Gazprom Neft and Shell have closed a transaction to determine a three way partnership to check and develop the onshore Leskinsky and Pukhutsyayakhsky license blocks on the Gydan Peninsula. The companions have additionally agreed to increase collaboration on greenhouse gasoline (GHG) emissions-reduction tasks, and to cooperate in air transport security.
Under the phrases of the transaction the companions will every maintain a 50% curiosity within the three way partnership’s constitution capital. The three way partnership might be managed by Gazprom Neft and Shell, on an equal foundation. Both firms are consolidating their capabilities and competences to permit the event of a promising exploration cluster within the north—jap a part of the Gydan Peninsula.
The three way partnership’s asset portfolio consists of the Leskinsky and Pukhutsyayakhsky license blocks. Both blocks are marked by a low degree of geological investigation, in addition to remoteness from transport and oil-and-gas infrastructure.
Located within the Taymyr district of the Krasnoyarsky Krai, the Leskinsky license block covers an space of greater than three,000 sq. kilometres, with sources doubtlessly in extra of 100 million tonnes of oil equal (mtoe). Adjoining the Leskinsky block, the Pukhutsyayakhsky block, positioned within the Tazovsky district of the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, covers an space of over 800 sq. kilometres, with sources estimated at round 35 mtoe.
So far, 2D seismic surveys have been accomplished at each blocks. Prospecting and appraisal actions are presently ongoing on the Leskinsky block, as a way to collect information to refine the geological idea and put together a future challenge improvement plan. Gazpromneft-GEO would be the operator on the primary stage of this challenge, accountable for exploration works at each the Leskinsky and the Pukhutsyayakhsky blocks.
Cederic Cremers Shell Country Chair Russia mentioned, “Shell welcomes the chance that the Gydan challenge brings to strengthen our long-standing cooperation with Gazprom Neft. Our profitable observe document of working collectively creating the Salym fields offers me nice confidence in our firms’ means to conduct the exploration programme in accordance with excessive technical, environmental and social requirements.”
(Source: Gazprom Neft – Image: NASA)
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