Russian President Vladimir Putin put into operation Vostochno-Messoyakhskoe oil field. Official opening ceremony was held in a mode of teleconference.
The Chairman of Gazprom Board of Directors Alexey Miller and the Executive Chairman of Rosneft Igor Sechin also took part in the teleconference.
President Vladimir Putin believes that oil supplies from Vostochno-Messoyakhskoe oil field abroad will contribute to stability of global energy market. He specified that the product will go through oil pipeline Eastern Siberia - Pacific Ocean, both for domestic and international markets. This will encourage development of domestic enterprises and will contribute to improving stability of global energy market.
According to the Chairman of Gazprom Board of Directors Alexey Miller, the amount of tax proceeds to the budgets of all levels will total about 1 trl roubles over the course of the oil field exploitation until 2040.