24 Sep 2009 15:01

Almost 153 bln rubles invested in Yamal Peninsula since 2005

SALEKHARD. Sept 24 (Interfax) - Subsurface resource companies and the Russian government have invested 152.9 billion rubles in development on the Yamal Peninsula since 2005, Natural Resources and Ecology Minister Yury Trutnev at a meeting on the peninsula's development in Salekhard on Thursday.

"Eighteen fields with reserves of more than 230 million tonnes of standard fuel have been opened" since 2005, he said.