Gazprom considers Yamal a priority area

Publish date: November 30, 2005

Russian gas monopoly Gazprom says its 2006 development programme for the Yamal peninsula is a priority for the company.

The program includes six gas condensate fields on the peninsula, the Yety-Purovskoe, the Vyngayakhinskoe, the Yen-Yakhinskoe, Yamburgskoe and the Zapolyarnoe, BarentsObserver reported.

The Gazprom press office also confirms that the company intends to significantly step up construction and modernization works of pipeline infrastructure leading from Yamal, and first of all the North-European pipeline, the Yamal-Europe line and the SRTO-Torzhok line.