Rosneft has started field works at five license blocks of the Barents and Pechora Seas: East Prinovozemelsky, located in the North-Eastern part of the Barents sea near the Novaya Zemlya archipelago, Perseevsky, located in the North-Western part of the Barents sea, and at the South Russky, South Prinovozemelsky and West Matveevsky license blocks, located in the Pechora Sea.
Vankorneft (Rosneft subsidiary) is planning to carry out the highest scope of geological exploration works during the 10 years of its operation, Rosneft’s press office has said.
Gazprom Neft Khantos has obtained a license to conduct geological exploration of the deep oil horizons of the southern part of the Ob field, the Achimov and Bazhenov formations in particular.
The Russian natural resources ministry is going to submit proposals for simplifying licensing rules for natural resources developers to the Russian government by February 18.
Bashneft acquired LLC Bashneftegazrazvedka, which holds a licence for geological exploration of subsoil blocks aimed at prospecting and evaluating hydrocarbon reserves at the Vostochno-Ikskiy licence area in the Bakalinsky District of the Republic of Bashkortostan (the l
Rosneft has said it finished the summer season of geological exploration works at its licensed offshore blocks for this year.
At the auction conducted by the Department of Subsoil Use of the Republic of Bashkortostan (Bashnedra), Bashneft won the right to conduct geological exploration, prospecting and production of hydrocarbons at the Astashevsko-Sosnovsko-Nazarovskiy subsoil area, Bashneft an
The Chinese state oil company China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) has put for tender offshore oil and gas blocks. Foreign companies are invited to participate.