Petroleum potential and development
Section editor – PhD in geology and mineralogy Podolsky Yu.V.
Article # 29_2010 submitted on 05/31/2010 displayed on website on 06/21/2010
13 p.
pdf  Resource potential of heavy oils of the Russian Federation: prospects of development
The resource potential of heavy oils of the Russian Federation (RF) is considered. The peculiarities of resource base of the RF petroleum provinces possessing by the considerable reserves of heavy oils are characterized. The basic problems connected with developing the resource base of heavy oils (introducing the specific technologies of production, processing and recovering valuable associated components) are analyzed. The prospective directions of using commodity products from heavy oils are shown. The peculiarities of determining the commercial importance, geological-economic and cost estimation of fields of heavy and high-viscous oils as complex raw materials and also tax privileges in developing are elucidated.

Key words: oil, heavy oil, high-viscous oil, associated components, resources, reserves, production, development, commercial importance of fields, geological-economic and cost estimate of fields, useful minerals production tax privileges, economic efficiency, profitability.
article citation Makarevich V.N., Iskriskaya N.I., Bogoslovsky S.A. Resource potential of heavy oils of the Russian Federation: prospects of development // Neftegazovaya Geologiya. Teoriya I Praktika. – 2010. - V.5. - #2.- http://www.ngtp.ru/rub/6/29_2010.pdf