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Blocks offered for geological study 2011

On 13 April, the Ministry of Natural Resources of the Russian Federation published a list of blocks offered for geological study at the expense of licensees. The list contains 92 under-explored blocks.

Blocks for geological study at the expense of licensees 2010
Region Blocks Oil reserves (mmt) Gas reserves (bcm)
C3 D1 D1loc D2 C3 D1 D1loc D2
West Siberia
Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Area 2 2.214 8.9 3.2 0.8 0 0 0 0
Tyumen Region 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Area 17 0 160.4 35.1 75.3 0 476.5 118.7 122.8
Total 21 2.214 172.3 38.3 76.1 0 476.5 118.7 122.8
Volga-Ural
Kirov Region 5 0.5 7.194 0 0 0 0 0 0
Orenburg Region 3 0 9.4 1.5 0 0 19.6 0 0
Perm Territory 7 0 10.83 2.224 0 0 12.22 1 0
Republic of Bashkortostan 6 4.232 12.1 3.7 0 0.096 0 0 0
Republic of Tatarstan 1 0.495 2.5 0 0 0 0 0 0
Saratov Region 1 0 3.6 0 0 0 4.2 0 0
Udmurtian Republic 1 1.53 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 24 6.757 45.62 7.424 0 0.096 36.02 1 0
South
Krasnodar Territory 2 0 1.395 0 0 0 0 0 0
Republic of Adygeya 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
Republic of Kalmykia 2 59.4 15.3 0 0 47 19.8 0 0
Rostov Region 2 0.462 0.721 0 0 0.165 0.252 0 1.019
Stavropol Territory 1 0 3 0.7 0 0 0 0 0
Total 8 59.86 20.42 0.7 0 47.17 23.05 0 1.019
East Siberia and Far East
Irkutsk Region 7 0 14.9 0 13.1 0 225.9 0 124.6
Kamchatka Territory 1 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 48
Krasnoyarsk Territory 25 0 335.8 0 362.4 0 895.7 0 629.3
Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) 3 0 10 15.6 0 0 82.8 84 0
Total 36 0 360.7 15.6 381.5 0 1204 84 801.9
North-West
Nenets Autonomous Area 3 0 12.67 2.266 10.43 0 1.421 0 24.2
Grand Total 92 68.83 611.7 64.29 468 47.26 1741 203.7 949.9

Source: The Russian Subsoil Management Agency, Petroleum Services Group at Deloitte

Blocks offered in the South, within the Republic of Kalmykia, contain the highest C3 hydrocarbon reserves. Prospective D1+D2 hydrocarbon reserves are greatest in East Siberia, forecast at 18,000 barrels of oil equivalent.

Blocks offered for geological study in East Siberia

Blocks offered for geological study in East Siberia (blue shading). Source: PetroView®

 

Blocks offered for geological study in the South

Blocks offered for geological study in the South (blue shading). Source: PetroView®

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