“Gazprom Neft” will choose a variant of oil extraction in Novoportovskoye field
10:16 18 марта 2016
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“Gazprom Neft” will choose an optimal scenario of oil extraction in Novoportovskoye field till the end of this year.
The company studies two variants of development of the project. The first foresees achievement for the peak of yearly production on the level 8 million and 400 thousand ton of crude oil till 2019. The second supposes keeping the level of production in 5 million and 500 thousand tons of crude oil per year during long period of time with achievement for the peak of production on the level 6 million and 300 thousand tons per year in 2018. In the previous memorandum the indexes on the first scenario were the same, on the second – 6 million and 100 thousand per year till 2023.
Next year the company will define the strategy of development of gas reserves in Novoportovskoye field situated on the Yamal peninsula, far from transportation pipeline infrastructure. Extractable reserves in the field on the category C1 and C2 make more than 250 million tons of oil and gas condensate, more than 320 milliard cubic meters of gas. 34 exploitation wells were drilled in the field last year, what exceeded the planned level on 4 wells.
Experimental production in Novoportovskoye field was started in 2012. This year industrial exploitation will be started. Earlier “Gazprom Neft” forecasted oil extraction in 2016 on the level of 2 million and 500 thousand tons, as it is informed on the portal neftegaz.ru.
“Gazprom Neft” also corrected the forecasted indexes on Messoyakha project in Yamal. In 2022 it is expected to achieve for the maximum level of extraction in 7 million and 200 thousand tons of oil in the East-Messoyakha field, 6 million and 400 thousand tons of which – on the first stage of the project. In 2030 the West-Messoyakha field will come to the peak of extraction in 3 million and 400 thousand tons.