Another delay at Prirazlomnoe

The Prirazlomnaya platform (

Gazprom leader Aleksey Miller confirms that the Prirazlomnoe oil field in the Barents Sea will be in production only in year 2011.


Mr. Miller told Prime Minister Vladimir Putin that the “Prirazlomnaya” platform, currently under construction at the Sevmash shipyard outside Arkhangelsk, will be completed in 2010 and that the field with the same name will be in production in 2011. The project has undergone numerous delays. The Prirazlomnoe field located in the Pechora Sea will be the first Russian Arctic offshore oil field in production. The price tag of the “Prirazlomnaya” platform will be more than 2 billion USD, the Gazprom leader said.