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18.04.2014 Core Analysis Helps Model Bazhenov Formation Deposits

The “Shale Revolution” turned Russian oil producers’ attention to Bazhenov suite resources, estimated by various industry sources to range from 2 to 22 billion tons.

14.01.2014 Shell-Gazprom JV starts fracking Russian shale oil formation

Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSA) and OAO Gazprom Neft began a drilling campaign to assess the potential of Siberia’s Bazhenov formation, reckoned to be one of the world’s largest deposits of shale oil, Bloomberg reported on January 13. 

13.01.2014 SPD Started Drilling 1st Bazhenov Well

Salym Petroleum Development (SPD) started drilling the first horizontal appraisal well in Bazhenov formation in Upper Salym as a part of pilot project which provides for construction of five horizontal appraisal wells in 2014-1015 using multifrac technology.

21.02.2013 RITEK to Extract Bazhenov Oil with Thermal-Gas Treatment Technology

RITEK (Russian Innovative Fuel Energy Company) continues its started in 2009 pilot project on developing the thermal-gas treatment technology for managing the deposits of the Bazhenov Formation in Sredne-Nazymskoe field.

17.01.2013 Structure of the Bazhenov Shale Formation Deposits: Consistent Patterns and Variability

The necessity for maintaining the oil production level in West Siberia stimulates development of new plays, including well known black-shale formations, from which oil is recovered in a limited amount at present. The Bazhenov formation is one of these strata.

16.11.2012 American Shale and Russian Bazhenov Formation: Similarities and Differences

Against the backdrop of increased oil production in the USA, to a considerable degree resulting from the breakthrough in shale oil recovery, Russian oil companies turned their eyes on oil resources of the Bazhenov formation in West Siberia as a potential source for susta

10.11.2012 Gazpromneft sees promise in Bazhenov formation

"Oil production on the Bazhenov formation is one possibility for Russian companies to support and increase production", Gazpromneft General Director Aleksandr Dyukov told journalists on Friday.