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The list of blocks offered for geological study at the expense of licensees

On 22 April 2009 the Ministry of Natural Resources of the Russian Federation (www.mnr.gov.ru) published the list of blocks offered for geological study at the expense of licensees. The list contains 66 insufficiently explored and unexplored blocks.

Half of the offered areas are located in West Siberia. 21 blocks are located in Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Area, with oil resources forecast at 246.1 million tons and gas resources forecast at 367.5 billion cubic metres for prospective D1 and D2 resources. Also the list contains six blocks offered in the Far East, one of the most promising hydrocarbon bearing regions in Russia.

Blocks for Geological Study at the Expense of Licensees by regions
Region Blocks Oil Reserves, MMT Gas Reserves, BCM
  C3 D1loc D1+D2 D1loc D1+D2
Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Area 21 0.0 13.2 246.1 0.0 367.5
Komi Republic 11 0.0 1.1 8.0 0.0 25.4
Nenets autonomous Area 9 4.7 0.8 66.5 0.0 99.7
Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Area 7 6.5 0.0 100.6 0.0 0.0
Tyumen Region 5 0.0 0.0 35.7 0.0 0.0
Kamchatka Territory 4 0.0 0.0 10.5 0.0 237.0
Orenburg Region 3 0.0 5.3 5.8 3.0 14.2
Republic of Kalmykia 2 2.7 0.0 20.8 0.0 39.1
Sakhalin Region 2 0.0 0.0 3.1 0.0 1.8
Stavropol territory 1 0.0 0.0 2.0 0.0 0.0
Republic of Bashkortostan 1 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0
Total 66 13.9 20.4 500.1 3.0 784.7

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Auctions to be held in the Tomsk Region

The Subsoil Management Agency of the Tomsk Region (nedra.tomsk.gov.ru) announced an auction to be held on 19 June 2009. Under this auction, 13 hydrocarbon blocks (Aysazskiy, Basmassovskiy, Kengskiy-1, Kengskiy-3, Ledovyy, Narymskiy, Nizhnepaninskiy (Paninskiy Lower), Togurskiy, Ust-Bakcharskiy-2, Ust-Tymskiy-1, Ust-Tymskiy-2, Kargasokskiy-1 and Kargasokskiy-2) are offered for 25 years of exploration and production. The deadline to submit applications and deposits is 28 May 2009.


Map: Blocks offered in the Tomsk Region. Source: PetroView®

Blocks offered in Tomsk Region
Block Application fee Deposit
RUB (thousand) USD (thousand) RUB (thousand) USD (thousand)
Aysazskiy 132 4.251 238,000 7,664.661
Basmassovskiy 132 4.251 41,000 1,320.383
Kengskiy-1 132 4.251 11,000 354.249
Kengskiy-3 132 4.251 11,000 354.249
Ledovyy 132 4.251 103,000 3,317.059
Narymskiy 132 4.251 33,000 1,062.747
Nizhnepaninskiy 132 4.251 105,000 3,381.468
Togurskiy 132 4.251 48,000 1,545.814
Ust-Bakcharskiy-2 132 4.251 35,000 1,127.156
Ust-Tymskiy-1 132 4.251 20,000 644.089
Ust-Tymskiy-2 132 4.251 20,000 644.089
Kargosokskiy-1 132 4.251 7,000 225.431
Kargosokskiy-2 132 4.251 8,000 257.636

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Blocks offered in Tomsk Region
Blocks Oil Resources, MMT Gas Resources, BCM
C3 D1loc D1 D2 D1loc D1
Aysazskiy 20.526 0 17.5 3 0 0
Basmassovskiy 0 0 8.8 2.4 0 0
Kengskiy-1 0 0 2.07 1.15 0 0
Kengskiy-3 0 0 1.984 1.236 0 0
Ledovyy 7.318 0 3.1 1.6 0 0
Narymskiy 0 0 7.5 1.4 0 0
Nizhnepaninskiy 8.7 0.8 9.8 0.4 0 0
Togurskiy 0 0 10.2 2.8 0 0
Ust-Bakcharskiy-2 0 0 7.5 2 0 0
Ust-Tymskiy-1 0 0.8 4.1 0.7 0 0
Ust-Tymskiy-2 0 0.8 4.1 0.7 0 0
Kargosokskiy-1 0 0 1.5 0.4 2 0
Kargosokskiy-2 0 0 1.6 0.5 0.05 2.3

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Blocks offered in Tomsk Region
Blocks Acreage (sqkm) Wells Seismic (km) 
Aysazskiy 2210 5 1112
Basmassovskiy 1666 1 0
Kengskiy-1 734 0 44
Kengskiy-3 690 0 41
Ledovyy 2447 10 231
Narymskiy 1326 8 0
Nizhnepaninskiy 1169 0 585
Togurskiy 1447 2 0
Ust-Bakcharskiy-2 1413 1 0
Ust-Tymskiy-1 838 1 0
Ust-Tymskiy-2 828 1 0
Kargosokskiy-1 911 2 0
Kargosokskiy-2 1037 5 270

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Auctions cancelled in the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Area

The Subsoil Management Agency of Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Area announced that auctions for Vostochno-Varyngskiy, Vostochno-Gribnoy, Sabunskiy 40, Severo-Tyumenskiy 1, Sote-Yuganskiy and Shukhtungortskiy were cancelled. Applicants for Vostochno-Gribnoy and Shukhtungortskiy blocks have not been permitted to take part in the auction process. No applications were submitted for Vostochno-Varyngskiy, Sabunskiy 40, Severo-Tyumenskiy 1 and Sote-Yuganskiy blocks.

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