Don: the Commission on FEC did not discuss the access of private companies to the shelf

Don: the Commission on FEC did not discuss the access of private companies to the shelf


Currently the right of access to the works on the shelf actually only have the state “Rosneft” and “Gazprom”. The meeting of the presidential Commission on fuel and energy complex was held the day before.

MOSCOW, 28 Oct. The issue of access of private companies to work on the shelf was not discussed at the presidential Commission on fuel and energy complex, which was held on Tuesday, told journalists the Minister of natural resources and ecology Sergey Donskoy.

“Yesterday the Commission had not discussed”, — he said. “Continue to work”, — the Minister added.

Russian legislation limits the structure of the companies admitted to work on the shelf. In fact, this right is only state “Rosneft” and “Gazprom”. The Ministry of natural resources in the spring they made proposals to the government on the revision of restrictions on non-state companies access to the continental shelf.