With the launch of the Prirazlomnaya field in the Pechora Sea (60 kilometers from Varandey in the Nenets Autonomoous District), Gazprom has begun work on the Arctic shelf as a center of production, Gazprom CEO Aleksey Miller said during the company's annual shareholders'
The board of Gazprom has decided to pull investment from the limited-liability company Gazprom Neft Shelf which holds a license to develop the Prirazlomnoye deposit.
Damir Valeyev, deputy general director for strategic development at Gazprom Burenie, the general contractor for well construction at the Prirazlomnoye oil field in the Pechora Sea, told OGE in an interview how to achieve the zero LTI, what problems the complex geological
Over the next several years, Gazprom’s Arctic shelf reserves may more than double, the head of Gazprom’s department for offshore deposits, Vadim Petrenko, told the conference “The Russian Fuel and Energy Complex in the 21st Century” on Tuesday, April 22. It is expected that hydrocarbon reserves will grow by 130% after large-scale geological research which will be conducted mainly at new blocks.
On April 18, Gazprom loaded the first cargo of oil produced from the Prirazlomnoye field – the only Russian project for hydrocarbons development in the Arctic shelf, Gazprom’s press office said.
Gazprom Neft plans to send the first tanker with oil from the Prirazlomnoye field to international markets in the first quarter of this year, Itar-Tass reported on February 5.
Gazprom has begun oil production at the Prirazlomnoye deposit. This is Russia’s first Arctic offshore exploration project, which marks the start of establishing of a large hydrocarbon hub in the region.
Gazprom has announced that it is on track to begin oil production this year at the Prirazlomnoye Arctic oil project that has ignited protests from environmental groups over the dangers of possible oil spills, Reuters reported on October 3.