Geology & Geophysics: Russia

Gazprom gets go-ahead for 3D seismic in Sea of Okhotsk

Gazprom Geologorazvedka has gotten public approval for plans to conduct 3D seismic data acquisition in the Sea of Okhotsk offshore Sakhalin. 

Rosneft outlines Russian Arctic investigations

Rosneft says its Kara-Winter-2015 scientific-exploratory program has been completed offshore northern Russia.

Gazprom to re-start drilling in Yuzhno-Kirinskoye area

Gazprom has outlined its main exploration goals this year on the Russian continental shelf.

UK, Russian pair form shallow-water seismic acquisition partnership

Aqua GeoProjects has formed an exclusive business agreement with YMG (Yumzmoregeologiya) in Gelendzhik near the Black Sea.

Gazprom Neft expands Arctic presence

Gazprom Neft subsidiary Gazpromneft Sakhalin has received subsoil-use rights to two license blocks in the Russian Arctic.

Russia confirms Kara Sea Pobeda discovery

Rosneft says Russia’s State Commission on reserves has confirmed an oil and gas discovery in the Pobeda field on the Kara Sea shelf.

Rosneft concludes Barents Sea block studies

Rosneft subsidiary OOO RN-Shelf-Arctic has completed a program of geophysical exploration, including 3D seismic acquisition and a gravimagnetic survey, over the West-Prinovozemelsky license in the Barents Sea.

Ruling clears Dolphin to work in Russian Kara Sea

Dolphin has received confirmation from the Export Control Division of the Norwegian Foreign Department that the recently announced contract in the Kara Sea is not subject to the current trade restrictive measures against Russia.

Laptev Sea partners start 2D seismic survey, bathymetry operations

Rosneft and ExxonMobil have initiated a 2D seismic survey over the Anisinsko-Novosibirsky and Ust-Oleneksky license blocks in the Laptev Sea off northern Russia.

Research study to cover offshore northern Russia

A research and development expedition is under way in the White Sea off northern Russia, the aim being to investigate ice and metocean conditions in the Russian arctic.


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