Yuzhno Khylchuyu Oil Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Lukoil
  • Country: Russia
  • Location: Nenets Autonomous District
  • Production start: 2008
  • Partners: Conocophillips
  • Type: Oil
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • Oil produced at the field is transported by a 158-kilometer-long oil pipeline (530 mm in diameter) to the Varandey Oil Export Terminal located on the Barents Sea coast
  • Oil quality there surpasses the Russian Urals export blend quality: its density is 35.5 API (Urals, 32.0 API), and sulfur content is 0.71% (Urals, 1.3%)


  • Giprogazoochistka:
    • Gas sweetening plant, sulfur recovery plant and sulfur storage facility
    • Hookup of sulfur granulation unit


  • 1981 - The field was discovered
  • 1999 - Duma gives permission for development in the region
  • 2008 - First production from the field



  1. Giprogazoochistka Oil And Gas Processing References
  2. Lukoil And Conoco Move Closer To Developing Major Reserves In Russia
  3. Lukoil, ConocoPhillips’ Yuzhno Khylchuyu (YK) Field Production Begins

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