By 2016 «Gazprom Neft» will process ninety five percent of associated petroleum gas
15:01 28 октября 2014
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This year the company «Gazprom Neft» will lead the level of beneficial use of associated petroleum gas up to 81 percent. These data were given on the meeting of the board of directors. As we should note, during 4 years the enterprise 1.5 times increased this index.
As it is informed on the portal neftegaz.ru, till the end of this year «Gazprom Neft» will allocate about 5 milliard and 500 million rubles to development of infrastructure on beneficial use of associated petroleum gas. Now the company builds a compressor station in Yety-Purovskoye field in Yamal. Its startup is planned for 2016. In Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug the company builds a gas-processing plant. Besides, «Gazprom Neft» develops several projects in Tomsk and Orenburg regions. It is expected that, owing to this, level of beneficial use of associated petroleum gas will exceed 90 percent till 2016. Further it is planned to pay attention to use of associated gas from new large fields, which are prepared now to full-scale development: Novoportovskoye and Messoyakha projects in the north of Yamal.
As we should remind, the decree of the government of the Russian Federation, according to which companies can burn only 5 percent of extracted associated petroleum gas, came into force since the 1st of January of 2012.