Rosneft Confirms Discovery of Gas, Gas Condensate Fields as Result of Drilling in Kara Sea

Russian oil major Rosneft discovered two fields, gas and gas condensate, as a result of drilling in the Kara Sea, the company told reporters.

“In 2020, Rosneft has drilled two prospecting wells in the Vostochno-Prinovozemelskiy 1 and Vostochno-Prinovozemelskiy 2 licensed areas on the shelf of the Kara Sea. As a result of drilling, one gas field and one gas condensate field were discovered,” it said.

Earlier on Thursday, Russian natural resources watchdog Rosnedra reported that as a result of Rosneft’s drilling in the Kara Sea, two new gas fields were discovered with a preliminary total estimate of 1.3 trillion cubic meters of reserves, and the examination is scheduled to be completed by the end of the year.