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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.

29.11.2013 Russia’s Gazprom Neft to Build Two Oil Platforms for Pechora Sea

Gazprom Neft is preparing for the construction of another two ice-protected oil platforms designed for the icy waters of the Pechora Sea, Barents Observer reported on November 28. They will be placed only few kilometers from the much-debated “Prirazlomnaya”.

12.11.2013 Russia to Produce First Arctic Oil in December

Russia’s first offshore ice-resistant fixed platform Prirazlomnaya will start commercial oil production in the Pechora Sea in the Arctic in December, Itar-Tass has reported, citing the press service of the Nenetsky autonomous area.

20.09.2013 Russian FSB Forces Storm Greenpeace Icebreaker

Greenpeace has reported that at 19:00 Moscow time on September 19, 15 persons armed with automatic weapons boarded the Arctic Sunrise icebreaker in the Pechora Sea, ProNedra reports. The agents boarded the vessel by cable from helicopters.

30.08.2013 Rosneft Backs Off From Barents Sea Licenses

Russian state oil company Rosneft calls back applications for eight licenses in the Barents Sea because of disagreements with Gazprom.