RUSSIA OUTLINES MORE DATA ON SIX TRACTS OFFERED IN ROUND OF COMPETITIVE LICENSING
Russia has disclosed more details on six large tracts in western Siberia included in a recently disclosed competitive licensing round. Field development has begun in the Suzun and Lodochny-Tagul sectors. Gorchin-Taikin, Medvezhye, Tukoland-Vadinsk, and Turukhan-Makovsky blocks are strictly exploratory tracts. The six tracts cover more than 46,800 sq km in Russia's Taimyr and Krasnoyarsk regions. A seventh tract, Vankora Sector III, is not offered in the licensing round.