Development of Yamal resources is a strategic priority of “Gazprom Neft”
14:41 2 декабря 2019
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The board of directors of “Gazprom Neft” considered and took into account the information on implementation of the strategy on the company’s development till 2030. It was approved in November of 2018 and defines the main goals of development in the long-term prospect, as well as ways to achieve them with consideration of changes in the world economy and new challenges facing the industry.
The aim of “Gazprom Neft” till 2030 is to build a company of a new generation, to serve as a benchmark for other participants of the industry in the world in terms of efficiency, safety and manufacturability. The main contribution to the growth of extraction of “Gazprom Neft” in the period from 2020 to 2030 should be made by existing assets and assets soon to be commissioned. In addition, the company plans to enter new search zones and to involve new classes of reserves in development, such as the Bazhenov Formation, Domanic and Paleozoic deposits, and also to develop projects on the shelf of the Russian Arctic and Sakhalin.
In order to achieve the goals the document defines a set of strategic priorities, as the press center of “Gazprom Neft” reports. They include development of resource base of the Yamal Peninsula, involvement of liquid hydrocarbons in Nadym-Pur-Taz region, reserves of which are unique in amounts, in development as well as their monetization, elaboration of technologies for profitable development of unconventional reserves, increase in depth of processing and output of light oil products, development of petrochemistry and others.
Activity of the company in 2019 and short-term plans fully correspond to long-term goals defined in the strategy. In the exploration and production segment “Gazprom Neft” maintained its focus on maximizing of profitability of reserves extraction through introduction of new technologies and development of projects. In particular, drilling in Nadym-Pur-Taz region is continued in Yamal, surface facilities are being built in Tazovskoye and Severo-Samburgskoye fields, as well as in Yen-Yakhinskoye and Pestsovoye fields. In addition, seismic surveys were conducted on Kheisovskoye and North-Wrangel license areas on the Arctic shelf. The company also increased its resource base by winning auctions for geological study, exploration and extraction of natural resources on a number of areas in Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug and Orenburg Oblast, received licenses for Blizhnenovoportovskoye field and geological exploration of areas in the west of the Taimyr Peninsula.
“Gazprom Neft” successfully applied machine learning to search for additional oil reserves. Being based on the analysis of geological data, the neural network predicted areas with potential oil deposits. In the future the company is planning to use the new digital tool in extractive fields of Noyabrsk region, the potential of which is estimated in 3 million barrels of oil.