Oil production in Bashkortostan commenced on 16 May 1932, when oil from well number 702, drilled by the team of
Oil discovered in Bashkiria.
An industrialist by the name of Sroslov begins prospecting for oil near the villages of Ishimbayevo and Kusyapkulovo.
An expedition proposed by Russian Academy of Sciences member and geologist Ivan Gubkin sets out for Ishimbayevo under the leadership of the geologist and engineer Alexei Blokhin. The team concluded that further exploration in the region was highly promising.
The discovery of the Ishimbaiskoye deposit marked the beginning of commercial oil production in the Republic of Bashkortostan.
Construction started of the Ishimbayevo Refinery; Bashneft trust founded. The group incorporates the Ishimbayevo deposit and construction company, the Sterlitamak exploration company, an exploration and production company and several other assets.
Construction of the Ishimbayevo-Ufa oil pipeline, the first in the Urals-Volga district.
Tuimazinskoye deposit discovered; Tuimazy oil enterprise established; Ufa Oil Refinery (UNPZ) opens.
Devonian oil discovered in the Tuimazinskoye field, expanding prospects for oil production in the Urals-Volga region.
Bashneft production association founded, incorporating the Ishimbaineft, Tuimazyneft, Bashnefterazvedka and Bashneftestroy groups of companies; the Krasny Proletary and Ishimbayevo mechanical engineering plants; Bashnefteproject and Bashtechsnabneft.
Novo-Ufimsky Oil Refinery (Novoil) commissioned. The refinery was built in anticipation of a dramatic increase in oil production in Bashkortostan.
Discovery of the Konstantinovskoye and Leonidovskoye Devonian oil deposits and the multi-reservoir Shkapovskoye deposit in the eastern extension of the Serafimovsk formation.
Exploratory drilling in the Birsk saddle; discovery of the Chekmagushevskoye terrigenous Devonian oil deposit.
Discovery of the Mancharovskoye deposit.
Discovery of the Arlanskoye deposit, the largest in Bashkortostan. By the end of 1955, the republic had become the Soviet Union’s leader in oil production by volume with over 15 million tonnes of crude.
Construction completed on the Ufa Synthetic Alcohol Plant (UZSS, currently Ufaorgsintez), which became the first petrochemical plant in Bashkortostan and one of the Soviet Union’s largest producers of organic synthesis products.
The third plant of the Ufa-based group of refineries, Ufaneftekhim, opens.
The country’s first unit for hydrotreatment of diesel fuel (L-24-5) built at the Ufa Oil Refinery.
Bashneft reports peak production of about 48 million tonnes.
The billionth tonne of oil produced in Bashkortostan.
The open joint-stock company Bashneft founded.
Bashneft begins production in the
JSFC Sistema (Sistema) buys large stakes in Bashkortostan’s main energy companies
In March 2009, Sistema becomes the principal owner of 6 BashTEK companies. In December, Bashneft acquires from Sistema a controlling stake in PJSOC Ufaneftekhim, PJSOC Novoil, PJSOC UNPZ, PJSOC Ufaorgsintez, and PJSOC Bashkirnefteprodukt, and becomes the managing company of a new petroleum holding.
Bashneft is for med as a vertically integrated,
federal-scale, open joint stock oil company and becomes Russia’s leader in depth of oil refining, use of technical refining equipment (Nelson complexity index) and output growth.
PJSOC Bashneft arrives in
Timan-Pechora, having received a federal subsoil license for a site that includes the R. Trebs and A. Titov deposits in the Nenets Autonomous District. In April, an agreement was signed with LUKOIL for the joint implementation of a project in Timan-Pechora.