"Drilling on the Arctic Beach"

"Russian oil companies bid for licenses along Russia's remotest and most vulnerable shores."

"Russian Arctic oil is moving north into territories previously untouched by man. The latests lands up for industrial expansion might be the shorelines and delta areas of several Arctic rivers and bays.

Among the oil companies that now seek to develop new projects in the region is Gazprom Neft. The company reportedly request license rights to the Ust-Yenisey area in the far northern Taymyr Peninsula.

Ust-Yenisey is located in the area where the Yenisey River flows into the Yenisey Bay. The request is being processed by the Russian Mineral Agency Rosnedra, newspaper Kommersant reports."

Atle Staalesen reports for the Barents Observer September 23, 2021.

Source: Barents Observer, 09/24/2021