25 Years of Independence is a conventional gas development located onshore Uzbekistan and is operated by Surhan Gas Chemical Operating. 25 Years of Independence lies in block Uzbekistan’s Independence (Uzbekiston Mustakilligi).

The project is currently in construction stage and is expected to start commercial production in 2023. The development cost is expected to be $2,000 m.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Altmax Holding, Uzbekneftegaz National Holding, Gazprom and Centrex Energy & Gas.

Production from 25 Years of Independence

Production from the 25 Years of Independence conventional gas development project is expected to begin in 2023 and is forecast to peak in 2025, to approximately 483 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, the production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2075.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 859.75 Mmboe, comprised of 5,158.47 bcf of natural gas reserves.

Contractors involved in the 25 Years of Independence conventional gas field

Some of the key contractors involved in the 25 Years of Independence project as follows.

Other Contractors: Baker Hughes, Eriell, Halliburton, John Wood Group and NOV

About Surhan Gas Chemical Operating

Surhan Gas Chemical Operating Co (Surhan) is an oil and gas operating company. The company is involved in the field development, construction of a gas treatment plant and supplementary exploration of the Boysun investment block. It manages the supplementary exploration and field development of Mustakillikning 25 yilligi as per the Production Sharing Agreement (PSA). Surhan is formed as a part of the project for development of the Mustakillikning 25 yilligi gas field. The company’s project is located in the Surxondaryo Region of Uzbekistan. It is under the first stage of development which focuses to create capabilities for gas recovery and gas processing. The company collaborates with Shell Catalysts and technologies in developing integrated technology license for the gas treating and sulphur recovery block. Surhan is headquartered in Tashkent, Russia.


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