Gulf Oil and Gas accountACCOUNT

Gazprom Neft Discovers New Field in Orenburg Oblast

Source: www.gulfoilandgas.com 1/9/2017, Location: Asia

Share |
Gazprom Neft subsidiary Gazpromneft Orenburg has discovered a new field — the Novosamarskoye — in the Sorochinsky district of the Orenburg Oblast. Initial oil-in-place reserves are estimated at more than eight million tonnes. This is the first discovery at the area under investigation, which company specialists believe contains a series of smaller deposits.

The Novosamarskoye field was discovered following the drilling of an exploratory well which, in trials, delivered free-flowing oil. The decision to drill was taken on the basis of 3D seismic data, with the selection of well location and the estimation of reserves being undertaken with analytical support from the Gazprom Neft Joint Scientific and Research Centre (who also provided wider drilling support), together with specialists from Gazpromneft Orenburg. A blueprint on the geology and development of the field has now been developed, and a viable production strategy identified.

Gazprom Neft expects to obtain a licence for oil production at the Novosamarskoye field in 1Q2017, the appropriate application having already been submitted to the Federal Agency for Subsoil Use, Rosnedra.

Vadim Shashel, Head of Geological Prospecting, Gazprom Neft, commented: “The discovery of the Novosamarskoye field confirms our view regarding the presence of several fields at the Uransky licence block. Increasing precision in geological prospecting together with enhanced oil recovery rates mean Gazprom Neft is able to bring smaller reserves into development on a viable basis. We plan to drill a further two exploratory wells at the Novosamarskoye oilfield as part of production testing as early as 2017”.

Exploration News in Russia >>

United Kingdom >>  1/18/2017 - Angus Energy plc. (the "Group") is pleased to confirm that, further to the 15 December 2016 announcement, site upgrade works to the production bunds a...
Bolivia >>  1/16/2017 - President Oilfield Fiscales Bolivianos (YPFB), William M. Acha and general manager of YPFB Chaco SA, Oscar Claros Dulon, signed two contracts for oil ...

Bolivia >>  1/16/2017 - President Oilfield Fiscales Bolivianos (YPFB), William M. Acha and president of YPF, Miguel Angel Gutierrez, signed the Oilfield Services Contract for...
Bolivia >>  1/13/2017 - Oilfield Fiscales Bolivianos (YPFB) scheduled for this management drilling 18 exploratory wells in the country, the president of the state oil company...

Nigeria >>  1/13/2017 - Nigeria's state oil company said it will partner with oilfield services company Schlumberger in exploration and reservoir management. The partnership ...
United Kingdom >>  1/13/2017 - ConocoPhillips Alaska Inc. announced a new oil discovery in the Greater Mooses Tooth (GMT) Unit located in the northeast portion of the National Petro...

Related Categories: Camp Building  Cleaning Equipment, Services  Communication  Corrosion Products/Services  Development  Exploration  Food Supplies  General  Labor Services  Land & Leasing  Mine Clearance  Oil & Gas Companies  Production  Service Companies  Skilled Labors  Transportation, 4X4 Trucks  Unskilled Labors  Utility Systems  Waste Disposal  Water Supply Services  Welding Products/Services 

Related Articles: Camp Building  Cleaning Equipment, Services  Communication  Corrosion Products/Services  Development  Exploration  General  Labor Services  Land & Leasing  Mine Clearance  Oil & Gas Companies  Production  Service Companies  Transportation, 4X4 Trucks  Utility Systems  Water Supply Services  Welding Products/Services 


Russia Oil & Gas 1 >>  2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 | 31 | 32 | 33 | 34 | 35 |

Oil & Gas Projects in Russia >>

More News

 

Oil & Gas Companies in Russia >>


Related Links

Gulf Oil and Gas
Copyright © Universal Solutions All rights reserved. - Privacy Policy.