Putin on Monday will start the work of the Filanovsky field

MOSCOW, 30 Jul — RIA Novosti. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday in Astrakhan to take part in the meeting dedicated to the implementation strategy of national policy of the Russian Federation, and the videoconference will start the operation of the oil field named after Filanovsky, the press service of the Kremlin on Sunday.

“Also during the working trip the head of state will visit JSC “Astrakhan shipbuilding production Association”, where he will familiarize himself with the technology of production bases offshore ice-resistant stationary complexes. In a videoconference, the head of state will start the commissioning of the oil field named after Filanovsky,” — said in the message.

Field name Filanovsky is the second project of “LUKOIL” in the Caspian sea. The beginning of commercial oil production at the field is scheduled for the second half of 2016. Production at the field named after Filanovsky in the Caspian sea at the peak is expected to reach 6 million tons, the actual investment in the development of the field was estimated by the company at 79.5 million rubles. The proved oil reserves of the field named after Filanovsky at the end of 2014 amounted to 423 million barrels.