“Rosneft” has received the right to extract resources at the site in the Laptev sea

“Rosneft” has received the right to extract resources at the site in the Laptev sea


The company received the right for exploration and extraction of hydrocarbons on subsoil plots located in the Khatanga Gulf of the Laptev sea and.

MOSCOW, 22 Dec. Rosneft obtained the right for exploration and production of hydrocarbons on the Tanga block in the Laptev sea, the corresponding order of the government published on the website of the Cabinet on Tuesday.

“For geological study of subsoil, exploration and production of hydrocarbons of JSC “NK “Rosneft”” obtains 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 square kilometers 17217,5. Prognostic resources of category D2 within the site on the basis of quantitative evaluation of hydrocarbon resources in Russia are oil – 288,1 million tons (geological resources) and 82.8 million tons (recoverable resources); gas – 228,2 billion cubic meters; condensate – 20.8 million tons (geological resources) and 13.6 million tonnes (recoverable reserves).