SE Geological Ukrainian Company “UGC” accomplishes geological exploration of peat by request of “LvivTorf”. Predicted peat reserves oat the Lviv deposit amount 77 million m3. The geologists and geochemists of the Ukrainian Scientific and Production Center of the Geochemical Research and SE “UGC” at the present stage, conducted an exploration of Lviv region and took peat samples to determine ash content (content of mineral particles). The next stage is the analytical research of these samples in the Central Laboratory of the State Enterprise “Ukrainian Geological Company”.
The first deputy chairman of the Lviv Regional State Administration, Rostislav Zamlynsky, said: “Peat is primarily energy security, it is soil quality, as well as jobs and investments…. In the future, there is going to be an extraction of peat, which in the form of briquettes will be used as an alternative to gas for heating institutions of the budget industry area”.