The Orenburg oil region is one of the oldest regions of the Volga-Ural oil and gas province. The story of the field discoveries in the Orenburg region starts from the end of 30s of the twentieth century. By now the explored stock of large and easy-to-recover deposits is nearly depleted. The production has gradually led to the depletion of the existing deposits, and the replacement of oil producer resource base has become necessary.

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