Apr 2018: Lukoil officially opened a gas processing complex including 77 drilled wells and a gas gathering facility at the Kandym fields cluster. The complex was completed 8 months ahead of schedule, converting gas to sales gas, condensate and sulphur.
Aug 2017: Lukoil (operator, 100%) launched the main production and process facilities at the Gissar fields. Production has reached planned levels of 5 bcm a year from 37 wells. The license area includes 7 fields.
Nov 2016: Lukoil has financed development of the Gissar gas condensate fields The PSA on the Gissar project was signed in January 2007 and the first fields (Djarkuduk-Yangi Kyzylcha) came onstream in December 2011. The Block reached its target production level of 1.1 bcm of gas per year in 2012. In 2017 the Djarkuduk complex gas treatment unit will come onstream.
Sep 2015: Lukoil has produced 30 bcm of cumulative gas with 25 bcm from the Khauzak-Shady project in Bukhara since 2007. The remainder has come from the Gissar project since 2011.
Sep 2015: Korea Gas (KOGAS) advised that production will begin soon at its Surgil gas field project and related petrochemical complex. Around 4.5 bcm of gas, will be produced each year.
May 2015: Lukoil and Uzbekneftegaz has have begun production tests of two Gas Treatment Plants (GTPs) at the Northern Shady Site and the Kuvachi-Alat Field in the Bukhara Region as part of the Kandym Early Gas Project. The GTPs will process natural gas from 34 wells to supply the Mubarek Gas Processing Plant.
No significant news in 2014.
Sep 2013: Tethys has received approval for the Production Enhancement Contract (PEC) for the Chegara Group of oil fields in the southern Bukhara-Khiva region. The agreement is between JSC Uzneftegazdobycha, JSC Uznefteproduct and Chegara Production, a wholly owned subsidiary of Tethys. Work is planned to begin before the end of 2013.
Sep 2012: Lukoil made a gas/condensate discovery in the Shurdarye prospect in the South West Gissar block in Upper Jurassic carbonates. It flowed 650,000 cm of gas and 553 bbls of condensate per day. Gas came onstream from the Dzharkuduk-Yangi-Kyzylcha field in 2011 and a new processing facility at Dzharkuduk will enable the Adamstash and Gumbulak gas fields to be brought online.