MOSCOW -- LUKOIL has staged special tactical maneuvers in the Russian sector of the Caspian Sea. The program was designed to deal with the repercussions should a well control incident arise at the producing Yu Korchagin field.
Procedures were implemented to protect and evacuate personnel from the ice-resistant fixed platform. Scenarios were devised in near-real conditions with the use of special well-kill equipment.
Lukoil says the maneuvers demonstrated a high degree of coordination and cooperation, and the availability of all equipment and resources needed to promptly prevent or respond to emergencies on the platform.
Specialists participated from ООО LUKOIL-Nizhnevolzhskneft, ООО BKE-Shelf, the State Marine Rescue and Coordination Center, the North-Caspian Department for Emergency and Subsea Engineering Operations, representatives of the EMERCOM of the Russian Federation, and the RF Rostekhnadzor.