The port of Sabetta will be input to operation next year in Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug. Till 2020 it will start deliveries of liquefied natural gas in full amount. This information was given by the director of the department of state policy in the sphere of marine and river transport at the Ministry for transport of the Russian Federation Vitaliy Klyuyev.
The second Arctic cultural forum “Personnel potential of Yamal: new perspective” was opened on the 14th of October in Noviy Urengoy. It gathered more than 330 participants. Among them there are prominent figures of culture and science, heads of regional and municipal establishments, leading specialists of all directions of cultural activity, theorists and practitioners, innovators, representatives of non-commercial organizations.
The sanctions policy allowed opening new opportunities for cooperation with Asian partners in the Arctic; first of all, in economic sphere and joint creation of large energy and transport infrastructural projects on the basis of development of oil and gas fields.
The chairman of the State Commission on Arctic Development, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitriy Rogozin told about it on the conference “International Cooperation in the Arctic: New Challenges and Vectors of Development”. He notes that none of almost 80 cooperation projects was cancelled during the latest 2.5 years within activity of the Arctic Council.
The chairman of the commission presented the examples – fulfillment of the project “Yamal LNG” with participation of China, development of Vankorskoye oil field with participation of Indian colleagues. “We actively cooperate with Korean and Japanese partners in building of ships and marine equipment for development of arctic extractive fields”. He also mentions about active interaction with neighbors in Asia on creation of the unique giant shipyard “Zvezda” in the town Bolshoi Kamen in Primorsky Krai. Also cooperation is conducted with Chinese and South Korean partners, as he says.
Dmitriy Rogozin informs that the portfolio of projects, which are being fulfilled or planned for the coming time, was prepared, according to the instruction of the state commission. 150 priority projects with terms of fulfillment till 2030 with the total cost almost 5 trillion rubles were selected. At that, the bigger part of these funds – about 4 trillion – are on the account of off-budgetary sources, as he declares. Among the projects there are: the platform “Prirazlomnaya”, “Yamal LNG”, building of the sea port of Sabetta, the Northern Latitudinal Railway, Murmansk transport hub. Besides, it is planned to build nuclear-powered icebreakers, including ones of new generation, to create equipment and technologies for work in the Arctic, as it is informed on the website rareearth.ru.
“We see the Arctic as the area for testing of new domestic innovative technologies. The state can be their customer”, as Dmitriy Rogozin explains. According to his words, these are projects on elaboration of new materials and fuel suitable for use in conditions of extremely low temperatures, projects of creation of arctic transport machinery – light aviation and helicopters. Helicopters of longer range able to work in such aggressive environment as climate of arctic latitudes are being created now. Light aviation will be created till 2019, including on ski landing gear, able to work in the Arctic. Other projects are connected with creation of ships “river-sea” of ice class, special caterpillar vehicles and hovercrafts, as the head of the state commission says.
Also the state commission plans to create the special “arctic” quality mark being given to products and technologies that will successfully pass testing with the Arctic.
The scientific centre for study of the Arctic presented the exposition on the central stage of the all-Russian festival of science “Nauka 0+” in Moscow. It is dedicated to ecology of the Arctic, study and preservation of traditional lifestyle of indigenous peoples of the North.
In Yamal it is necessary to develop corral reindeer husbandry, which will help to preserve animal population and to improve life of tundra-dwellers. This opinion was expressed to journalists by the deputy director of the department for affairs of indigenous peoples Rinat Pyak before the meeting of the Council of representatives of indigenous ethnic minorities of the North at the head of the administration of Priuralskiy district.
Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug and Leningrad Oblast became the leaders of the rating of Russian regions by the results of September. They shared the first place in the top ten of regions with maximum stability, scoring 8.1 points each. The rating was published by the Foundation “Petersburg policy”. Another region of Ural Federal Okrug - Tyumen Oblast with the score 8.4 points took the fifth place in this group.
The plan on conducting of the Year of Ecology in 2017 was elaborated in Yamal. The plan includes 70 basic activities such as reconstruction and modernization of sewage disposal units in the town Nadym, creation of the nursery garden for plants in the town Salekhard, where it is planned to use advanced technologies on growing of perennial plants in conditions of the Far North.
The director general of “Gazprom dobycha Yamburg” Oleg Arno spoke on the report within the conference on issues of technological development of “Gazprom” on the sixth St. Petersburg international gas forum. According to his words, development and inculcation of innovative solutions, social responsibility and environmental safety are the basis of technological development of the gas-extracting enterprise.
The Speaker of the regional parliament Sergey Yamkin is representing Yamal on the conference “International Cooperation in the Arctic: New Challenges and Vectors of Development”, which was opened in Moscow on the 12th of October.
The fifth National congress on school and university medicine with international participation “Healthcare and medical sciences – from education to professional activity in the sphere of protection and improvement of health of children, adolescents and youth” is taking place in Moscow.
The second Arctic cultural forum “Personnel potential of Yamal: new perspective” will take place in Noviy Urengoy from the 14th to the 16th of October. More than 330 people – prominent figures of culture and science, heads of regional and municipal establishments, leading specialists of all directions of cultural activity, theorists and practitioners, innovators, representatives of non-commercial organizations will become its participants.
Scientists brought the suggestion to the government of the Russian Federation on creation of specially protected natural zones in the Arctic and also on renewal of the Red Book on arctic animals. This information was given by academician of the International academy of ecology, man and nature protection sciences Vyacheslav Zilanov within the round table on international cooperation in the Arctic: current state and prospects.
One more “Rosneft-class” was opened in school N3 of Noviy Urengoy. Pupils of the 10th forms passed through difficult qualifying contest. Good progress in education was the basic criterion. 21 schoolchildren passed through the contest. Now they will pass two years of education.
Yamal stayed in the Top 10 regions of the Russian Federation with maximum stability. The Foundation “Petersburg Policy” prepared it by the results of September. In comparison to the previous month the region increased its positions on 0.1 points and scored 8.1 points.
Dmitriy Kobylkin: While developing Yamal, Russia accumulated unique experience of work in the ArcticПонедельник, 10 октября 2016 15:31
In Reykjavik, Iceland, the governor of Yamal Dmitriy Kobylkin presented the region on the plenary session of the fourth Arctic Circle Assembly dedicated to economic development of the Arctic.