Russian-Norwegian conference on Shtokman field

Publish date: November 14, 2006

Barents secretariat together with Government of Norwegian regions Tromso and Rogaland will organize a conference in St Petersburg on November 23, Russian and Norwegian shippers can continue a dialogue about Shtokman and other big projects in the North of Russia.

According to the Barents secretariat, a big group of representatives of the Russian Government, oil companies, oil terminals, ports and scientists, working in the field of Norwegian industry management will participate in the conference.

This conference is the first big meeting after Gazprom has announced that no foreign company would be a partner of Shtokman field development, B-port reports. The main subject of the conference is demands to the Russian oil and gas industry on logistics and fields development in Arctic Seas, and the tasks for Russian and Norwegian shippers.

This conference is a part of the European project “The Northern Marine Corridor”, which includes seven European countries. The project is being carried out since 2002. It is directed on more effective development of marine navigation conception in the Northern, The Norwegian and the Barents Seas.