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NOVATEK obtains Syadorskiy subsoil license on the Yamal Peninsula
Moscow, September 05, 2016. OAO NOVATEK (NOVATEK) announces that its subsidiary OOO NOVATEK-Yurkharovneftegas won the bid for a geological survey, exploration and hydrocarbons production license for the Syadorskiy subsoil area for a term of 25 years. The auction resulted in a one-time payment for the subsoil use in the amount of 404 million rubles.
The Syadorskiy license area expands Company’s resource base in the northern part of the Yamal Peninsula. As of January 1, 2016, the license area held 24.6 bcm of Russian C1 natural gas reserves, and recoverable resources in the amount of 62.7 bcm of gas and 18.6 mmt of liquid hydrocarbons.
PAO NOVATEK is one of the largest independent natural gas producers in Russia, and in 2017, entered the global LNG market by successfully launching the Yamal LNG project. Founded in 1994, the Company is engaged in the exploration, production, processing and marketing of natural gas and liquid hydrocarbons. Upstream activities of the Company’s subsidiaries and joint ventures are concentrated mainly in the prolific Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area, which is the world’s largest natural gas producing area and accounts for approximately 80% of Russia’s natural gas production and approximately 15% of the world’s gas production. NOVATEK is a public joint stock company established under the laws of the Russian Federation.