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Zarubezhneft has opened a new shift camp at the Kharyaga oil field

The Kharyaga oil field lies 60 km north of the Polar Circle, in the Nenets Autonomous Territory of the Russian Federation

Zarubezhneft has opened a new shift camp at the Kharyaga oil field

Naryan-Mar, April 5 - Neftegaz.RU. Russian Zarubezhneft has opened a new shift camp «North Wind» at its subsidiary ZARUBEZHNEFT-Dobycha Kharyaga in the Nenets Autonomous Area.
The opening ceremony, which took place on April 2, was attended by the Governor Yuri Bezdudny, the Gen. Director of Zarubezhneft Sergey Kudryashov, business partners, including the representatives of the Total concern in Russia.

The new shift camp with an area of 8.8 hectares was created according to the latest standards using modern materials and technologies.
Built taking into account the challenging conditions of the Far North, the residential complex is designed to accommodate 306 persons.

A significant part of the premises are connected by heated covered passages, which allows the residents to move comfortably around the complex without outerwear and outdoor shoes in any weather.
Its area is 20% larger than in the previous shift camp and amounts to 3140 m2.

Sergey Kudryashov, the General Director of Zarubezhneft commented:
  • The «North Wind» shift camp replaced a complex of buildings that had been in operation for over 20 years
  • The launch of the facility, despite all the limitations of 2020, is a major achievement for our company
  • This high-tech project is equipped with advanced environmental solutions, for example, a modern water treatment and wastewater treatment system, as well as an efficient gas power supply system, which guarantees zero environmental pollution and saves about RUB 90 million a year
  • They meet all the current requirements for the comfort and safety of living and ensure efficient work of employees in the Far North
The «North Wind» is located in just a 5-minute drive from the central production facility, which allows the workers to quickly arrive at the production facilities of the Kharyaga field.
At the same time, the new shift complex will continue to develop in the future - in 2022, an automated gas boiler house will be commissioned in the «North Wind», parking lots and outdoor sports grounds will be equipped.

Kharyaga production sharing agreement (PSA) — one of 3 currently active projects in Russia being implemented on PSA basis.
Since 2016, the interests of the participants have been distributed as follows:
  • Zarubezhneft – 20%
  • ZARUBEZHNEFT-Dobycha Kharyaga – 20%
  • Statoil Sverige Khyaga A.B. - 30%
  • Total PPP – 20%
  • Nenets Oil Company – 10%
Oil production volume at the field amounts to 1.4 million tons annually.
The accumulated oil production in the framework of the project amounts to over 20 million tons.
Cumulative contributions from the Kharyaga PSA to the Russian budget exceeded $4 billion .

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