Progress on the Program to Increase APG Utilization Rates
In 2018, Rosneft continued with its efforts to increase the utilization rate of associated petroleum gas (APG). At the year-end, this parameter amounted to 89.7% excluding the fields at early stages of development. Including the new fields and fields at early stages of development, APG utilization rate amounted to 84.4%.
In 2018, 19 APG utilization facilities were built, including:
- complex of facilities for gas injection into the formation of the Verkhnechonskoye field;
- power generation facility: 36 MW gas turbine electric power plant of the Kondinskoye field of JSC Kondaneft;
- gas treatment and utilization facilities: APG treatment unit of Meteli booster pumping station operated by Bashneft-Dobycha, Ukrainskaya small-size gas treatment unit operated by RN-Krasnodarneftegaz, gas air cooling unit of Tananykskaya oil treatment unit, preheating units at Rodnikovskaya, Tarkhanskaya, and Savrushinskaya initial water separation units operated by Orenburgneft;
- gas transportation infrastructure facilities: compressor stations at booster pumping stations 2 and 3 of North Varyoganskoye field operated by Varyoganneftegaz, compressor station of oil processing and pumping shop 5, gas collection, treatment, and transportation shop 3 of the Pravdinskoye field operated by RN-Yuganskneftegaz, gas pipeline connecting booster pumping station 5 and booster pumping station of Talinskaya area of the Krasnoleninskoye field operated by RN-Nyaganneftegaz, gas pipeline connecting the oil gathering facility Keremetovo and the oil gathering facility Shushnur operated by Bashneft-Dobycha.
The Vankor Cluster
Increase in level of APG utilization rate at the Vankor field up to 97.8%
Production of NGLNGL – natural gas liquids. from APG increased by 15% year-on-year, amounting to 111 thousandtonnes through implementing the additional NLG recovery scheme at the Tarasovskaya gas condensate treatment plant and at the gas treatment plant at the Komsomolskaya booster compressor station
Gas production increased by 2.3% year-on-yearthrough increased gas deliveries via the renovated Tyumenskaya compressor station
Maintaining APG utilization rate at the Samotlor field at 97%.
Production increased by 2.8% year-on-year through increasing the utilization of APG for fuel demands of the Prirazlomnaya gas turbine electric power plant
Construction and commissioning of new wells at the Yem-Yegovskoye field allowed maintaining the gas deliveries for refining at the level of 2017