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New oil field discovered on Sakhalin shelf

New oil field discovered on Sakhalin shelf
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A new oil field was discovered on Sakhalin. This happened as part of the drilling of the first exploration and appraisal well in the East Coastal licensed area of ​​the island shelf.

According to the press service of Rosneft, according to preliminary estimates, the reserves are up to two million tons of oil. They will be put on state balance in the 2019 year. Now preparations are underway for testing in the production casing.

In the future, a decision has to be made on the timing of commissioning a new oil field. The first drilled well so far confirms the previously made forecast of the resource potential of the entire site. It is 11 million tons in oil equivalent.

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