The first winter shipment of oil from Novoportovskoye field was presented in Yamal
12:24 20 февраля 2015
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The presentation of the first winter shipment of oil from Novoportovskoye field took place in the government of Yamal. The official delegation was not able to go to the field and to visit the icebreaker «Taymyr» because of unfavorable weather conditions.
Therefore, in Salekhard the governor of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug Dmitriy Kobylkin on behalf of the government and all people of Yamal congratulated the participants of the conference with the historical event on the territory of Yamal – shipment of oil by tankers being piloted by the nuclear-powered icebreaker from Novoportovskoye field for sending to European consumers for the first in history of oil industry.
The following representatives participated in the event – the chairperson of «Gazprom Neft» Alexander Dyukov, heads of affiliated enterprises of the company, the director general of «Atomflot» Vyacheslav Ruksha, heads of specialized structures of the government of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug.
Dmitriy Kobylkin thanked the whole collective of «Gazprom Neft» for their effective cooperation for wellbeing of people of Yamal. As he says, «Gazprom Neft» is a good reliable partner of Yamal. The priority of the government of the region stays unchangeable: fulfillment of state tasks on economic development, careful attitude to nature and providing of worthy standards of life for people in this severe Arctic region. He is sure that success of the company, as bright as this winter shipment of oil, will strengthen the company, strengthen relations with the region and will assist to further socioeconomic development of Yamal, and, it means, will make the country more successful.
As Alexander Dyukov notes, shipment of oil by sea has exclusive significance for further development of the company. The administration of the company supposes to make shipment of oil year-round, and this winter shipment is confirmation of the fact that this is possible. In the result, big experience of work in severe arctic conditions will be received. Besides, the sooner Novoportovskoye field will reach its full commercial operation, the faster the enterprise will start selling oil, the better economic performance of the large project will become. Till May the enterprise will be able to transport about 50 thousand tons of oil by such method, as the chairperson of «Gazprom Neft» informs.
The first consignment of oil «Novy Port» in the amount 16 thousand tons will be delivered to Europe in the beginning of March. Icebreaker piloting of the tankers along the Northern Sea Route for the company «Gazprom Neft» is fulfilled by the company «Atomflot». Alexander Dyukov communicated with journalists of regional mass media. As he informs, the plans of investments of the company to the project «Novy Port» stay unchangeable. The total amount of investments to the project for the coming three years make more than 170 milliard rubles, and the gross total will exceed 400 milliard rubles.
As Dmitriy Kobylkin notes, winter shipment of oil is contribution of Yamal to the common work of revival of the Northern Sea Route. All infrastructural objects – the Northern Latitudinal Route, the sea port of Sabetta, building of the plant «Yamal LNG» assist to development of this arctic sea route. The main thing is that cargo stream grows. It is clear that today it is comfortable to go to European part, but in 2017, when the plant «Yamal LNG», the port of Sabetta start their work, and traffic on the Northern Sea Route is activated, the vector will be changed to the side of the Asian-Pacific region. Sea routes will be laid by icebreakers, including new ones of the Arktika class, which are built on the Baltic Shipyard at the present time specifically for this aim. Of course, the Gulf of Ob and the Khalmyer Bay (Gydanskaya Guba) will become active areas of the Northern Sea Route, as the governor of Yamal underlines.