LUKOIL is one of the largest oil & gas vertical integrated companies in the world accounting for over 2% of crude production and circa 1% of proved hydrocarbon reserves globally.
LUKOIL President Vagit Alekperov and Governor of the Astrakhan Region
Alexander Zhilkin visited the region's shipyards where offshore
facilities for the company's Caspian projects are under construction. Following
the visit, Mr. Alekperov held a staff meeting with the managers of
contractor organizations engaged in the construction of facilities in
the Northern Caspian.
LUKOIL commenced construction of a water treatment facility with a capacity of 4.3 thousand cubic meters an hour at Yarega field in the Komi Republic. Closed-cycle water consumption is intended to minimize environmental footprint and increase efficiency of the field development.
Commercial production at the
Vladimir Filanovsky field in the Caspian Sea was launched today by the
President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin. The V. Filanovsky field,
discovered by LUKOIL in 2005, is Russia’s largest oil discovery for the past
twenty-five years and the second field commissioned by the Company in the
Russian offshore sector of the Caspian Sea.
LUKOIL, together with the ministries of emergency
situations of Russia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Iran, practiced
joint emergency response as part of the Caspian-2016 international exercise held
in Astrakhan. The exercise was attended by Vladimir Stepanov, Russia’s first
deputy minister of emergency situations.