The century-long exclusive for Messoyakhaneftegaz. The license for the extractive field was prolonged for 125 years
14:44 4 февраля 2016
Категории: News in English
The Federal agency on subsoil use prolonged to the company «Messoyakhaneftegaz» the right for use of subsoil of the Eastern-Messoyakhskoye oil, gas, condensate field till 2140. The technological scheme of development of the field was calculated exactly on this term – up to complete depletion of reserves.
According to the information given to a correspondent of IA «Sever-Press» by the head of the board on corporate communication at Messoyakhaneftegaz Nadezhda Burlaka, prolongation of validity of the license guarantees the enterprise that it will be able to fulfill production plans and to complete extraction of prospected hydrocarbons on the territory of the licensed area. Now among companies of the group «Gazprom Neft» the license for development of the Eastern-Messoyakhskoye field has the longest term, on which the enterprise strengthened its rights for use of subsoil.
According to the words of Denis Sugaipov, the head of the directorate on large projects of «Gazprom Neft», prolongation of the license for 125 years will allow forming long-term plans on effective development of the field. The project «Messoyakha» is strategically important for the company and oil industry in general, here the company plans to extract on an average 7 million tons of oil per year.
The company «Messoyakhaneftegaz» owns licenses with the right for use subsoil of the Eastern-Messoyakhskoye field, the Western-Messoyakhskoye field, starting from 1999. The level of study of the Eastern-Messoyakhskoye field allows conducting full-scale exploitation drilling. Startup of the field to industrial operation is planned for the end of the year. Preparation of technological infrastructure is taking place now. It allows extracting and preparing oil for transportation on the oil pipeline with the carrying capacity in 7 million tons per year, which will connect fields of Messoyakha group with the main pipeline system «Zapolyarye –Purpe».