ROSNEFT & BP: 20%
Rosneft and BP announce the completion of the transaction to sell a 20 per cent share of Taas-Yuryakh Neftegazodobycha LLC to the British company.
The joint venture between Rosneft and BP based on Taas-Yuryakh Neftegazodobycha LLC will continue further development of the Srednebotuobinskoye oil and gas condensate field which is one of the largest fields in the Eastern Siberia. The JV will also undertake the development of suitable infrastructure for further exploration and development of the region's reserves.
The companies' cooperation within the project will contribute to expanding local infrastructure and boosting production capacities of these Eastern Siberian fields, one of the key regions of Rosneft's business.
Rosneft also plans to select a second partner in Taas-Yuryakh Neftegazodobycha, which will have positive effect on the project's development in the long term.
Commenting on the deal closure, Rosneft Chairman of the Management Board Igor Sechin said: "We see ample potential for the expansion of this project as well as for development of our activities in nearby license blocks. We hope for integrated cooperation in the development of Eastern Siberia's reserves together with our strategic partner and shareholder, BP".
David Campbell, President BP Russia, said: "We look forward to working together with our partner Rosneft on this project. We believe it will offer us new opportunities to increase productivity of the existing field and to discover new fields. The new joint venture reinforces BP's commitment as a long term strategic investor in Russia".
Final binding agreements for Rosneft's sale to BP of a 20 per cent share of Taas were signed by the parties in June 2015 at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.
Taas-Yuryakh Neftegazodobycha, a Rosneft subsidiary, operates the Srednebotuobinskoye oil and gas condensate field, which is located in the Sakha Republic, Yakutia. The field's reserves under Taas-Yuryakh Neftegazodobycha's С1+С2 licensed areas total 167 mln tons of liquid hydrocarbons and 180.5 bcm of gas.
In November 2014, Taas-Yuryakh Neftegazodobycha produced its one millionth ton of oil after the Srednebotuobinskoye oil and gas condensate field was commissioned in October 2013, owing this result to efficient geological and technical measures, and the construction of wells and infrastructure, including oil and gas containment and treatment units and a delivery/acceptance station.
Also the company constructed a 169 km-long pipeline to the Eastern Siberia-Pacific Ocean oil pipeline system.
Today there are as many as 50 producing wells, which deliver about 2.5 thousand tons of crude every day.
|July, 12, 10:55:00|
|July, 12, 10:45:00|
|July, 12, 10:40:00|
|July, 12, 10:35:00|
|July, 12, 10:30:00|
|July, 12, 10:25:00|
BLOOMBERG - Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told a Texas judge that Exxon Mobil Corp. doesn’t have a right to see privileged documents related to a $2 million fine assessed against the energy company for violating sanctions related to Russia’s 2014 invasion of Ukraine.
NPD - Preliminary production figures for June 2018 show an average daily production of 1 747 000 barrels of oil, NGL and condensate, which is an increase of 88 000 barrels per day compared to May.
NOVATEK - In the first half 2018, NOVATEK’s hydrocarbons production totaled 264.3 million barrels of oil equivalent (boe), including 32.93 billion cubic meters (bcm) of natural gas and 5,864 thousand tons of liquids (gas condensate and crude oil), resulting in an increase in total hydrocarbons production by 6.3 million boe, or by 2.4%, as compared to the first half 2017.
REUTERS - Brent crude futures LCOc1 were down 75 cents, or 1 percent, at $78.11 a barrel by 0308 GMT, having fallen as low as $77.60. U.S. crude CLc1 was down 55 cents, or 0.7 percent, at $73.56.