The preliminary capex amount for the preparation Elginskogo deposits of $0.5 billion

MOSCOW, July 12. /TASS/. Preliminary estimated capital costs for the preparation of Elginskogo oil fields in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous district will amount to $0.5 billion, told journalists the Minister of natural resources and ecology of Russia Sergey Donskoy.

“Given that this field is located on the territory with developed infrastructure – I think, (need) about $0.5 billion is for two years they (Rosneft, the winner of the auction – ed.) will have to invest,” – said don, responding to a question.

The Minister added that after the field operation, the level of production it can be up to 4-5 million tons annually.

“The level of production at the fields of this level can be up to 4-5 million tonnes annually, and these indicators Elginskoe field can be expected 5 years after commissioning,” – said Donskoy.

He recalled that, according to the license commitments, the company faces a period of 2 years introduction to the development of 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 amounted to 7.4 billion roubles, the acceptance of applications for participation was completed on 16 June. Applied “Rosneft”, “Gazpromneft – Khantos”, “Energeo” and “RN-uvatneftegaz”, the Agency admitted to trading all the applicants. the winner of the auction is recognized as “Rosneft”, which was offered for the site 20,071 billion.