Achimgaz, the 50:50 three way partnership between Gazprom’s subsidiary Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy and Wintershall Dea, commissioned the final of 108 manufacturing wells in October 2019, enabling an annual plateau manufacturing of ten billion cubic metres of pure fuel.
The manufacturing of pure fuel and condensate from the technically and geologically demanding Achimov formation within the Urengoy subject in Western Siberia requires in depth know-how. The Achimgaz three way partnership is thought to be a main instance of profitable Russian-German cooperation within the vitality sector. Founded in 2003, Achimgaz started pilot drilling in 2008 and began business manufacturing in 2011. To date, Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy and Wintershall Dea have produced greater than 43 billion cubic metres of pure fuel and 19 million tonnes of condensate on this joint challenge.
“All challenge companions will be pleased with the outcome,” emphasises Thilo Wieland, Wintershall Dea’s Executive Board member answerable for Russia. “The objectives additionally stay formidable in the long run: Achimgaz is constantly engaged on technological and financial optimisations. After manufacturing plateau is reached, our goal is to stabilise pure fuel manufacturing at a peak stage by enlarging the processing plant’s capacities.”
The expertise gained at Achimgaz will now even be used for the event of blocks 4A and 5A within the Achimov formation. As the final contractor, Achimgaz will take over the event section on behalf of Achim Development, Wintershall Dea’s newest three way partnership in Russia. The first wells on this growth had been drilled this yr.
(Source and picture: Wintershall DEA)
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