MOSCOW, July 12. /TASS/. “Rosneft” following the results of the auction won the right to develop Elginskogo oil fields in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous district, one of the largest retained explored deposits in Russia, offering him 20,071 billion rubles, told journalists the Minister of natural resources and ecology of Russia Sergey Donskoy.
“The right to develop Elginskogo Deposit at the auction, have received “Rosneft”. The lump sum payment at the end of the auction amounted to 20,071 billion rubles in Total, he made 17 steps,” – said don.
Applications for participation were filed by “Rosneft”, “Gazpromneft – Khantos”, “Energeo” and “RN-uvatneftegaz”.
The Agency admitted to trading all the applicants.
According to Donskoy, the development of the field will be highly profitable.
“We believe his development (Elginskogo field – approx. ed.) will have a high profitability because the subsoil has a very good location – close to infrastructure and already developed deposits, which significantly reduces costs,” added don.
On the field
Elginskoe oil field in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous area – the last major undistributed explored field in the Russian area of 762,8 sq km and Its reserves in categories C1+C2 amount to 103 million tonnes. The starting fee for the auction was set at 7.4 billion rubles, the applications for participation in the contest was completed on June 16.