The first cluster of seven wells is ready for operations at the great Bovanekovo field in Yamal.
The preparation of the wells has been going on since April 2009. The drilling now continues at another set of wells, Sever Press informs.
It is Gazprom subsidiary Gazprom Burenie which is doing the drilling at Bovanenkovo.
Yamal is one of the top priority areas of Gazprom. Bovanenkovo is the biggest field in the peninsula with its about 4,9 trillion cubic meters of gas.
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