Energy Ministry: Russia will create conditions for the growth of oil production

© AP Photo / Hasan JamaliДобыча oil. Archival photoEnergy Ministry: Russia will create conditions for the growth of oil production© AP Photo / Hasan Jamali

Russia will, in spite of the sanctions, to create conditions for the growth of oil production in the country, including on the continental shelf, said Deputy energy Minister Kirill Molodtsov.

«For three years the oil production volumes increased, increase will, moreover, create the conditions we order the existing fields and new fields and offshore fields, we could increase production volumes,» said Molodtsov, responding to the Russian petroleum and gas Congress on the issue of the effect of Western sanctions on the oil and gas sector of the Russian Federation.

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