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The Odeske gas field natural gas field located on the continental shelf of the Black Sea. It was discovered in 2009 and developed by Chornomornaftogaz in cooperation with the China National Offshore Oil Corporation. It started commercial production on 5 September 2012.[1] The total proven reserves of the Odessa gas field are around 746 billion cubic feet (21.1×10^9 m3), and production is slated to be around 35 million cubic feet per day (990×10^3 m3/d) in 2015.[2][3]

RegionBlack Sea
China National Offshore Oil Corporation
Field history
Start of development2010
Start of production5 September 2012
Current production of gas3×10^6 m3/d
105×10^6 cu ft/d 1×10^9 m3/a (35×10^9 cu ft/a)
Estimated gas in place21×10^9 m3
746×10^9 cu ft


  1. ^ "Ukraine Puts Shelf Gas Field into Operation". RIA Novosti. 2012-09-05. Retrieved 2014-03-16.
  2. ^ "CNOOC looks to develop Ukrainian Black Sea gas fields". 2009. Retrieved 2013-04-28.
  3. ^ ""Chernomorneftegaz" presented a program of development till 2015". 2012. Archived from the original on 2014-03-26. Retrieved 2013-05-12.