RN-Uvatneftegaz, a Rosneft subsidiary, announced Wednesday that commercial oil production has started at the Zapadno-Epasskoye field, which is part of the Uvat project in Russia’s Tyumen Region.
Recoverable oil reserves at the field amount to over 17 million metric tons (121 million barrels), according to a Rosneft statement. There are currently seven wells at the field, which contribute to a joint production rate of 16,597 cubic feet per day.
Facilities of Zapadno-Epasskoye field are part of the Eastern Development Center (EDC) infrastructure. EDC also includes the Urnenskoye, Ust-Tegusskoye, Yuzhno-Gavrikovskoye, and Malyk fields.
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