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FGC UES and Rosneft commission two substations for Vankor power supplies

12 September 2014

The commissioning of new power plants Arsenal and Mangazeya in Purov district of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Territory has taken place, which will provide permanent power supply of Vankor gas field.

The building of substations (SS) and high-voltage transmission lines (HT) is the largest investment projects of recent years, realized in the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Territory as part of the agreement on collaboration between FGC UES and NK Rosneft, signed on June 25 of 2010. The construction of Arsenal 220 kw substation and Tarko-Sale – Arsenal high-voltage transmission lines started in 2012, building of Mangazeya 220-kw substation and Urengoy State District Power Plant – Mangazeya was commenced in 2011.

The commissioning of Arsenal substation will provide electricity for development of oil extraction and transportation as well as related infrastructure in the Russia’s High North in nearest 10-15 years.

Mangazeya Substation will secure load increase about 146 megawatt created by Vankor substation, oil pump station and parallel work with electrical power system of Vankor State District Power Plant and cover existing need in energy.

Notes for Editors:

Vankorneft, a subsidiary of Rosneft is developing the Vankor oil and gas condensate field, situated in Turukhan district of the Krasnoyarsk Territory. In 2013 Vankorneft was chosen as an operator on development of new fields of Vankor cluster – Suzunskoye, Tagulskoye and Lodochnoye fields. Today Vankor project is first of all 17 licensed sites, situated along the border of the Krasnoyarsk Territory and the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Territory. The total area is almost 12 thousand square km. There are six fields on the territory: Vankorskoye, Tagulskoye, Suzunskoye, Lodochnoye, Ichemminskoye and Gorchinskoye. Moreover, there are six more licensed sites to the north from the main district (four are within the Krasnoyarsk Territory and two are on the territory of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Territory).

FGC UES is the largest public company in the world by the length of its lines and transformer capacity. It was established in 2002 as part of power energy industry modernization as a monopolistic operator of the Unified Energy System. Its area of responsibilities includes 135.7 thousand km of high-voltage backbone power lines and 924 substations with total voltage of 331.7 thousand MVA. The Company provides reliable power supplies for consumer in 76 regions of Russia, operating at the area totaling about 14.8 mln km. by means of power energy, transmitted via the lines of FGC UES, about a half of the whole country’s cumulative energy demand is covered. The Company is a part of Rosseti, the largest energy holding of Russia, which possesses 80.13% of its shares.

Rosneft Information Division,
September 12, 2014