Today in Amsterdam Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee and Jorma Ollila, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Royal Dutch Shell signed in the presence of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte a Memorandum outlining the principles of cooperation within hydrocarbons exploration and development in Russia's Arctic shelf and a section of deep-water shelf abroad.
On March 9th 2013 there was published a regulation of the Russian Federation Government. As the text says, the Federal Tariff Service is going to regulate icebreaker and piloting support in the Northern Sea Route basin. The regulation comes into force after 7 days since its publishing.
NOVATEK announced today that its subsidiary NOVATEK-Tarkosaleneftegas Ltd. won an auction for exploration and production license for the East-Tazovskoye field. Payment for the license was set at RR 3.19 billion.
Gazpromneft Sakhalin, a subsidiary of Gazprom Neft and the operator of Dolginskoye oil field located on Russia’s Arctic shelf, has contracted the GSP Jupiter, a jack-up drilling rig.