Murmansk region Governor Marina Kovtun said that as of today the oil companies are working the oil scattered, a large number of crude oil goes way past Murmansk.
St. PETERSBURG, 8 Dec. Modern the oilloading terminal should be built on the Western shore of the Kola Bay in the Murmansk region, said at V the fifth international forum “the Arctic: Present and future” Murmansk region Governor Marina Kovtun.
“Today I proposed to entrust the Ministry of transport and the Ministry of energy of the Russian Federation jointly with the government of the Murmansk region and the largest oil companies to study the issue on creation of construction on the Western shore of the Kola Bay modern secure the oilloading terminal common areas, and facilities for processing of oil”, — said Kovtun.
The Governor announced his proposal Monday at the final joint session of the State Commission on development of the Arctic and the Marine Board of the government of the Russian Federation under the leadership of Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin. Also the participants of the meeting, which was held in the framework of the forum discussed measures to implement the state policy in the Arctic areas development of port infrastructure in the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation.
At the meeting Kovtun noted that to date, oil companies are working the oil scattered, a large number of crude oil goes way past Murmansk.
“We could, in part, to solve his fuel problem. The establishment of the refinery complex will allow to solve the issue of the use of obsolete ships as floating bases for the storage and transshipment of oil,” she said.
The head of the region added that the proposal was supported by the Ministry of energy of the Russian Federation.
In addition, Kovtun focused on the project of complex development of Murmansk transport hub. “Currently, questions on the timing and volume of this project have been exhausted. All project partners are moving in the same direction. We will synchronize all the plans for the construction of the railway and energy infrastructure,” said Kovtun.
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