Putin spoke about the “universal inventory” of gas in Russia


Vladimir Putin Photo: Alexey Nikolsky / RIA Novosti

Russian President Vladimir Putin gave start to the third gas Providence at the Bovanenkovskoye oil and gas condensate field, which is located on the Yamal Peninsula, where, as noted by the head of state, focused gas reserves on a universal scale. The President’s words “Interfax”.

In the solemn launch ceremony was also attended by the head of “Gazprom” Alexei Miller, who in the course of activities recalled that the decision on creation on the Yamal gas production center was taken exactly 10 years ago. “Today, the basic field of this new gas production center we have brought to the specified design capacity of 115 billion cubic meters of gas per year”, — said the head of Russian gas monopoly. Miller is convinced that the reserves will last for 110 years of gas production.

The Russian President also said that the reserves of the Bovanenkovskoye field is estimated at 4.9 trillion cubic meters of gas, and total gas reserves on the Peninsula exceed 16.7 trillion. “It’s a universal scale. It is planned that by 2030 there will be produce 310-360 billion cubic meters of gas. But that’s not all. We develop the province as a whole move on,” — said Putin. He also noted that in 2019, will begin development of kharasaveyskoe field located North of the Bovanenkovo. By 2023 is planned for the first extraction, and the design level field is a 32 billion cubic meters of gas per year.

The President also noted that the launch of the Bovanenkovo field once again demonstrates the successful development of gas industry in Russia, and projects “Northern stream-2” will provide energy security of the country and open our export potential.

“This is a huge world-class gas reserves in Yamal will allow us to move confidently in strengthening its energy security, to ensure reliable supply to our partners abroad. Once again, congratulations with this result, it is important for the entire Russian economy. I wish you new successes!” — concluded Putin.

At the beginning of 2018, the level of gasification, that is, the provision of Russia gas is estimated at 68.1 percent. By the beginning of 2019, the authorities planned to raise this level to 68.7 percent.

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