Innovations & Technology


“NK "NEFTELENSK" is among the leaders of innovative changes in Russian oil and gas industry. The Company’s efforts are focused on the development of intellectual and technological potential of the industry on the strong basis of the Russian oil and gas training – one of the best in the world – and in partnership with leading companies of international petroleum business. The goal of the Company is to create an advanced oil business of new type, that would allow fulfilling strategic needs of the Company and provide the best financial viability on the basis of its own drilling and service company with the possibility of attracting partners, as well as to create a pool of innovative technologies and competence on all the key directions of future development.

Developing and introducing new technology is crucial to the continued success of every business. That is why innovation is part of the fabric of “NK "NEFTELENSK". The Company’s technology specialists primarily focus on the following areas:

  • Improving the efficiency of oil production from depleted reservoirs at traditional fields;
  • Developing new regions in Eastern Siberia Region;
  • Offshore exploration and development, including in the Arctic Region;
  • Implementing international projects;
  • Developing unconventional hydrocarbon reserves;
  • Reducing the impact on the environment, improving energy efficiency.

By 2027, more than 47% of the Company’s oil will be produced using new technology. Based on 2014 results the percentage of wells drilled using advanced technology was 30%. This ratio has been for the Russian oil and gas sector.

In 2014, we established our code for ongoing technological progress in exploration and production.

Our specialists have identified key areas for technological development, which will have an impact on all areas of the oil production process, from geological exploration to development management. An understanding of the company’s future prospects and their development potential is crucial for future growth.