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Oil Generation One Million Tonne of Oil Produced at Yarega Field by Lukoil

Editor: Ahlam Rais

The company has plans to increase Yarega’s production by 20 % as compared to the figures of 2016. It also intends to increase its volumes of steam injected into production formations by almost 50 %.

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The meterage of horizontal wells, drilled with steam assisted gravity drainage, will be incremented by over 40 %.
The meterage of horizontal wells, drilled with steam assisted gravity drainage, will be incremented by over 40 %.
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Komi Republic/Russia – Lukoil has recently produced one million tonne of oil at Yarega field, the Komi Republic, since the beginning of 2017. The company plans to increase Yarega’s production by 20 %, as compared with 2016. The meterage of horizontal wells, drilled with steam assisted gravity drainage, will be incremented by over 40 %. There will also be an almost 50 % increase in volumes of steam injected into production formations.

This year, Lukoil commissioned a 75-megawatt power generation farm, the Yarega, and a steam generation facility with total hourly capacity of 300 tonne of steam, at the field. A year earlier, a plant to gather and treat oil was installed, together with a water-treatment facility, WTP-700.

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