Sechin: “Rosneft” is ready to offer to Japanese partners more than a dozen mining projects


TOKYO, November 6. /Corr. Cyril Agafonov, Igor Belyaev/. “Rosneft” is ready to offer to Japanese partners more than a dozen projects on oil recovery. About it on opened on Friday in Tokyo conference on energy cooperation between Russia and Japan was declared by the head of the Russian state company Igor Sechin.

“Rosneft” is ready to offer to Japanese partners more than a dozen mining projects in various stages of preparation, he said. – The stage of geological exploration work (IRT) to the stage of reaching the level of industrial production. Today “Rosneft” offer to Japanese partners the projects of production with total reserves of 6 billion barrels and a resource base in the amount of 100 billion barrels of oil equivalent”.

The head of “Rosneft” noted that all these projects “have unique features”. In particular, according to Sechin, “they are in deep fiscal field and this parameter are absolutely competitive on the world market”. “Our projects are offered in standardized and approved conditions for the entry into the capital, that is, require no special consideration at political and administrative level, he added. – They can also be accompanied by a unique underlying business proposals”.

At the same time, Sechin admitted that, despite the fact that “the Japanese colleagues have offered “Rosneft” projects, and conducted numerous negotiations, the result is very modest”. “We are still at the discussion stage”, – he noted, adding that “Chinese and Indian partners are already members in such projects”.

In Tokyo on Friday opened the first international conference on energy cooperation between Russia and Japan. The main theme of the conference, according to organizers, will be the development of energy in the coastal areas of the Arctic ocean, and the use of the Northern sea route for transportation of cargoes, including liquefied natural gas (LNG). In the conference, a panel discussion, and three sections devoted to the use of the Northern sea route, development of pipelines and LNG, and electricity.