Along with diverse mineral resources, Ukraine has approximately 900 billion cubic meters of proven reserves of natural gas. And over the past years, the country has made important strides in extractive industries governance.
The Ukraine extractives industry faces many challenges and opportunities. In-country stakeholders are interested in improving the transparency of sector legislation and making sure it doesn’t hamper production.
NRGI president and CEO Daniel Kaufmann was in Ukraine in early December, participating in the International Board meeting of the Extractives Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI) that took place in Kiev. He also took part in a number of conferences and events in Kiev and Odessa.