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The Shtormove gas field natural gas field located on the continental shelf of the Black Sea. It was discovered in 1974 and developed by Chornomornaftogaz. It started commercial production in 1983. The total proven reserves of the Shtormove gas field are around 583 billion cubic feet (16.5×10^9 m3), and production is slated to be around 40 million cubic feet per day (1.1×10^6 m3/d) in 2015.[2]

CountryDisputed between Russia and Ukraine[1]
RegionBlack Sea
Field history
Start of development1983
Start of production1983
Current production of gas1,000×10^3 m3/d
40×10^6 cu ft/d 0.3×10^9 m3/a (11×10^9 cu ft/a)
Estimated gas in place16.5×10^9 m3
583×10^9 cu ft


  1. ^ This place is located on the Crimean peninsula, most of which is the subject of a territorial dispute between Russia and Ukraine. According to the political division of Russia, there are federal subjects of the Russian Federation (the Republic of Crimea and the federal city of Sevastopol) located on the peninsula. According to the administrative-territorial division of Ukraine, there are the Ukrainian divisions (the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city with special status of Sevastopol) located on the peninsula.
  2. ^ "Ukrainian Black Sea gas fields" (PDF). 2009. Retrieved 2014-03-27.