Lukoil has flowed oil from a third well at the offshore Vladimir Filanovsky field in the Caspian Sea.
The flow rate is around 3,000 tons of crude oil per day, according to a Lukoil statement, with the field’s total oil production currently amounting to approximately 9,000 tons per day. Located in the northern Caspian Sea, the Vladimir Filanovsky field is 136 miles away from the city of Astrakhan. Water depth in the field’s area ranges from 22 to 36 feet.
V. Filanovsky is the second field commissioned by the company in the Russian offshore sector of the Caspian Sea. The field’s С1+С2 recoverable reserves, under the Russian classification, are estimated at 129 million tons of crude oil and 30 billion cubic meters of gas. The annual oil production at the plateau is estimated at 6 million tons.
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