Dear investors and partners!

Nenets Autonomous okrug is the region with the richest natural resources potential and rapidly growing economy.Explored hydrocarbon reserves in the Nenets Autonomous okrug surpass the whole resource potential of the Western Europe. High exploration maturity, quite compact location of oil and gas deposits and their proximity to the European sales markets offer unique opportunities for oil and gas industry investments. Oil resources of the region occur mostly in small and medium-size fields, which provide excellent opporunities for small oil-producing companies.

Beside oil production Nenets Autonomous okrug has many other attractive and profitable opportunities for investors. Transport infrastructure and logistics are actively developing sectors in our region. Going forward Nenets Autonomous okrug could be one of the most important transport hubs on the Arctic coast, significant segment of Russian transport transit and raw materials export corridors.

Distinctive character and unique north nature of the Nenets Autonomous okrug are great possibilities for developing of the bird watching, primary wellness, ecological, geological, cultural-education and other exclusive types of tourism.

Vast fish stocks, animal and plant resources are competitive advantages of the Nenets Autonomous okrug. Biological resources of the region are specific because of the geographic location and climate features. They include vast fish and reindeer populations.

Regional investment incentives are the development of regional infrastructure, large scale and long term prospects for nature resources exploration. To grant most favored nation treatment to investors we are constantly improving our tax and legal framework.

We develop trusting relationships with our business partners relying on safeguarding interests and legal standards, maximum transparency, clear investment schemes.

We are looking for beneficial cooperation, open to suggestions and ready to discuss your initiatives!

Governor of the Nenets Autonomous Okrug
Igor Koshin
  • Administrative center


  • Federal district


  • Distance to Moscow

    1548 km

    Moscow—Naryan-Mar — 2 hours 25 minutes

  • Timezone


  • Area of the Region

    176,8 thousand sq km


Geographical location and climate

Largest cities



    31,7 K people



  • Barents Sea
  • White Sea
  • Kara Sea
Sunny days Average annual rainfall
100 434 mm
Average January temperature Average July temperature
-14,3°С 18,6°С
Agricultural period Snow cover duration
3 months 7 months
Natural area

Natural resources

  • Mineral resources

    416.648 million cubic meters
  • Combustible resources

    1.1 billion tonnes
    Natural gas
    520 billion cubic meters
  • Other resources

    Fish Resources Virtually all water bodies in the Nenets Autonomous District are home feeding, wintering, spawning and migration of various species of fish. Ichthyofauna in rivers and lakes represented 40 species of aquatic biological resources, and in coastal waters - 64 species, of which 27 species are of commercial value

    Water resources The region is surrounded by the territorial waters of the White, Barents and Kara Seas with long coastline of about 3,000 km and freshwater water bodies consisting of many large, medium and small lakes with a total area of ​​more than 1 million. Hectares (161 lakes with a total water surface area of ​​over 100 ha) and watercourses a total length of over 4,000 km, of which 1,542 rivers stretching 26,624 km


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