Grayfer field, discovered in 2001, is the third project scheduled for development in
the Caspian region. The Company plans to take advantage of the field's close proximity to the V. Filanovsky field, using existing infrastructure to shorten lead times and reduce costs of construction. The commercial production is scheduled to start in 2023. The expected oil production plateau is 1.2 million tonnes per year.
LUKOIL started the development of Grayfer field. The shipyards are building the bodies of the topsides and the substructures of the living quarters and the fixed ice resistant platform.
The field infrastructure under the taken decision includes a fixed offshore ice-resistant platform, a living quarters platform, a crossover bridge, as well as subsea interfield pipelines and cable lines for the connection with the second fixed offshore ice-resistant platform at the V. Filanovsky field.
Close proximity to the Company's producing fields in the Caspian Sea made it possible to significantly optimize the field development project through the use of the existing infrastructure for treatment and transportation of products along with the power supply at the Rakushechnoye field. The Rakushechnoye field output will be supplied for treatment to the central technological platform at the V. Filanovsky field and then exported through the CPC.