There is a trunk gas-pipeline “Tas-Yuryakh – Mirny – Svetliy” 226.8 km long on the territory of Mirninskiy district.
TYNGD LLC finished construction of the oil-pipeline “Srednebotuobinskoe OGCF – ESPO” directly through the territory of the license block of Srednebotuobinskoe oil-gas condensate field (EB SB OGCF) (the south part thereof) in 2013.
RNG and TYNGD LLC entered into an agreement on transportation of oil in 2013, approved by representatives of Rosneft Oil Company, through the oil-pipeline above after termination of construction of the second line thereof.
RNG plans to construct its own oil-pipeline to OPS No. 12.
The automobile and air transport are the main mode of transport within the boundaries of the Mirninskiy district. In total there is around 4 000 km. of roads, but only 30% thereof may be used throughout the year, the rest are winter snow roads.
There are two large automobile roads on the territory of the district. Meridional automobile road “Anabar” (with an access to settlem. Tas-Yuryakh) Lensk – Mirny – Olenek – Saskylakh – Yuryung-Khaya connects the region with Yuryung-Khaya port (on the north) which admits the “river-sea” vessels and with the river port Lensk (on the south) therefrom the main part of cargo is delivered during navigation period.
Latitudinal automobile road “Vilyui” Yakutsk – Mirny (1207 km) connects the district with the capital of Sakha Republic (Yakutia).
The distance between the towns of Mirny and Lensk is 240 km. There are no roads on the territory of the field. The goods are mainly delivered by winter snow roads.
Town of Lensk in not only a river port but also a local flights airport, capable to accommodate airplanes An-12, An-24, Yak-40 and other aircrafts of 3-4 class, Il-76 (during winters), helicopters of all types. The unpaved landing strip size is 1750х55; the maximum aircraft takeoff weight is 70 tons.
Passenger and cargo air transportation may be performed through Mirny airport. The admitted aircrafts are An-12, Il-18, Il-76, Il-62 (with limitations), Tu-134, Tu-154, Yak-42 and other aircrafts of 3-4 class, A-310, helicopters of all types. The paved landing strip size is 2800х45; the maximum aircraft takeoff weight is 170 tons.
Both airports are situated approximately at the same distance from the field. The main airline company is ALROSA Air Company Limited. The company mainly uses Mirny airport.
Cargos destined for RNG are transported to the Lena station of East-Siberian Railway (town of Ust-Kut, Irkutsk Region), and then to the town of Lensk through the river port Osetrovo by Lena river and finally by automobile transport to NPU-100 (nearby settlem. Tas-Yuryakh). Cargos may be delivered directly to the field by automobile transport during winter season by winter snow road or by cross-country vehicles. People and cargo may also be delivered to the field by helicopters from Lensk or Mirny towns.
A chain of Vilyui hydro-electric power plants operates on the territory of Mirninskiy district, including Vilyui HEPP-I and Vilyui HEPP-II and Svetlinskaya HEPP which was launched in 2008, and provides energy to all west region of Yakutia including Lensky district.
Company is constructing its own system of power supply of works on the field (including systems of electric-power generation and its delivery to consumers).
NEW OIL AND GAS PROVINCE
Eastern Siberia is destined to become one of the major suppliers of oil and gas in the domestic and foreign markets.
The location of such prominent neighbours in the vicinity of the Eastern Blocks of SB OGCF preconditions their ongoing and future synergy and infrastructure development,
e.g. roads, pipelines, power transmission lines, and helipads.
The number of license areas within the region amounts to 65, including 10 unallocated areas.
1. Taas-Yuryakh Neftegazodobycha LLC
2. Chayandinskoye OGCF