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05.06.2014 Gazprom’s Prirazlomnaya up for modernization

Less than two months after the first oil was shipped from Gazprom’s controversial Prirazlomnaya platform in the Pechora Sea, the company announces a tender for modernization of the installation, Barents Observer said on June 4.

24.04.2014 Russia’s Rosneft looks at Murmansk gas field

The state oil company is considering to develop the Murmanskoye, a gas field located in waters near the Kola Peninsula, Barents Observer reported on April 23.

09.04.2014 Russia’s largest wind farm to be built near Murmansk

Windlife Renewables from the Netherlands has said it would begin to build a 200 MW wind farm near the village of Teriberka in Murmansk Region in 2015.

01.04.2014 Russia’s Rosneft prepares ground for new Murmansk yard - newspaper

The settlement of Roslyakovo is losing its status as closed military town following Rosneft’s ambitious plans for the local shipyard, Barents Observer reported on March 31.

28.02.2014 Gazprom moves offshore activities away from Barents – Norwegian newspaper

Gazprom is moving its main offshore development company to the Russian Pacific coast, Barents Observer reported on February 28. At the same time, a new unit is established in Murmansk.

06.02.2014 Russia’s Gazprom to set up subsidiaries for Barents Sea

Russia’s gas producer Gazprom will create a new subsidiary for Barents Sea projects, including Shtokman phases 2 and 3, Itar-Tass reported on February 5.

13.12.2013 Rosneft to Invest in Murmansk

State-owned Rosneft looks set to take over a majority stake in the Murmansk Transport Hub and to invest in new regional terminal facilities, Barents Observer reported on December 12. But the company first wants to find oil in the Kara Sea.

05.11.2013 Russia’s Murmansk to Receive LNG from New Plant in Karelia

Regional authorities in Murmansk long put their faith in the great Shtokman field in the Barents Sea as future source of heating and energy.

25.10.2013 Norwegians Win Russian Arctic Contracts

Norwegian expertise in offshore oil and gas is increasingly conquering the Russian offshore petroleum market, Barents Observer reported on October 25.

30.09.2013 Murmansk Governor Wants New Nuclear Reactors

The building of a new nuclear power plant is of key importance for the development of our region, Murmansk Governor Marina Kovtun told Russia’s nuclear power company Rosatom.