Petroleum potential and development
Section editor – PhD in geology and mineralogy Podolsky Yu.V.
Article # 006
17 p.
pdf  Problems of the state oil and gas reserves formation. Objectives and types
International experience in the area of oil and gas reserves formation, current state of the hydrocarbon resource base in the Russian Federation as well as its legal status are being considered. Various options of hydrocarbon reserves creation in Russia - from warehouse reserves (for crisis situations), to resources for future generations have been analyzed. Their approximate volumes are estimated, quantitative and qualitative characteristics are given, as well as the legislative basis required for State reserves formation of oil and gas in Russia, to provide their intended purpose prescribed in the Law "On Subsoil".
Key words:, strategic reserves, strategic mineral resources, oil, gas, federal fund, warehouse reserves.