Rosneft’s RN-Uvatneftegaz subsidiary began commercial oil production at the Zapadno-Epasskoye field, which is part of the Uvat project in the Ust-Tegussky license area of Russia’s Tyumen Region. Hydraulic fracturing treatments at two of the field’s seven wells have enabled the production of more than 2,950 B/D of oil. The field continues to produce a combined 16.6 Mcf/D of natural gas. Recoverable oil reserves at the field amount to more than 121 million bbl, the company said.


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