Oil reserves in Russia on January 1, 2013 were 17.8 billion tons, gas reserves — 48.8 trillion cubic meters ABC1. C2 category oil reserves estimated at 10.9 billion tons, gas reserves — at 19.6 trillion cubic meters, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Sergey Donskoy.
Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree on July 5, the lifting of secrecy of information on oil and gas in Russia. Ministry of Natural Resources in early May, posted on its website a draft of this resolution.
Under federal law "On State Secrets" to the list of information constituting a state secret, includes information on mineral reserves, as well as the extraction, production and consumption of strategic minerals. Now, information on oil and gas are not a state secret.