Surgutneftegas put into operation a Lenskoye field in Yakutia
23 September 2019
The company said that the new field with proven oil reserves of 40 million tons is commissioned ahead of schedule. It is also emphasized: "Eastern Siberia is a strategically important region for Surgutneftegas PJSC. This year marked the 15th anniversary of the company's development of the East Siberian oil and gas province. During this time, a powerful production infrastructure was created: over a thousand kilometers of pipelines, 870 kilometers of power lines and more than 200 kilometers of roads were laid, a wharf was built to receive oil products with a capacity of up to 40 thousand tons of oil products during navigation, and the Talakan Airport was constructed".
Taking into account the Lenskoye field, Surgutneftegas operates seven fields and continues to develop its resource base in Eastern Siberia. Exploration works are ongoing at 26 licensed areas in Yakutia, the Irkutsk Region and the Krasnoyarsk Territory. The volume of exploration drilling in Eastern Siberia in 2019 will be more than 55 thousand meters (more than 23% of the total volume of exploration works of the company). Among the most promising oil production sites in the region are Verkhnepeleduysky, Kedrovy, Vilyuisko-Dzherbinsky, Bagdynsky, Srednevelyuchansky Gillyabkinsky, Dzhunkunsky.
Surgutneftegas production in Eastern Siberia in 2018 reached 9.1 million tons of oil, which is 15% of the company's total oil production. Plans for 2019 are 9.3 million tons of oil. Significant growth was provided by an increase of production at the Alinskoye, East-Alinskoye and North-Talakan fields. The number of employees at Surgutneftegas enterprises in Yakutia totals 9,117 people, including 1,569 from the population of the region.
The press service of the ENERGAS Group notes: in Russia at various facilities of Surgutneftegas PJSC there are 85 ENERGAS process units designed for the treatment and compression of associated petroleum gas. Of these, 8 units are located in Yakutia:
- Since 2009, the fuel gas compressor station consisting of 6 units has been operating at the site of the gas turbine power plant of Talakan field;
- In 2015, within frameworks of upgrade of the low separation stages compressor stations there were commissioned 2 booster units of low pressure - one each at the BPS-2 and CPF of the Talakan field.
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