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Sustainability 2014, 6(9), 5801-5819; doi:10.3390/su6095801

Preliminary Calculation of the EROI for the Production of Crude Oil and Light Oil Products in Russia

Laboratory of Geology of Oil and Gas Fields, Institute of Oil and Gas Problems SB RAS, Oktyabrskaya 1, Yakutsk 677980, Russia
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Received: 14 May 2014 / Revised: 25 July 2014 / Accepted: 25 August 2014 / Published: 1 September 2014
(This article belongs to the Section Energy Sustainability)
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Russia is one of the world’s largest producers of energy resources. The production of energy resources in Russia is profitable both economically and in terms of energy production. Currently, Russian oil and gas companies have a policy of increasing energy efficiency, which will led to an increase in the energy return on investment (EROI) of both oil and gas production as a whole, and of separate companies in particular. By our calculations, the EROI for oil production in Russia differs for the different companies, and in 2012 was in the range of 22–35:1. The EROI for light oil products in 2012 was in the range of 5–13:1. View Full-Text
Keywords: EROI; oil production; Russia EROI; oil production; Russia
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Safronov, A.; Sokolov, A. Preliminary Calculation of the EROI for the Production of Crude Oil and Light Oil Products in Russia. Sustainability 2014, 6, 5801-5819.

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