INA is dedicated to its Croatian commitments. It is currently the only entity with the necessary equipment, experience, knowledge and projects to accelerate exploration activities in continental Croatia.
Following a series of successful exploration activities carried out by INA and MOL in the area near the Croatian - Hungarian border in the Drava depression, which in 2007/2008 resulted in the discovery of the Zalata - Dravica gas - condensate field and successfull testing of Dravica -1 in 2010, partners are in the phase of putting up a development plan and selecting best production concept. In parallel with those activities, upside potential of wider Zalata – Dravica area is to be explored with the exploration well Zalata Kelet-1 to be drilled in 2012 on the Hungarian side of INA-MOL Contract Area.
Exploration activities in the North Adriatic are carried out through cooperation between INA , d.d. and its Italian partners. The Izabela Contract Area has been explored together with EDISON GAS through a joint operating company EDINA . Exploration activities in the North Adriatic and Aiza - Laura Contract Areas are carried out in partnership with ENI through the INAgip joint operating company.
In 2011 majority of exploration activities was undertaken in the North Adriatic Contract Area i.e. in the IVANA gas field neighbouring area (Ivana Block). INA launched a new cycle of exploration activities by acquiring high resolution 3D seismic in South Adriatic and 2D seismic in both Midlle and South Adriatic.