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08.07.2014 Komarova to Restructure Yugra Based on Presidential Administration Recommendations

Regional governor Natalia Komarova has begun implementing “The 20-30 Strategy”.  Diversification of economy and transformation of “one-company towns” are on the agenda.

02.06.2014 SPD Begins Construction on ASP Mixing Unit

Salym Petroleum Development N.V. (SPD) and ООО “Stroytransgaz-M” (STGM) signed a contract for construction of ASP* mixing unit at the West Salym oil field in Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug – Yugra.

30.05.2014 New gas processing technologies to be tested in Russia’s Yugra

The Yugra regional government has amended the state program on Yugra’s mineral and raw materials development for 2014-2020.

19.05.2014 Russian Oil Companies Expect Zero Tax for Bazhenov Formation

Scientists from the Russian Academy of Sciences and the Yugra region are going to work on difficult oil fields jointly with oil companies.

17.04.2014 Russia’s Yugra governor says hard-to-recover oil production should be stimulated

The governor of the Yugra region, Natalya Komarova, has said it is necessary to adopt tax stimuli to develop hard-to-recover oil reserves. She spoke at a conference on oil exploration and production in Moscow on April 16.

11.04.2014 Russia’s Varyegannetegaz to look for more gas in Yugra region

Varyeganneftegaz, a subsidiary of Rosneft, is launching the first stage of a program to look for more gas at the blocks licensed to it in the Khanty-Mansi autonomous area (Yugra). This was discussed at a round table on the development of Rosneft’s subsidiaries in Yugra.

04.04.2014 Russian northern region governor wants cooperation with Germany on hard-to-recover oil

Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area-Yugra Governor Natalya Komarova has called on German colleagues to develop cooperation regarding hard-to-recover oil.

05.03.2014 More oil found in Russia's Tyumen area in 2013

The Urals federal area was the second in Russia by the number of hydrocarbon deposits discovered in 2013 - one oil and gas condensate deposit and seven oil deposits.

07.02.2014 Gazprom Neft, Shell to share three licenses in Yugra

The joint venture Khanty-Mansiysky Oil Alliance has received three licenses for geological prospecting in the Khanty-Mansiysky autonomous area (Yugra), Gazprom Neft deputy director Vadim Yakovlev has said.

28.01.2014 Russia’s Yugra Oilmen to Receive Tax Breaks for Bazhenov

The Russian Finance Ministry has backed a bill to issue tax breaks to oil companies working with tight oil resources. The deputy director of the ministry’s tax and tariff policy, Aleksey Sazonov, believes the state budget will not lose much bby offering such breaks.