In 2017, Gazprom, a Russian gas giant, plans to increase its gas reserves by 469,9 billion cubic meters, the company’s CEO Vitaly Markelov said in an interview with Gazprom’s corporate magazine.
“In the current year, following the results of geological exploration works, it is planned to increase reserves by 469,9 billion cubic meters of gas and 39.9 million tons of liquid hydrocarbons. The most significant largest gains are expected for the Kirinsky prospective site and Antipayutinsky field,” he said.
Markelov added that in 2016, the reserves increased by 457,3 billion cubic meters of gas and 39.1 million tons of liquid hydrocarbons.
As a reference, PJSC Gazprom is Russia’s large corporation engaged in extraction, production, transport, and sale of natural gas.