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  • 2 June 2016
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    A joint venture between a Russian and Norwegian oil company, Rosneft and Statoil, has started drilling the exploration well in the Sea of Okhotsk. The Sea of Okhotsk lies south of the Arctic zone boundary and the sea depth on the drilling site is less than 150 m. The signal to begin drilling was given […]

  • 23 September 2016
    Project & Tenders

    Russian company Gazprom has discovered a new gas field at the Kirinsky prospect in the Sea of Okhotsk.  Gazprom said on Thursday that, in the course of geological exploration of the Kirinsky prospect in the Sea of Okhotsk, a prospecting and appraisal well was drilled in the Yuzhno-Lunskaya structure within the Sakhalin III project. As a […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Rosneft President, Chairman of the Management Board Igor Sechin held negotiations with Statoil CEO Helge Lund. The parties discussed joint projects on geological exploration on the Russian continental shelf in the Barents Sea and the Sea of Okhotsk, and projects on the development of Domanic deposits at the license blocks of Rosneft in Samara region. […]

  • 15 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Rosneft informed it has completed its 2015 geological exploration program at offshore licenses. Seismic surveys using 2D method covered 20,434 line km in waters of the Kara Sea, the Chukchi Sea, and the Laptev Sea. For the first time 2D seismic exploration was carried out with support of an integrated information system, a joint development […]

  • 21 April 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    TGS has completed the reprocessing of a 21,631 square kilometres 2D seismic survey offshore Sakhalin Island, in the Russian Sea of Okhotsk. The reprocessing has been undertaken with the support of TGS’ Russian partner, DMNG. Following completion of the project, first data has been sent out to pre-funding customers and is now available to all […]

  • 23 September 2016

    Russian giant Gazprom made a new gas and condensate discovery in the Yuzhno-Lunskaya structure within the Kirinsky prospect in the Sea of Okhotsk.

  • 20 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    By order of the government of the Russian Federation Oil Company Rosneft has been granted five blocks on the Sea of Okhotsk shelf for geological surveying, exploration and development. The five blocks are Magadan-1, 2 and 3, Lisyansky and Kashevarovsky. According to Rosneft estimates, total recoverable resources at these deposits stand at over 1.1 billion […]

  • 20 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

      By order of the government of the Russian Federation Oil Company Rosneft has been granted five blocks on the Sea of Okhotsk shelf for geological surveying, exploration and development. The five blocks are Magadan-1, 2 and 3, Lisyansky and Kashevarovsky. According to Rosneft estimates, total recoverable resources at these deposits stand at over 1.1 […]

  • 30 August 2006

    The fishing vessel Zodiak flying the flag of Belize was arrested in southern part of the Sea of Okhotsk on suspicion of poaching on August 30, the head of the public relations department of the Federal Security Service

  • 2 March 2006

    For the second day running, maritime rescuers on Russia’s Far-Eastern island of Sakhalin are going out to the Sea of Okhotsk in an effort to rescue three fishermen, who are being carried away into high sea on a breakaway ice-floe.

  • 17 November 2006

    The operation to rescue the crew from the sunken schooner near Kunashir Island in the Sea of Okhotsk has ended. Twelve of the 14 crewmembers were rescued. Two, a sailor and a boatswain, were found dead, the press service of the Sakhalin regional prosecutor’s office said.

  • 25 January 2017

    Gazpromneft Sakhalin, a Gazprom Neft subsidiary, has acquired a license for the exploration, development, and production of hydrocarbons at the Ayashsky block, located on the continental shelf of the Sea of Okhotsk. Gazprom Neft said on Tuesday that the license, awarded by the Federal Subsoil Resources Management Agency (Rosnedra), would run until July 1, 2039. The Ayashsky block is located in an […]

  • 7 July 2014

    Sakhalin Energy and Sovcomflot have signed contracts for the construction and long-term operation of three multifunctional icebreaking standby vessels to serve the Sakhalin-2 offshore energy platforms. Operations under the contract will continue for 20 years. The vessels will be used as year round personnel carrier and also as supply vessels for offshore platforms in the […]

  • 23 November 2006

    The construction of the PA-B oil platform has been completed by Samsung Heavy Industries Shipyard in South Korea. The platform is designed to extract oil and associated petroleum gas at the Piltun-Astokhskoye offshore oil and gas fields in the Sea of Okhotsk.

  • 22 November 2018

    Russia’s Gazprom Neft has found a new oil field in the Sea of Okhotsk near Sakhalin Island in the Russian Far East. The company has informed it has recently completed its drilling and testing of a prospecting and appraisal well in the Bautinsky formation at the Ayashsky license block  in the Sea of Okhotsk, resulting in […]

  • 15 March 2013

    On 7 March Sovcomflot’s new multifunctional icebreaking supply vessel Vitus Bering set sail on her first scheduled crossing from the port of Kholmsk to engage in work on the Sakhalin-I project as part of a long-term agreement with Exxon Neftegas Ltd. In mid January, Vitus Bering left Saint-Petersburg and traveled approximately 13,000 nautical miles in […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    On 7 March Sovcomflot’s new multifunctional icebreaking supply vessel Vitus Bering set sail on her first scheduled crossing from the port of Kholmsk to engage in work on the Sakhalin-I project as part of a long-term agreement with Exxon Neftegas Ltd. In mid January, Vitus Bering left Saint-Petersburg and travelled approximately 13,000 nautical miles in […]

  • 20 December 2011

    Following the overturn of Russia’s Kolskaya drilling rig on December 18, the Atlas rescue vessel has joined the searching of the missing crewmen this morning Itar-Tass News Agency reports. The Atlas vessel is participating in rescue operations together with other rescuing boats, among which there are the Magadan icebreaker, the Georgy Froyer tanker and the […]

  • 21 September 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Global Marine Systems Limited has announced a fibre optic installation project for Huawei Marine Networks (HMN) in the Sea of Okhotsk, Russia. The project will demand 200 days of in-situ vessel time to lay 1,844 km of repeatered cable between strategic locations, the company informed. HMN’s customer, Rostelcom, requires a fibre optic telecommunications link from […]

  • 1 July 2013

    Rosneft starts field seismic prospecting at the license blocks Lisyansky, Kashevarovsky and Magadan-1. Rosneft holds geological study at the blocks jointly with its partner Statoil ASA (Norway). Currently 2D seismic along with shipborne gravity magnetic survey are planned for the blocks. The data is to be collected by geophysical methods from a specialized research vessel […]

  • 6 May 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Statoil and Rosneft signed a cooperation agreement. The companies have agreed to jointly explore offshore frontier areas of Russia and Norway and to conduct joint technical studies on two onshore Russian assets. The agreement also envisages Rosneft’s acquisition of participating interests in selected Statoil projects. Rosneft president Eduard Khudainatov and Statoil president and CEO Helge […]

  • 6 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Statoil and Rosneft yesterday signed a cooperation agreement. The companies have agreed to jointly explore offshore frontier areas of Russia and Norway and to conduct joint technical studies on two onshore Russian assets. The agreement also envisages Rosneft’s acquisition of participating interests in selected Statoil projects. Rosneft president Eduard Khudainatov and Statoil president and CEO […]