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(L-R sit) Chevron's General Manager for Europe Derek Magness , Ministrer of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine Eduard Stavytsky and Viktor Ponomarenko, Chairman of the National Joint Stock Company 'Nadra Of Ukraine' sign documents as (rear-standing) Geoffrey Pyatt, US Ambassador to Ukraine, and President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych (C) attend during the ceremony in Kiev on November 5, 2013.Ukraine and US energy giant Chevron signed a $10-billion shale gas deal on Tuesday that the ex-Soviet nation hopes could end its energy dependence on Russia by 2020. The production-sharing agreement allows Chevron to explore the Olesky deposit in western Ukraine that Kiev estimates can hold 2.98 trillion cubic meters of gas. AFP PHOTO/ PRESIDENTIAL PRESS-SERVICE POOL/ MYKHAYLO MARKIV (Photo credit should read MYKHAYLO MARKIV/AFP/Getty Images)
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(L-R sit) Chevron's General Manager for Europe Derek Magness , Ministrer of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine Eduard Stavytsky and Viktor Ponomarenko, Chairman of the National Joint Stock Company 'Nadra Of Ukraine' sign documents as (rear-standing) Geoffrey Pyatt, US Ambassador to Ukraine, and President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych (C) attend during the ceremony in Kiev on November 5, 2013.Ukraine and US energy giant Chevron signed a $10-billion shale gas deal on Tuesday that the ex-Soviet nation hopes could end its energy dependence on Russia by 2020. The production-sharing agreement allows Chevron to explore the Olesky deposit in western Ukraine that Kiev estimates can hold 2.98 trillion cubic meters of gas. AFP PHOTO/ PRESIDENTIAL PRESS-SERVICE POOL/ MYKHAYLO MARKIV (Photo credit should read MYKHAYLO MARKIV/AFP/Getty Images)
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