“Rosneft” has started commercial production at the West Apscom field


MOSCOW, January 20. “PH Watertight” – subsidiary of JSC “NK “Rosneft” – began commercial oil production at the West Apscom field of the Uvat project. As reported in a press-release “Rosneft”, its recoverable oil reserves exceed 17 million tonnes.

“At present well the Fund has 7 units. Holding on two wells operation for hydraulic fracturing increased their total oil production rate up to 470 m3/day”, – stated in the message.

Start of commercial production at the West Apscom field is an important step in large-scale program to enter new fields of the Uvat project. So, in 2015 we have commissioned three new fields – protozanovskoye, Yuzhno-Lavrikovskoe and name Malika.

The Eastern hub (FAS) has the largest share in the production of the Uvat project in 2015 oil production at the deposits of clients amounted to 9.8 million tons.

Earlier it was reported that in 2015 “PH-Watertight” increased oil production compared with the previous year by 10% to 11 million tons.