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Blocks for exploration and production offered in April 2011

The Ministry of Natural Resources of the Russian Federation offered 26 new blocks for exploration and production in April 2011. The majority of areas on offer are located in the South, however, the highest level of C1 oil reserves is expected in West Siberia.

Blocks offered in Russia
Region Block Oil reserves (mmt)
C1 C2 C3 D1l D1+D2
West Siberia          
Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Area Akaytemskiy 0.688 0 5 0 9.082
Nyarylskiy 0.132 0.101 15.976 7.2 31.8
Volga-Ural          
Samara Region Brazhnikovskiy 0 0.29 0 0 0
Padovskiy 0.2 0 0 0 1.4
Severo-Khvorostyanskiy 0 0 0 0 2.1
Udmurtian Republic Butorikhinskiy 0 0 0.981 0 0
Byrgyndinskiy 0.082 0.397 0.599 0 0
Cheberinskiy 0 0 0 0 0.35
Nechkinskiy 0 0 0.7 0 1.108
Utyaganovskiy 0.129 0 0 0.84 0
Yezhovskiy 0 0 0.644 0.7 0
South          
Krasnodar Territory Adagumskiy 0.028 0.043 0 0 0
Dzhiginskiy 0.249 0 0 0 0
Gladkovskiy 0 0 2.391 0 1.3
Kurganinskiy 0 0 0 0 0
Severo-Labinskiy 0 0 0 0 0
Republic of Adygeya Preobrazhenskiy 0 0 0 0 0
Rostov Region Melnichnyy 0 0 0 0 0
Milyutinskiy 0 0 0 0 0
Rossoshnyy 0 0 0 0 0
Sulinskiy 0 0 0 0 0

 

Blocks offered in Russia
Region Block Gas reserves (bcm)
C1 C2 C3 D1l D1+D2
West Siberia          
Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Area Akaytemskiy 5.03 0 10.504 0 12.38
Nyarylskiy 0 0 46.728 1.2 90.4
Volga-Ural          
Samara Region Brazhnikovskiy 0 0 0.007 0 0
Padovskiy 0 0 0 0 0
Severo-Khvorostyanskiy 0 0 0 0 0
Udmurtian Republic Butorikhinskiy 0 0 0 0 0
Byrgyndinskiy 0 0 0 0 0
Cheberinskiy 0 0 0 0 0
Nechkinskiy 0 0 0 0 0
Utyaganovskiy 0 0 0 0 0
Yezhovskiy 0 0 0 0 0
South          
Krasnodar Territory Adagumskiy 0 0 0 0 0
Dzhiginskiy 0 0 0 0 0
Gladkovskiy 0 0 0 0 0
Kurganinskiy 0 0 0 1.18 0
Severo-Labinskiy 0 0 0 0.92 0
Republic of Adygeya Preobrazhenskiy 0 0 0 0 2.2
Rostov Region Melnichnyy 0 0 0 0 1.2
Milyutinskiy 0 0 0 0 1
Rossoshnyy 0 0 0 0 0.8
Sulinskiy 0 0 0 0 0.8

 

The Nyarylskiy block in West Siberia, which is offered for an exploration and production period of 25 years, encloses the Kholmistoye and Ravninnoye oil fields and contains part of the Kharampurskoye gas field. The C3 resources of the offered block are forecast at nearly 16 million tons of oil and 46.7 billion cubic metres of gas, as of 2009.

An auction for the Nyarylskiy block will start on 30 June 2011 with the deadline to submit applications and deposits on 27 May 2011. The application fee is set at USD 5.583, while the starting bid is about USD 16.7 million.

Blocks offered for exploration and production in West Siberia

Blocks offered for exploration and production in West Siberia (red shading). Source: PetroView®

 

Blocks offered in Russia
Region Block Date of process Deadline for applications and deposits Application fee Deposit
RUB (,000) USD (,000) RUB (,000) USD (,000)
West Siberia              
Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Area Akaytemskiy 30.06.2011 27.05.2011 157 5.583 250000 8,890.469
Nyarylskiy 30.06.2011 27.05.2011 157 5.583 470000 16,714.083
Volga-Ural  
Samara Region Brazhnikovskiy 14.07.2011 07.07.2011 170 6.046 37000 1,315.789
Padovskiy 14.07.2011 07.07.2011 170 6.046 41000 1,458.037
Severo-Khvorostyanskiy 14.07.2011 07.07.2011 170 6.046 9300 330.725
Udmurtian Republic Butorikhinskiy 08.06.2011 17.05.2011 167.3 5.950 20900 743.243
Byrgyndinskiy 08.06.2011 17.05.2011 208.3 7.408 54000 1,920.341
Cheberinskiy 08.06.2011 17.05.2011 187.3 6.661 3100 110.242
Nechkinskiy 08.06.2011 17.05.2011 147.3 5.238 23100 821.479
Utyaganovskiy 08.06.2011 17.05.2011 138.3 4.918 22000 782.361
Yezhovskiy 08.06.2011 17.05.2011 117.3 4.171 19000 675.676
South  
Krasnodar Territory Adagumskiy 25.07.2011 27.06.2011 200 7.112 11500 408.962
Dzhiginskiy 25.07.2011 27.06.2011 200 7.112 59500 2,115.932
Gladkovskiy 25.07.2011 27.06.2011 200 7.112 138800 4,935.989
Kurganinskiy 25.07.2011 27.06.2011 200 7.112 1350 48.009
Severo-Labinskiy 25.07.2011 27.06.2011 200 7.112 1100 39.118
Republic of Adygeya Preobrazhenskiy 27.06.2011 31.05.2011 50 1.778 1000 35.562
Rostov Region Melnichnyy 16.06.2011 02.06.2011 30 1.067 400 14.225
Milyutinskiy 16.06.2011 02.06.2011 30 1.067 310 11.024
Rossoshnyy 16.06.2011 02.06.2011 30 1.067 270 9.602
Sulinskiy 16.06.2011 02.06.2011 30 1.067 240 8.535

 

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