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Forty blocks for exploration and production on offer in Russia, September 2011

The Ministry of Natural Resources of the Russian Federation offered 40 new blocks for exploration and production in September 2011. The most highly explored blocks on offer are located in the Volga-Ural region with C1 and C2 reserves, while the other blocks on offer generally have C3 and D category reserves.

Blocks offered in Russia
Region Block Oil Reserves (mmt)
C1 C2 C3 D1loc D1+D2
North West
Komi Republic Mutnomaterikovo-Terekhoveyskiy 0 0 2.58 0 0
Mutnomaterikovo-Vadminskiy 0 0 1.414 1.96 0
Nenets Autonomous Area Balbayakhinskiy 0 0 1.417 1.5 3.8
Kotkinskiy 0 0 9.875 0 0
Lembeyskiy 0 0 0 0.5 2.1
Niykhabaryuskiy 0 0 3.244 0 6.6
Nyarioyakhskiy 0 0 0.136 2.978 7.164
Pilnenskiy 0 0 0 0 2.533
Savatinskiy 0 0 0 0.8 4.1
Severo-Komavisskiy 0 0 0 0 9.4
Severo-Yareyyaginskiy 0 0 2.73 0 5.9
Sibriyaginskiy 0 0 0 0.8 1.27
Verkhneyangareyskiy 0 0 0 5.4 5.9
Vostochno-Padimeyskiy 0 0 0 1.5 1.5
Vostochno-Talotinskiy 0 0 0 0 5.3
Yachegeyskiy 0 0 0.836 0.086 3.3
Yangareyskiy 0 0 0 8.4 17.8
South
Rostov Region Krasnovskiy 0 0 0 0 0
Maryevskiy 0 0 3.12 0 0
Volga-Ural
Orenburg Region Alyabyevskiy 2.194 0 0.255 0.5 1.9
Kornilovskiy 0 0 7.796 0 0
Sayfutdinovskiy 0 0 8.098 0 0
Severo-Pokrovskiy 0 0 0 3.6 0
Perm Territory Lekvozhskiy 0 0 0.926 0.4 0
Pozhvinskiy 0.034 0 2.322 0 3.2
Republic of Bashkortostan Ishkarovskiy 0.018 0.064 0 0 0
Roschinskiy 0.124 0.167 0 0 0
Samara Region Fateyevskiy 0.739 1.59 0 0 1.5
Gozevskiy 0.027 0.007 0 0 0.3
Novoderevenskiy 0.114 0 0 0 0
Santalovskiy 0.08 0 0 0.7 2.3
Yuzhno-Zhiltsovskiy 0.068 0.034 0 0 0
Udmurtian Republic Kechevskiy 0.622 0.254 0.778 0 2.39
Kenervayskiy 0 0 0.375 0 1.3
West Siberia
Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Area Igrimskiy 0 0 0 0 0
Kazymskiy 0 0 15.853 2.745 7.3
Martallerovskiy 1.089 2.281 0 1.5 0
Novonyalinskiy 0.138 2.669 0 0 0.234
Yemangalskiy-2 0 0 0.3 0 13.6
Yemangalskiy-3 0 0 1.07 0.448 24

 

Blocks offered in Russia
Region Block Gas Reserves (bcm)
C1 C3 D1+D2
North West
Komi Republic Mutnomaterikovo-Terekhoveyskiy 0 0 0
Mutnomaterikovo-Vadminskiy 0 0 0
Nenets Autonomous Area Balbayakhinskiy 0 0 1.5
Kotkinskiy 0 0 2.234
Lembeyskiy 0 0 0.4
Niykhabaryuskiy 0 0 2.4
Nyarioyakhskiy 0 0 0
Pilnenskiy 0 0 0
Savatinskiy 0 0 12.3
Severo-Komavisskiy 0 0 0.5
Severo-Yareyyaginskiy 0 0 0
Sibriyaginskiy 0 0 12
Verkhneyangareyskiy 0 0 5.7
Vostochno-Padimeyskiy 0 0 16.4
Vostochno-Talotinskiy 0 0 22.4
Yachegeyskiy 0 0 2.1
Yangareyskiy 0 0 27.6
South
Rostov Region Krasnovskiy 0 2.5 0
Maryevskiy (Rst) 0 8.635 0
Volga-Ural
Orenburg Region Alyabyevskiy 0 0 0
Kornilovskiy 0 39.92 0
Sayfutdinovskiy 0 14.6 0
Severo-Pokrovskiy 0.461 0 0
Perm Territory Lekvozhskiy 0 0 0
Pozhvinskiy 0 0 0
Republic of Bashkortostan Ishkarovskiy 0 0 0
Roschinskiy 0 0 0
Samara Region Fateyevskiy 0 0 0
Gozevskiy 0 0 0
Novoderevenskiy 0.004 0 0
Santalovskiy 0 0 0
Yuzhno-Zhiltsovskiy 0 0 0
Udmurtian Republic Kechevskiy 0 0 0
Kenervayskiy 0 0 0
West Siberia
Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Area Igrimskiy 3.866 0 0
Kazymskiy 0 0 0
Martallerovskiy 0 0 0
Novonyalinskiy 0 0 0
Yemangalskiy-2 0 0 0
Yemangalskiy-3 0 0 0

The blocks within the Volga-Ural region hold the majority of the C1 and C2 oil reserves, whilst the highest level of D1+D2 oil reserves, 268.6 million tons, are located in East Siberia. Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Area (West Siberia) holds the blocks with the highest amount of C3 and D1+D2 gas reserves. 

Blocks offered in the North West

Blocks offered in the North West (purple shading). Source: PetroView®

Blocks offered in the South 

Blocks offered in the South (purple shading).
Source:
PetroView®

The Igrimskiy block, which is offered for an exploration and production period of 25 years, has the highest level of C1 gas reserves, forecast at nearly 4 billion cubic metres, as of 2010. The block is located 137 kilometres to the south-west of Beloyarskiy and contains Severo-Igrimskoye, Yuzhno-Igrimskoye, Nulinturskoye and Paulturskoye gas fields.

An auction for the Igrimskiy block will start on 15 November 2011 with the deadline to submit applications and deposits by 14 October 2011. The application fee is set at USD 3.065, while the starting bid is approximately USD 2 million.

The Igrimskiy block in West Siberia

The Igrimskiy block in West Siberia (purple shading). Source: PetroView®

 

Application details of the blocks offered are shown in the table below.

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)
North West
Komi Republic Mutnomaterikovo-Terekhoveyskiy 30.11.2011 02.11.2011 132 4.258 22,000 709.677
Mutnomaterikovo-Vadminskiy 30.11.2011 02.11.2011 132 4.258 15,000 483.871
Nenets Autonomous Area Balbayakhinskiy 28.10.2011 14.10.2011 175 5.645 14,000 451.613
Kotkinskiy 30.11.2011 02.11.2011 190 6.129 80,000 2,580.645
Lembeyskiy 28.10.2011 14.10.2011 175 5.645 3,000 96.774
Niykhabaryuskiy 28.10.2011 14.10.2011 175 5.645 20,000 645.161
Nyarioyakhskiy 28.10.2011 14.10.2011 175 5.645 12,000 387.097
Pilnenskiy 28.10.2011 14.10.2011 175 5.645 15,000 483.871
Savatinskiy 28.10.2011 14.10.2011 175 5.645 5,000 161.290
Severo-Komavisskiy 28.10.2011 14.10.2011 175 5.645 6,000 193.548
Severo-Yareyyaginskiy 28.10.2011 14.10.2011 175 5.645 20,000 645.161
Sibriyaginskiy 28.10.2011 14.10.2011 175 5.645 3,000 96.774
Verkhneyangareyskiy 28.10.2011 14.10.2011 175 5.645 15,000 483.871
Vostochno-Padimeyskiy 28.10.2011 14.10.2011 175 5.645 5,000 161.290
Vostochno-Talotinskiy 28.10.2011 14.10.2011 175 5.645 5,000 161.290
Yachegeyskiy 28.10.2011 14.10.2011 166 5.340 12,000 387.097
Yangareyskiy 28.10.2011 14.10.2011 175 5.645 29,000 935.484
South
Rostov Region Krasnovskiy 28.10.2011 14.10.2011 30 0.968 1,400 45.161
Maryevskiy 28.10.2011 14.10.2011 30 0.968 31 1.000
Volga-Ural
Orenburg Region Alyabyevskiy 29.11.2011 28.10.2011 112 3.613 563,000 18,161.290
Kornilovskiy 10.11.2011 17.10.2011 112 3.613 177,000 5,709.677
Sayfutdinovskiy 10.11.2011 17.10.2011 112 3.613 15,500 500.000
Severo-Pokrovskiy 10.11.2011 17.10.2011 112 3.613 23,500 758.065
Perm Territory Lekvozhskiy 15.11.2011 26.10.2011 35 1.129 29,035 936.613
Pozhvinskiy 15.11.2011 26.10.2011 35 1.129 72,102 2,325.871
Republic of Bashkortostan Ishkarovskiy 22.11.2011 25.11.2011 300 9.677 16,580 534.839
Roschinskiy 22.11.2011 25.11.2011 300 9.677 71,900 2,319.355
Samara Region Fateyevskiy 29.11.2011 18.11.2011 170 5.484 500,000 16,129.032
Gozevskiy 29.11.2011 18.11.2011 170 5.484 7,000 225.806
Novoderevenskiy 29.11.2011 18.11.2011 170 5.484 44,000 1,419.355
Santalovskiy 29.11.2011 18.11.2011 170 5.484 23,000 741.935
Yuzhno-Zhiltsovskiy 29.11.2011 18.11.2011 170 5.484 27,000 870.968
Udmurtian Republic Kechevskiy 03.11.2011 14.10.2011 184 5.935 142,300 4,590.323
Kenervayskiy 03.11.2011 14.10.2011 131 4.213 6,200 200.000
West Siberia
Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Area Igrimskiy 15.11.2011 14.10.2011 95 3.065 62,800 2,025.806
Kazymskiy 15.11.2011 14.10.2011 90 2.903 143,400 4,625.806
Martallerovskiy 15.11.2011 14.10.2011 95 3.065 414,100 13,358.065
Novonyalinskiy 15.11.2011 14.10.2011 95 3.065 289,400 9,335.484
Yemangalskiy-2 15.11.2011 14.10.2011 95 3.065 11,300 364.516
Yemangalskiy-3 15.11.2011 14.10.2011 95 3.065 36,300 1,170.968

 

Block information, including the number of wells drilled and the density of seismic shot, is outlined below.

Blocks offered in Russia
Region Block Area (sqkm) Wells Seismic (km/km2)
North West
Komi Republic Mutnomaterikovo-Terekhoveyskiy 1285.6 22 1.7
Mutnomaterikovo-Vadminskiy 1086.7 6 1.7
Nenets Autonomous Area Balbayakhinskiy 1036 0 1.44
Kotkinskiy 920.8 3 1.58
Lembeyskiy 723.3 0 1.38
Niykhabaryuskiy 1243.5 3 0.42
Nyarioyakhskiy 1100 6 1.75
Pilnenskiy 579.3 0 n/a
Savatinskiy 713.4 0 0.77
Severo-Komavisskiy 313.4 2 n/a
Severo-Yareyyaginskiy 504.7 n/a n/a
Sibriyaginskiy 1118 0 0.24
Verkhneyangareyskiy 1204 0 0.42
Vostochno-Padimeyskiy 1010 1 1.49
Vostochno-Talotinskiy 1125 1 1.11
Yachegeyskiy 574 1 2.259582
Yangareyskiy 2268 0 0.33
South
Rostov Region Krasnovskiy 22.2 3 n/a
Maryevskiy 334.2 40 n/a
Volga-Ural
Orenburg Region Alyabyevskiy 216.2 30 1.75
Kornilovskiy 155.1 10 2.348807
Sayfutdinovskiy 676.85 1 1.6
Severo-Pokrovskiy 769.6 12 1.25
Perm Territory Lekvozhskiy 238.87 n/a n/a
Pozhvinskiy 366.56 19 n/a
Republic of Bashkortostan Ishkarovskiy 9554 1 n/a
Roschinskiy 7750 1 n/a
Samara Region Fateyevskiy 118.76 n/a n/a
Gozevskiy 26.12 1 n/a
Novoderevenskiy 12.69 3 n/a
Santalovskiy 221.68 n/a n/a
Yuzhno-Zhiltsovskiy 5.11 n/a n/a
Udmurtian Republic Kechevskiy 234.9 8 2.2
Kenervayskiy 153.3 122 2.64
West Siberia
Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Area Igrimskiy 391.2 24 0.779167
Kazymskiy 776.7 3 0.93
Martallerovskiy 146.7 8 1.72
Novonyalinskiy 352.7 4 1.22
Yemangalskiy-2 304.1 1 0.43
Yemangalskiy-3 483.8 0 1.16

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