Drilling operations on the Shtokman gas condensate, oil and Prirazlomnoye Dolginskoye fields and in the Ob-Taz Bay and now performs and will perform in the future Murmansk branch of Gazflot, who heads Boris fingers. Basing branch in Murmansk has for the region great importance, which each year will increase. Only in 2007 at the shipyards in Murmansk, to repair the two ships of this company: Crane “Gazshelf and TBS,” Danube “, be upgraded SFDR “Amazon”, and is working for hundreds of repairers. Provided orders SMNG and AMIGE, increasing cooperation between the Murmansk branch of the Gazflot and Murmansk State Technical University. Commissioning PBC “Ob” set up 90, and part of the test wells in the continental New Urengoy 50 high-paid jobs, which are staffed Murmansk.
Today we can confidently say that Gazprom is actually proceeded to implement the Shtokman project. The evidence of this – the completion of exploration work on the Shtokman gas condensate field in 2006 by drilling the seventh exploration well, which increment proven reserves at 400 billion m3 gas. Put into operation the Arctic Centre, where in addition to the Murmansk branch of Gazflot after agreement with the Murmansk region located office Sevmorneftegaz – the main operator of development and exploitation of oil and gas deposits on the Arctic continental shelf. Gazprom already held a contest for selecting a contractor to build two new generation rig for the Shtokman project, which was won by Vyborg Shipyard. The research vessel “Gazflot” Akademik Golitsyn “works in 2007 in the Barents Sea on the route of the future installation of thread underwater pipeline from the Shtokman gas field to shore of the Kola Peninsula.