Gas extraction next to Michalovce
The annual plan is the extraction of roughly 5 million cubic meters of gas next to the village Palin.
Slovakia has another locality for a possible natural gas extraction. The company Nafta plans to kick off the extraction of combustible natural gas from deposits near the village Palin in Michalovce district. Nafta found out that the intitial geological stocks of combustible natural gas in eastern Slovakia were 45.5 million cubic meters. Nafta plans to extract 5 million cubic meters of gas every year near Palin.
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The Police will reveal further details after carrying out all necessary procedures.
Slovak Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini reiterated that his government would not permit to put nuclear units that might possibly pose danger to Slovakia and neighboring countries into operation.
The third unit at the Mochovce NPP has successfully passed hot hydro-test.
The opposition party Freedom and Solidarity (SaS) may file a criminal complaint against an unknown perpetrator due to a further delay in the completion of Mochovce nuclear units and increased budget.