Energy and Technology


The Sakhalin-1 project, which is operated by Exxon Neftegas Limited, is one of the largest projects in Russia with direct foreign investment and a perfect example of the use of the advanced technological solutions the industry uses to meet the growing demand for energy. 

About the project

The International Consortium Sakhalin-1 includes members from four countries: 

  • The Project Operator is Exxon Neftegas Limited, an ExxonMobil Corporation (USA) subsidiary, which has a 30% stake in the Sakhalin-1 Project
  • The Russia party is represented by two Rosneft affiliates: RN-Astra (8.5%) and Sakhalinmorneftegaz-Shelf (11.5%)
  • The Japanese SODECO Consortium has a 30% interest
  • Videsh Limited ONGC, India's Oil and Natural Gas Corporation has 20% interest

The Sakhalin-1 Project, operated by Exxon Neftegas Limited, is one of the largest single international direct investments in Russia and an excellent example of how advanced technologies are being applied to meet the challenges of the world’s growing energy demand.

The Sakhalin-1 Project Celebrates 25 Years

ExxonMobil, together with Consortium partners SODECO, Rosneft, and Sakhalinmorneftegas-Shelf (and, as of 2001, ONGC Videsh), signed the Sakhalin-1 project Production Sharing Agreement on June 30, 1995.
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About the project

The Sakhalin-1 Project is one of the largest single international direct investments in Russia. It is also an excellent example of advanced technological solutions and project management skills being utilized to develop hydrocarbon deposits in a harsh sub-arctic environment.

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Environment and safety

We believe that Sakhalin-1 resources can be developed on the basis of principles of environmental responsibility, meaning the prevention or mitigation of adverse impact through the use of carefully developed design solutions and measures to avoid or mitigate impact.

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Community and society

The fundamental principle of Exxon Neftegas Limited social activity is striving to maximize social benefits for the communities where Company operates through addressing people’s needs and active participation in the life of the multicultural community.

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Although discovered several decades ago, the Sakhalin-1 fields were not developed until new technologies became available as a result of successful partnership between Russian and international companies. Phases and facilities