Gazprom Neft plans Siberia shale oil appraisals

Gazprom10 August 2013, News Wires – Russia’s Gazprom Neft has decided to go ahead with a four-well appraisal programme at its Bazheno-Abalaksky shale oil play in western Siberia’s Krasnoleninskoye field.

The oil arm of state giant Gazprom said that four inclined wells would be drilled by its Gazpromneft-Khantos unit on the shale patch to a depth of 2700 to 2800 metres over the next 12 months.

Gazprom Neft first deputy chief executive Vadim Yakovlev said t

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