«Gazprom Neft» finished shipment of oil from Novoportovskoye field by sea
13:41 16 октября 2014
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The company «Gazprom Neft» finished the first season of shipment of oil by sea from Novoportovskoye field in Yamal. 4 tankers with oil of new brand Novy Port were sent – more than 100 thousand tons.
For the first time oil from Novoportovskoye field was transported by sea this August. The field and Mys Kamenniy, where the large terminal for year-round offloading of oil will appear in the future, will be connected with help of the oil pipeline with the length 103 kilometers.
This year transshipment of oil to ships was fulfilled on the scheme in conformity with the project, which had passed ecological expertise and had been approved on the public hearings. Special attention is paid to issues of industrial and ecological security on all the stages of transportation of raw materials. The total amount of oil extracted since the beginning of the year in the field makes about 150 thousand tons, as the press-service of «Gazprom Neft» informs.
Novoportovskoye field is one of the largest oil gas condensate fields being developed in Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug. Its extractable reserves of category C1 and C2 make more than 250 million tons of oil and condensate and also more than 320 milliard cubic meters of gas. The new brand of oil with the title Novy Port by its characteristics, including low content of sulfur (about 0,1 percent), exceeds the etalon Brent. Till August of 2014 oil from Novoportovskoye field was offloaded only during winter – raw materials were delivered to the railroad station Payuta for further sending to consumers. In the beginning of this year about 35 thousands tons of oil were transported from Novy Port along winter roads. Oil will be transported from the field by sea during the whole year after completion of building of the terminal. The opportunity of organizing of uninterrupted transportation by sea was confirmed in spring of 2011. Specialists of «Gazprom Neft» on the board of the nuclear-powered icebreaker «Vaygach» fulfilled the experimental trip from the port of Sabetta to the Mys Kamenniy situated in 400 kilometers away to the south.
In September of last year «Gazprom Neft» successfully finished the program of drilling within experimental and industrial development of the field. This year in summer exploitation drilling was started. Production objects of Novy Port were built with consideration of the best world standards with use of decisions, which allow minimizing impact on environment and guaranteeing safe work in difficult climate conditions. Full-scale development of Novoportovskoye field is planned for 2016.