30 Apr 2020 15:04

BP participating in intensification of production at Samotlor deposit

MOSCOW. April 30 (Interfax) - BP is participating in the intensification of production at the Samotlor deposit, Rosneft said in its yearly financial reporting.

Furthermore, Rosneft has jointly with BP completed the development of an innovative system for registering seismic data, "which currently has no analogues in the world," the oil major said. The system has been tested during trial geological exploration works in Russia and large-scale trials in the United Arab Emirates. "As a result, the high informational value and productivity of received data has been confirmed, and the possibility of conducting works in remote areas has also been proven," the company said.

In 2019, testing of 143 onshore exploratory wells in Russia was completed at a rate of 88%, 2,600 linear kilometers of 2D seismic and 9,000 square kilometers of 3D seismic was conducted. As a result of geological exploration work, 22 deposits and 257 new reservoirs with overall reserves of 346 million tonnes of oil equivalent were discovered.