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Volga Gas PLC
04 September 2017
 

4 September 2017

Volga Gas plc

("Volga Gas", the "Company" or the "Group")

 

PRODUCTION REPORT FOR AUGUST 2017

 

Volga Gas plc, the oil and gas exploration and production group operating in the Volga Region of Russia, is pleased to announce its average production volumes for August 2017.

 

In August 2017, average gas processing capacity utilisation increased slightly compared to July 2017 while test production continued using the new Redox gas sweetening process. During August 2017, the Dobrinskoye gas plant performed well, achieving a peak gas production level of 16.2 mmcfd, exclusively using the Redox based gas sweetening process.  

 

In the coming months, implementation of the new process will continue with gradual increases in production.  During this period it is expected that the average daily production of gas and condensate would be in the region of 3,600 boepd resulting in Group production of approximately 4,300 boe per day, excluding additional potential production from the Uzen well #101 and incremental volumes from the LPG project which is currently under construction. 

 

The average production in August 2017 was 2,698 barrels of oil equivalent per day (4% higher than July 2017). 

 

Average production comprised:

 


August 2017

Average

July 2017

Average

 Jan-Aug 2017

Average

Gas:

9.0 mmcfd

8.9 mmcfd

21.1 mmcfd

Condensate

591 bpd

500 bpd

1,210 bpd

Oil

612 bpd

612 bpd

546 bpd

Total

2,698 boepd

2,593 boepd

5,280 boepd

 

Production data is based on preliminary monthly production reports prepared for the purposes of submissions to tax authorities for Mineral Extraction Tax purposes. 

 

Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) Disclosure

Certain information contained in this announcement would have been deemed inside information for the purposes of Article 7 of Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 until the release of this announcement.

 

For further information, please contact:

 

Volga Gas plc


Andrey Zozulya, Chief Executive Officer

Vadim Son, Chief Financial Officer

Tony Alves, Investor Relations Consultant

+7 (903) 385 9889

+7 (905) 381 4377

+44 (0) 7824 884 342



S.P. Angel Corporate Finance LLP

+44 (0) 20 3470 0470

Richard Redmayne, Richard Morrison, Richard Hail




FTI Consulting

+44 (0) 20 3727 1000

Edward Westropp, Alex Beagley


 

Notes

 

The information contained in this announcement has been reviewed and verified by Mr. Andrey Zozulya, Chief Executive Officer of Volga Gas plc, for the purposes of the Guidance Note for Mining, Oil and Gas companies issued by the London Stock Exchange in June 2009. Mr. Andrey Zozulya holds a degree in Geophysics and Engineering from the Groznensky Oil & Gas Institute and is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers.

 

 

The Company records production in metric tonnes (for oil and condensate) and in cubic metres (for gas).  Conversions from metric to standard oil field units are used for illustrative purposes only and are based on the Company's estimate of the applicable ratios.  The ratios used are 7.833 barrels per tonne for oil and 8.75 barrels per tonne for condensate. Gas volumes are translated using 35.3 cubic feet per cubic meter and 6,000 cubic feet per barrel of oil equivalent.

 

Glossary

 

bpd              Barrels per day

boepd          Barrels of oil equivalent per day

mmcfd         Millions of standard cubic feet per day 


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