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YaNAD authorities have approved the project for the development of Salmanovsky field for Arctic LNG 2

10.09.2017


The authorities of the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District have approved the development of Salmanovsky OGCF on Gydan peninsula to build the Arctic LNG 2 liquefaction facility, as informed by the media office of the regional government. “Salekhard hosted the presentation of “Development of pioneer access to Salmanovsky (Utrenniy) OGCF facilities” project, initiated by Arctic LNG 2….



LUKOIL has extracted the millionth ton of oil at Pyakyakha field on Yamal


Lukoil’s oil production at Pyakyakha OGCF in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District has exceeded 1 m t, with gas production exceeding 1.3 bcm. At present, Lukoil operates 57 oil and 25 gas wells at Pyakyakha. The average rate of yield exceeds 70 tpd. The average daily production of gas is 300 k cbm. A total of…



New cargo flows are passing through the Arctic via the Siberian rivers


Within days, ten new ships will arrive to the arctic port of Sabetta carrying cargo, which will further head off to the border with Kazakhstan via Ob and Irtysh. The final destination is Tobosk, but cargo first comes to Sabetta, a new arctic port at the northernmost point of Yamal peninsula, further shipped southward via…



Gazprom neft has started production at Remote field cluster in Yamal


Gazpormneft-Noyabrskneftegaz, Gazpromeft’s subsidiary, has finished the drilling and testing of the first operational well at Western Chatylkin field. The overall length of a well is 4.14 km, including the horizontal section as of 730 m. Western Chatylkin is a part of Remote field cluster, combining Gazprom neft’s assets in the Southern part of the Yamal-Nenets…



O&G extraction in Yamal scaled up drastically


Yamalo-Nenets autonomous district registers the soaring increase in hydrocarbon extraction. In comparison with the first half of 2016, gas extraction increased by 15%, oil – 25%. That was reported by TASS News Agency with the reference to the media service of the governor. This year extraction indexes are as follows: oil extraction – 15.12m tonnes,…



World first icebreaking LNG tanker crosses northern sea route

31.08.2017


Christophe de Margerie, world first icebreaking LNG tanker carries gas from the Hammerfest terminal (Norway) to South Korea. The route runs across the northern sea route. French Total, which owns 18.4% share of Hammerfest terminal, announced this passage flagship, informs LNG World News. Christophe de Margerie is the first trade carrier not accompanied by the…



Arctic Development Programme to be edited soon


The Ministry of Economic Development reported about the growing interest of the European and American Companies in Russian Special Economic Zones, says the Deputy Minister of Economic Development Alexander Tsybulsky. According to him, the Ministry plans to reconsider business tax benefits and develop a bill, which will regulate the preferences according to the economic potential…



NOVATEK subsidiaries intend to operate on Verkhnetiuteyskoye, Zapadno-Seyakhinskoye and Storm fields

30.08.2017


Novatek subsidiaries – Arctic LNG-2 and Novatek-Yurkharovneftegaz applied for the participation in tender to develop Verkhnetiuteyskoye, Zapadno-Seyakhinskoye, and Storm fields in Yamalo-Nenets autonomous district. That was reported by the Minister of Natural Resources on 7 August 2017. The applications for the right to develop and extract hydrocarbons on those fields were accepted till 4 August…



New arctic field hides large gas reserves, informs the Minister

29.08.2017


“We have tested 9 sections of the deposits of the Valanginian and Apt age. We found gas and gas condensate everywhere”, states Mr. Donskoy in the interview given to Interfax, informs “Vedomosti” Kruzenstern licensed site is located partially inland and on the shelf. According to Mr. Donskoy, Gazprom is preparing for the test well boring…



Novatek boosting LNG-projects

23.08.2017


Leonid Mikhelson, the Chairman of board, Novatek, outlined current activities carried out by the two Russian projects for the liquefaction of natural gas in the Extreme North during his meeting with the Prime-Minister Dmitry Medvedev. The company plans to commission the “Yamal LNG” plant at full capacity ahead of schedule. European banks wish to join…