Ritek's oil production in 2005 was 2.59 million metric tons (about 52,000 barrels per day), up 6% on 2004. Production at the company's own licensed deposits grew 20% year-on-year to reach 2.47 million tons (50,000 bbl/d).
The company's exports in 2005 totaled 1.75 million tons.
Ritek is a subsidiary of Russia's largest oil company LUKoil. It owns 25 deposits in the Yamalo-Nenets and Khanty-Mansiisk autonomous areas to the east of the Urals, and in the Volga republic of Tatarstan.
The company continued its research and development on four priority innovation programs in 2005. A total of 44 million rubles ($1.58 million) was allocated for R&D during the year.