ROSGEO will study a potentially hydrocarbons bearing eastern part of the Stavropol Depression in the Samara Region

ROSGEO will carry out complex geophysical survey within the eastern part of the Stavropol Depression. A potentially hydrocarbons bearing site belongs to the Volga-Ural oil-and-gas province and is located in the Samara Region. The exploration survey will be funded from the federal budget. The corresponding state contract was concluded between the holding and the Department for Subsoil Resource Management for the Privolzhsky Federal District.

The total area of the work site is 2,144.1 sq. km, depth of survey is 3 km.

The following objectives are set for geologists: to clarify the geological structure of the site at the level of Paleozoic deposits and the top of crystalline basement, to identify local oil and gas targets and to evaluate their resource potential by the Dl category, to develop recommendations on primary areas for oil and gas prospecting.

Under the project the specialists will perform surveying and 70 lin km of the 2D CMP test surveys, 800 lin km of the 2D CMP seismic survey in accordance with the project profile network, 800 lin km of the near-field transient electromagnetic sounding.

The seismic survey data will be processed on the basis of the optimal flow and integrated interpretation.

The project is scheduled for completion by late 2019.


RG-Inform, Press Center of ROSGEO JSC

ROSGEO is a Russian multi-industry geological holding company, which offers a full range of geological exploration services from regional surveys to stratigraphic drilling and subsoil monitoring. The holding company boasts unique expertise, particularly in marine geology and shelf operations.

ROSGEO was established by Decree No. 957 of the President of the Russian Federation dated 15 July 2011 on the basis of Tsentrgeologia, one of the oldest exploration companies in Russia. ROSGEO is a fully state-owned company.

The enterprises within the holding company operate in all eight federal districts of Russia. ROSGEO includes 53 enterprises located across the country. A total of more than 1,000 fields and deposits have been discovered by the holding’s companies, including major hydrocarbon and solid mineral deposits and fields such as the Astrakhan field (2.5 trillion cubic meters of natural gas), the Tengiz field (3.1 billion tonnes of oil), the Kovykta field (1.9 trillion cubic meters of natural gas), the Sukhoi Log deposit (about 2,000 tonnes of gold), the Kursk Magnetic Anomaly, and many others.

 ROSGEO’s subsidiaries have rich experience in implementing projects abroad: dozens of new fields and deposits have been discovered in Asia, Europe, Africa, and Latin America.

 ROSGEO clients include such companies as Gazprom, Rosneft, Lukoil, Severstal, MMC Norilsk Nickel, Itera, NLMK, Sibuglemet, BP, Chevron, and many others.