international magazine
02 / 2009

Aggressive production
Hydrogen disulfide rich gas fields production issues

Over recent years, natural gas has become a central element of the global industry of energy resources which are lacking in nearly all parts of the world today. Because of this, the role of non-standard gas reserves hydrogen disulfide rich gas fields is rising. 400 such fields are known today and of this number, there are about 130 in the European part of Russia. However, developing these types of fields requires solving complex technical problems and must take into consideration environmental safety while achieving profits and reliability and using the sulphur for which there is limited demand in the world.