Rosneft has discovered a hydrocarbon Deposit in Eastern Arctic

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The specialists of «Rosneft» as a result of drilling exploration wells off the coast of the Peninsula of Khara-Tumus offshore Khatanga Bay of the Laptev sea (Eastern Arctic) found that the core is saturated with oil with a predominance of light oil fractions, which allows Rosneft to be the discoverer of the deposits on the shelf of the Eastern Arctic, says the company.

«Rosneft» on the basis of the comprehensive geological research carries out drilling of the northernmost exploratory well on the Eastern Arctic shelf.

«In the process of well drilling «Central-Olginskaya-1″ from the shore of the Peninsula Khara-Tumus offshore Khatanga Bay of the Laptev sea carried out three times, the coring from depths from 2305 to 2363 meters, which showed a high saturation of oil with a predominance of light oil fractions. On the basis of primary research can be concluded about the opening of a new oil field, the volume of the resource potential which increases as you continue drilling operations» — stated in the message. Currently, the coring continues.

«The presence of hydrocarbons in the raised core confirms the geological model developed by the specialists of «Rosneft». The result of drilling on the license area Khatanga allows the company «Rosneft» to be the discoverer of the deposits on the Eastern Arctic shelf», — stated in the message «Rosneft».

The license to develop Khatanga plot was obtained by Rosneft in November 2015. The company, on 3 April 2017 goals started drilling wells Central Olginskaya-1.

Rosneft has discovered a hydrocarbon Deposit in Eastern Arctic© RIA Novosti, Infographics“Rosneft» in Germany: effective development and future growth

 

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