According to General Director of subsidiary company Gazprom Dobycha Nadym, the field will be in operation from the fourth quarter of 2018. In an interview with Gazprom’s corporate newspaper, Sergei Menshikov confirms that his company is in full swing to prepare for project development.
When in operation, the Kharaseveyskoye field will produce an annual 32 bilion cubic meters of gas, Prime.rureports.
Another Gazprom subsidiary, VNIPIGAZ, in September this year signed a 3.1 billion RUB contract on project exploratory works.
The Kharasaveyskoye field is located on the northwestern side of the Yamal Peninsula, near the Bovanenkovo field. Gazprom will link up the new field with both gas pipeline and a railway connection. About one third of the field stretches into the Kara Sea.
Gazprom in 2010 secured the license also to the offshore part of the field, RIA Novosti informs.
As previously reported, Gazprom also has plans to develop the nearby Kruzenshternskoye field. While the Kharasaveyskoye field contains an estimated 1,9 trillion cubic meter of gas and 127,6 million tons of condensate, the Kruzenshternskoye holds about 965 million cubic meters. Also the Kruzenshternskoye partly stretches into the Kara Sea
Russia’s only aircraft carrier, the Northern Fleet’s “Admiral Kuznetsov”, has finished repairs and is ready to leave the port of Murmansk. According to a Russian news agency, the vessel will sail to Syria.
A century and a half ago, Norway was home to roughly three thousand brown bears, the majority of bears in all of Scandinavia. By 1930, the bears were virtually extinct. Decades of aggressive management tactics and bounties had wiped out one of the area’s most iconic species.
Microplastics, the tiny plastic particles that are accumulating in marine waters and big lakes around the world, are now showing up in the Arctic waters south and southwest of Svalbard, Norway, a new study says.
REYKJAVIK: The climatic changes taking place in the Arctic are a call to action for the world. We must answer with more international cooperation and more research, says Tore Hattrem, State Secretary of Norway’s Foreign Ministry.
“Partnership should and shall shape the development of the Arctic, therefore cooperation is the starting point for our Arctic policy,” Vladimir Barbin, Senior Arctic Official and representative to the Arctic Council, said at the Arctic Circle 2015 assembly.
August 9th, the Barents Region celebrated the UN International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. The day was commemorated in several parts of the region, including Karasjok in Northern Norway and Teriberka in Northwestern Russia.
Norway’s Foreign Minister Børge Brende has asked Russia for an explanation to the high number of asylum seekers coming to Norway via Russia. Syrian refugees that have lived in Russia for a long time, will be stopped on the border and sent back.