The expert council on subsoil use will evaluate prospects of hydrocarbon extraction in Yamal
16:03 11 ноября 2014
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The sitting of the expert council on subsoil use of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug started in Salekhard. Among the participants of the sitting there are representatives of the government, scientists and heads of fuel and energy companies working in the region. During three days they will sum up the preliminary results of the year, will evaluate prospects of hydrocarbon extraction in Yamal and will tell about development of extractive fields.
The first deputy governor Aleksey Sitnikov spoke within the plenary session. As he notes, hydrocarbon extraction in Yamal is the basic source of forming of the gross regional product and the income base of the budget. Therefore, it is very important to receive objective information about advancement of corporate programs of enterprises participating in development of subsoil of Yamal.
According to the information given by Aleksey Sitnikov, the program of integrated development of fields of Yamal and the north of Krasnoyarsk Krai was elaborated owing to detailed analysis of hydrocarbon potential of the territory of the region. Such systemic approach to development of hydrocarbon resources of the region served a powerful impulse for creation of new large centers of oil extraction on the Yamal peninsula – Bovanenkovo, the South-Tambey and Novoportovskoye fields and in the north-east of the region – Messoyakha center of oil extraction, as the first deputy governor explains. According to his words, economic sanctions and global instability appearing on the energy market require for a kind of reboot of interaction between bodies of the power and companies, thorough discussion of a wide circle of issues touching upon subsoil use.
The chief of the board on geological study and use of subsoil at the department of natural-resource regulation, forestry relations and development of oil and gas complex Rashid Kashapov informed about the results of work of oil and gas extracting industry of the region during 9 months of this year. In total, more than 370 milliard cubic meters of gas, more than 16 million tons of oil and 12 million tons of condensate were extracted. 208 acting licenses on the right for use of subsoil were registered in the region; they were given to 59 enterprises. 36 companies conduct hydrocarbon extraction on 92 fields. This year 32 enterprises conducted geological prospecting on 67 licensed areas, 24 enterprises – appraisal and exploratory work on 53 licensed areas. The amount of appraisal and exploratory drilling exceeded 100 thousand running meters of rocks.