  • Koshiv
  • Oil & Gas
  • Krasnoperivka
  • Oil & Gas
  • Kreminski Lisy
  • Oil & Gas
  • Lower and middle Psel river valley
  • Oil & Gas
  • Lower part of Uda river valley
  • Oil & Gas
  • Novostepanivs'kiy
  • Oil & Gas
  • Protopopivka-Petrivs'ke
  • Oil & Gas
  • Prysamarski Bairachni Lisy
  • Oil & Gas
  • Roganka
  • Oil & Gas
  • Siverskyi Donets river valley in Kharkiv oblast - 1
  • Oil & Gas
  • Siverskyi Donets river valley in Kharkiv oblast - 2
  • Oil & Gas
  • Siverskyi Donets river valley in Luhansk oblast
  • Oil & Gas
  • Skolivski Beskydy National Nature Park
  • Oil & Gas
  • Slobozhanskyi National Nature Park
  • Oil & Gas
  • Stanychno-Luhanskyi
  • Oil & Gas
  • Stryi river valley
  • Oil & Gas
  • Sula river valley
  • Oil & Gas
  • Svyaty Gory
  • Oil & Gas
  • Tarkhankut
  • Oil & Gas
  • Verkhniosulskyi
  • Oil & Gas
  • Vorskla river valley
  • Oil & Gas
  • Vyrva river valley
  • Oil & Gas
  • Zernov Phyllophora Field Zakaznyk
  • Oil & Gas
  • Zubrovitsya
  • Oil & Gas
  • Zubrovytsia Zakaznyk

Early Warnings

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

  • Affected Area
  • Startup Date
  • Byshkinski steppes
  • 2025
  • Roganka
  • 2029
  • Tarkhankut
  • 2032
  • Siverskyi Donets river valley in Kharkiv oblast - 2
  • 2042
  • Kazantypskyi
  • 2044
  • Hadiatskyi Regional Landscape Park
  • 2047
  • Dniester river valley in Lviv region
  • 2053
  • Prysamarski Bairachni Lisy
  • 2053
  • Siverskyi Donets river valley in Kharkiv oblast - 1
  • 2053
  • Vyrva river valley
  • 2053
  • Zubrovitsya
  • 2053
  • Kreminski Lisy
  • 2054
  • Skolivski Beskydy National Nature Park
  • 2054
  • Chumatskyi way and Vilshanka river valley
  • 2055
  • Koshiv
  • 2055
  • Lower part of Uda river valley
  • 2055
  • Protopopivka-Petrivs'ke
  • 2055
  • Zubrovytsia Zakaznyk
  • 2055
  • Borislavs'kiy
  • 2056
  • Stanychno-Luhanskyi
  • 2056
  • Novostepanivs'kiy
  • 2057

Sources

  • Protected Areas: UNEP-WCMC and IUCN, Protected Planet: The World Database on Protected Areas. October 2023.
  • Oil & gas extraction: Rystad Energy, U Cube Upstream Oil and Natural Gas Solution. October 2023.
  • Coal extraction: Global Energy Monitor, Global Coal Mine Tracker. October 2023.
  • CO2 equivalencies: Kühne, Kjell, Big numbers for bold activists: A quick method for estimating potential emissions of fossil fuel projects. Energy Research & Social Science, Volume 79, September 2021.
  • Reserves & resources: German Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources (BGR), German and Global Energy Supplies. 2021.

Disclaimer

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.