Rus News Journal

Rosprirodnadzor has begun project check Sakhalin - 1

Rosprirodnadzor has started today project check Sakhalin - 1 . At the first stage experts of this organisation plan to check up the project documentation. Then on deposits the group of representatives of Rosprirodnadzora of Moscow which will work together with inspectors of the Sakhalin branch of department will leave.
planned check of the project Sakhalin - 1 it was transferred some times. It was supposed to be begun in January 2007., later the assistant to head Rosprirodnadzora Oleg Mitvol said that it will be spent in February - March, and then it was a question already about April - May.
O.Mitvol`s last time informed that roughly check will begin on March, 28th of this year Its results, in opinion zamglavy departments, will be known in the end of May 2007.
Earlier also it was declared that check Sakhalin - 1 Will have, first of all, ecological character.
project check Sakhalin - 1 has begun next day after Rosprirodnadzor declared the decision not to address in the international courts in connection with the ecological infringements supposed within the limits of the project Sakhalin - 2 . The head of department Oleg Mitvol has explained it to that being the operator of the project consortium Sakhalin Energy has agreed to eliminate the admitted infringements.
the project Sakhalin - 1 provides working out of three oil and gas deposits on an island Sakhalin shelf. Oil recovery within the limits of the project Sakhalin - 1 has begun on October, 1st 2005. As its operator acts American Exxon Neftegaz Ltd. c direct individual share at a rate of 30 %. Among other members of a consortium - Japanese company Sakhalin Oil and Gas Development Co., Ltd. (30 %), Indian ONGC Videch (20 %). Rosneft Through affiliated structures RN - the Aster and Sahalinmorneftegaz - the Shelf supervises 20 % of the Sakhalin project.