Information about the first field in Russia dates back to 1684, oil was discovered in the Irkutsk Ostrog area by Leonty Kislyansky.
According to official data, there are 136 deposits in Russia today. At one of the largest fields, 3,000,000,000 tons of oil was produced - the Romashkinskoye field. It was opened in 1948 in the Volga-Ural province.
The Samotlor field is considered the largest - it was founded in 1965. Especially for oil Samotlor Nizhnevartovsk was built. Recoverable oil reserves are 2.7 billion tons.
The third rated is Priobskoye field, which is located near the Khanty-Mansiysk. Discovered in 1982 by members of the Pravdinsk petroleum exploration expedition.
The Lyantorskoye field, which is located in the Khanty-Mansiysk Okrug, was discovered in 1965. Recoverable oil reserves at the field are 2 billion tons.
The Fedorovskoye field was founded in 1971 with the help of the well N62 of the Surgut oil exploration expedition. Recoverable oil reserves at the field amount to 1.5 billion tons.
The Mamontovskoye deposit, which was discovered in 1965, is considered the largest in the Surgut arch. Recoverable oil reserves at the field amount to 1 billion tons.
This is not all deposits, which we would like to tell.
The oil industry of Russia occupies a special place both in the state and in the life of its citizens. This is a whole layer of development, which is considered one of the main sources of income for the country.
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