#AceFinanceNews – MOSCOW:Dec.27:A new gas facility (GP-1) was commissioned on Dec.22 2014 at the Bovanenkovskoye field.

Taking part in the commissioning ceremony were Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, Dmitry Kobylkin, Governor of the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area, heads of the Company’s structural units, subsidiaries and contracting agencies.

Russian President Vladimir Putin commanded to put on-stream the gas facility.

New gas facility (GP-1) commissioned at Bovanenkovskoye field

Construction of new gas facility GP-1

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Gazprom gradually builds up its production capacities in the Bovanenkovskoye field and develops the Cenomanian-Aptian deposits. The annual design capacity of the new gas facility (GP-1) is 30 billion cubic meters.

As a comparison, it is more than the Company will be producing from the Chayandinskoye field, the largest one in Yakutia.Earlier in 2012, the first gas facility (GP-2, 60 billion cubic meters) was launched at the Bovanenkovskoye field. A total of three gas facilities with 115 billion cubic meters in annual capacity will operate in the Cenomanian-Aptian deposits.

Celebrations held at Bovanenkovskoye field on occasion of bringing onstream new gas facility No. 1

Well cluster No. 52 of gas facility No. 1 at Bovanenkovskoye field

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Innovation technologies and engineering solutions were applied while building the new gas facility. In particular, the single technical infrastructure is used for extracting gas from productive deposits at different depths – Cenomanian (520 to 700 meters) and Aptian-Albian ones (1,200 to 2,000 meters).

It saves construction expenditures and increases field productivity.