A gas field laying ceremony was held at Muravlenkovskoye field

Chairman of JSC Gazprom Neft Management Board Alexander Dyukov held a flourish ceremony of laying a gas field at Muravlenkovskoye deposit. Alexander Dyukov placed a capsule symbolizing the laying of the gas field into the memorable token fixed up at the gas field, and congratulated the team of Muravlenkovskneft on the extension of their activities range.

“This year Gazprom Neft is to break through to a new milestone in hydrocarbon production. I hope we will exceed the level of 50 mln tons of oil equivalent. This is a serious figure, but we must not be satisfied with what has already been achieved. By 2020, the growth strategy of our Company stipulates moving to the production level exceeding 100 mln tons. Implementation of this project will allow approaching our strategic target. I have no doubt that the project will be successfully realized”, - Chairman of JSC Gazprom Neft Management Board Alexander Dyukov said.

At the moment, engineering and exploration works at the field are completed; gas pipeline route and site objects are approved. Current operations cover preparation of design documentation, execution of land use licenses, as well as pre-contract elaboration and equipment supply timing. The field project construction completion and commissioning is scheduled for IVQ2010. The project anticipates reaching a peak annual gas production level in the volume of 3 bln. cubic meters within continuous extraction period.