Wednesday, July 16, 2008
Miller names Prirazlomnoe date
16 July, 2008 - Upstream OnLine - Gazprom boss Alexei Miller has confirmed that the Prirazlomnoe oilfield in the Barents Sea will come on stream in 2011, according to reports. Miller told Prime Minister Vladimir Putin that the $2 billion Prirazlomnaya platform, currently under construction at the Sevmash shipyard outside Arkhangelsk, will be completed in 2010. It will be moved to Prirazlomnoe and first oil will flow in 2011, the Barents Observer said. Prirazlomnoe, which lies in the Pechora Sea, will be the first Russian Arctic offshore oilfield to come into production.