Daily production at Sakhalin-1 increased by 1.8 times, becoming the driver of hydrocarbon production growth. However, the departure of ExxonMobil had a negative impact on the technical conditions for field development, the head of Rosneft said. Igor Sechin.
The departure of the American ExxonMobil led to a forced shutdown of the project. Pressure was also exerted by tax changes that came into force in January and embargoes from unfriendly countries.
“I should note that the forced downtime after the departure of the American company ExxonMobil from the position of the project operator had a negative impact on the technical conditions for field development,” Sechina said.
The day before, the Cabinet of Ministers and the oil industry gathered to discuss the current situation on the fuel market. The reason for the meeting was the continuous growth of stock prices for gasoline, writes “National News Service“.