The Priobskoye field
is an oil field in Russia
. It occupies an area of in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug
of Western Siberia
. It is located along both banks of the Ob River
, east of the District's capital city, Khanty-Mansiysk
, and west of Nefteyugansk
, the town that serves the field.
The field was discovered in 1982. The northern three quarters of the field was controlled by YUKOS
via an its daughter-company Yuganskneftegaz
, and began oil production in 2000. In 2004 Yuganskneftegaz was bought by Rosneft
, which is now the operating company for that portion of the field. The southern quarter of the field was controlled by Sibir energy, which began a joint venture with Sibneft
to develop the field, with volume production beginning in 2003. Sibneft subsequently acquired complete control of the field via a corporate maneuver to dilute Sibir's holding. Sibneft is now majority controlled by Gazprom
and renamed Gazprom Neft
In 2007, the field was producing : in the northern part exploited by Rosneft, and in Gazprom Neft area.