Gas production in Russia’s Sakhalin region is expected to decline by 4.0% year on year in 2017, to 28.7 billion cubic metres, according to the region’s economic development ministry.
The decline will continue in 2018 and will not rise again until 2020, when it will be lifted by output from the Sakhalin 1 and Sakhalin 3 projects.
Output in 2020 could reach 30.3 bcm.
Sakhalin produced 18.3 mt of oil in 2016, 8.9% more than in 2015, and 29.6 bcm of gas, an increase of 4.2%.
At the beginning...