British Council in co-operation with Shell Ukraine are evaluating submitted project proposals in the sphere of exploration and productions of unconventional gas in Ukraine.
The British Council jointly with Shell Ukraine announced a Call for Project Proposals for universities, scientific institutes, non-governmental organisations and think tanks in April 2014.
The Advisory Evaluation Committee are evaluating submitted project proposals in the following areas:
- Natural gas as source of energy in Ukraine
- Best international environmental protection practices for projects related to exploration and extraction of unconventional hydrocarbons
- Socio-economic benefits for local communities, districts and regions
The Evaluation Committee is comprised of experienced consultants with relevant expertise in energy, socio-economic and ecological sphere.
THE ADVISORY EVALUATION COMMITTEE STRUCTURE
Oleksiy Tatarenko (Chairperson of the Committee), Deputy Head of Shell Ukraine/Director of Government Relations Department
Anna Dumanska, Head of Public Relations Department, Shell Ukraine
Nataliya Vasylyuk, Deputy Director, British Council Ukraine; Director of IDEAS (EU project)
Ildar Gazizullin, Director of “Economic Policy and Business” Programme (Ukrainian Institute of Public Policy)
Svitlana Mizina, Editor-in-Chief, “Energy.Oil & Gas” magazine
Svitlana Nigorodova, National Coordinator, Small grants programme, UNDP in Ukraine
Bohdan Sokolovskiy – Energy Expert
The project proposals were accepted from 14 April to 14 May 2014. Successful proposals will be announced after 14 June 2014. The amount of project grants ranges from 10000 to 50000 US dollars.