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30.06.2014 Gazprom Neft begins exploratory drilling at the Dolginskoye field in the Arctic

Gazpromneft-Sakhalin, a subsidiary of Gazprom Neft, has started drilling a new exploration well in the Dolginskoye field on the continental shelf in the Pechora sea.

30.06.2014 ExxonMobil’s Investments Into Russia May Soar

Should oil fields be discovered in the Arctic, U.S. ExxonMobil will boost its investments into Russian economy, Glen Waller, head of ExxonMobil’s Russian division, told journalists during his visit to Khabarovsk.

20.06.2014 Russia to Build Arctic Vessels at Zvezda Shipyard

Billions are being invested in the Zvezda yard outside Vladivostok to make it capable of meeting Russia’s growing demand for ice-protected ships and platforms.

19.06.2014 Russia Expedition Reports Extreme Ice Conditions in Future Oil Areas

Scientists returning from an Arctic expedition to areas where Rosneft and ExxonMobile are planning to start offshore explorations, warn about extreme ice conditions.

17.06.2014 Lukoil teams up with Gazprom in Barents

Russia’s largest private oil company turns away from last year’s statement not to invest in Arctic offshore.

17.06.2014 Rig moves through Norwegian waters to Russian Arctic drillsite

The Romanian drilling rig GSP Saturn is shipped along the Norwegian coast towards the drill site in the Russian Pechora Sea.

17.06.2014 Arctic expert enters Rosneft board

The Russian Presidential Aide on Arctic and Antarctic affairs Artur Chilingarov enters Rosneft’s board.

12.06.2014 Oil On Fire At Lukoil’s Arctic Field

For the second time in a month, a major fire rages at one of Lukoil’s facilities in the Komi Republic.

12.06.2014 New Tundra Road Paves The Way For Igor Sechin

Moscow confirms that federal financing will be granted to the building of a new road connection to the Pechora Sea. The road is likely to be of key importance for Rosneft’s new Arctic project.

09.06.2014 Rosneft mulls $400 billion Arctic investments

The state-owned company will over the next 20 years spend big money on the Arctic shelf. A minor part of it might be invested in the Barents Sea.