The Russian Oil & Gas Industry: US-Russian JV entering second decade of operations

Editor's note: Operational information and photos for this feature were provided by Dean E. Gaddy, director of operations-Russia, for Ocean Energy Inc.A US-Russian joint venture in existence for a decade continues to operate successfully in Russia's Tatarstan Republic. A new 35 kv substation is shown being installed at Tatneft's Demkinskoye oil field to power drilling rigs, artificial lift systems, pumps, and processing equipment (Photo A). Click here to enlarge imageZAO Tatex, a joint venture of OAO Tatneft, Almetyevsk, Russia, and Texneft, a subsidiary of Ocean Energy Inc., Houston, has operated since the mid-1990s. Photo B depicts a screw pump being deployed in Demkinskoye fi...

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