“Rosneft” has received the right of use of Khatanga subsoil

Moscow. December 22. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree according to which Rosneft obtains the right to use the Khatanga area of mineral resources, reports the website of the government of the Russian Federation.

“For geological study of subsoil, exploration and production of hydrocarbons of JSC “NK “Rosneft” receives the right to use the Khatanga subsoil plot, located in Khatanga Bay and the Laptev sea”, – stated in the message.

Khatanga a subsoil plot of Federal significance has an area of km sq 17217,5 Inferred resources of category D2 within this subsoil plot on the basis of quantitative evaluation of hydrocarbon resources in Russia are oil – 288,1 mln tons (geological resources) and 82.8 million tonnes (recoverable resources); gas – 228,2 billion cubic meters, condensate – 20.8 million tons (geological resources) and 13.6 million tonnes (recoverable reserves).