Ukraine to sign $10 billion shale deal with Chevron

KIEV Wed Oct 30, 2013 9:22am EDT

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KIEV Oct 30 (Reuters) - Ukraine said on Wednesday it will sign a $10 billion shale gas production-sharing agreement with U.S. energy major Chevron next week - its second such deal this year.

Ecology Minister Oleh Proskuryakov said the deal for exploration and extraction at the Olesska site in western Ukraine, which follows one signed with Royal Dutch Shell earlier this year, would be inked next Tuesday at a regional economic forum in the capital Kiev.

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