The results of the checks “Sakhalin-1” and “Sakhalin-2” will not prevent their implementation

The results of the checks “Sakhalin-1” and “Sakhalin-2” will not prevent their implementation


Nothing that would prevent the implementation of these projects have not been identified, said the Deputy head of the Ministry of environment of the Russian Federation Denis Temples on the audit in a number of areas of the projects “Sakhalin-1” and “Sakhalin-2”.

MOSCOW, 16 Nov. The results of the checks “Sakhalin-1” and “Sakhalin-2” will not hamper the implementation of projects, nothing serious was identified, told journalists the Deputy head of the Ministry of natural resources Denis Khramov.

“Nothing that would prevent the implementation of these projects, have been identified,” said Temples.

The authorities of the Russian Federation in the current year initiated a check on a number of the activities of the projects “Sakhalin-1” and “Sakhalin-2”, which is realized on the basis of agreements on production sharing (PSA). In particular, Rosprirodnadzor has checked the project for implementation of environmental regulations and licence agreements and environmental compliance.

“Sakhalin-1” (30% in ExxonMobil and Japanese Sodeco, and 20% of Rosneft and India’s ONGC) is a project to develop oil and gas fields, Chayvo, Odoptu and Arkutun-Dagi offshore Sakhalin island.

“Sakhalin-2” (Gazprom — 50% plus one share, Shell — 27.5 per cent minus one share, Mitsui — 12,5%, Mitsubishi — 10%) — the project to develop the Piltun-Astokhskoye and Lunskoye fields offshore Sakhalin island. It operates Russia’s only LNG plant.