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Domanik tight oil unconventional play

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26 January 2022

Domanik tight oil unconventional play

Report summary

The Domanik formation is one of the major source rocks of the Volga-Urals Basin. It covers an area of over 400,000 square kilometres. Some reports have suggested over a trillion tonnes of buried organic material in the Domanik – potentially leading to around a trillion barrels of oil in place. The Russian government is determined to maintain oil production above 10 million b/d in the long-term. As a result, tight oil is being emphasised as one of the ways to achieve this goal.

Table of contents

  • Commercialisation overview
  • Update messages
  • Domanik unconventional play timeline
    • New oil production technologies (LLC NTDN)
  • Liquids market
  • Gas market
  • Environment/regulation
    • Terrain
    • Acreage acquisition
    • Uncertainty about strategic reserves.
  • Regulatory framework
  • Fiscal terms
  • Labour and local constraints
  • EU/US technological sanctions
  • Drilling rigs
  • Hydraulic fracturing fleets
  • Water procurement/disposal

Tables and charts

This report includes 6 images and tables including:

  • Extension of the Domanik formation
  • Domanik geological characteristics
  • Domanik unconventional play economic metrics
  • Type well annual production
  • Type well cash flow

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