Zapolyarnoye Gas Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Gazprom
  • Country: Russia
  • Location: Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area
  • Production start: 2001
  • Partners:
  • Type: Gas
  • Estimated Reserves: 3 trillion cubic meters of gas
  • Production Volume: 130 billion cubic meters of gas per annum


  • The Zapolyarnoye oil, gas and condensate field is located in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area. It is one of the largest fields in Russia, its reserves average 3 trillion cubic meters of gas.
  • The field is being developed by Gazprom Dobycha Yamburg (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gazprom). In 2004 the Cenomanian deposit of the Zapolyarnoye field was brought to the nominal capacity of 100 billion cubic meters of gas per annum
  • Gas from the Zapolyarnoye field is conveyed via the Zapolyarnoye – Urengoy gas trunkline system


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  • 1965 - The Zapolyarnoye field was discovered
  • 2001 - First gas produced
  • 2003 - The 3rd gas complex treatment unit was launched
  • 2004 - The field capacity reached 100 billion cubic meters
  • 2013 - Zapolyarnoye reaches full design capacity



  1. Zapolyarnoye, Gazprom
  2. Gazprom builds up production capacities to raise Cenomanian gas output to 115 billion m3 per annum at Zapolyarnoye field
  3. Gazprom initiates gas and condensate production from Valanginian deposits of Zapolyarnoye field
  4. Zapolyarnoye becomes most productive field in Russia – 130 billion cubic meters per year

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