Russian historical epic Viking to be released in Italy, UKSociety & Culture March 30, 2:11
Putin visits ice cave during Arctic tourSociety & Culture March 30, 0:02
West’s reaction to Russian protests part of long-planned campaign - diplomatRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 29, 23:56
Putin orders Defense Ministry and FSB to ensure protection of Russia’s interests in ArcticMilitary & Defense March 29, 21:46
Kiev aware of few chances to win in debt lawsuit case — envoyBusiness & Economy March 29, 20:52
Russian top diplomat dismisses claims about human rights violations in Crimea as liesRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 29, 20:23
Moscow suspects Jabhat al-Nusra could be used to topple AssadRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 29, 19:58
Lavrov reiterates there are no facts substantiating Iran’s links to terroristsRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 29, 19:40
Russia to upgrade helicopter protection system based on Syrian experienceMilitary & Defense March 29, 19:00
NOVOSIBIRSK, June 7 (Itar-Tass) - Russia’s gas giant Gazprom has signed an agreement with the Siberian branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences and the administration of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous District to set up a research centre on the Yamal Peninsula this year.
The yet-to-be centre will conduct for Gazprom additional geological surveys on the Yamal Peninsula to study prospects for gas production and works at offshore fields in the Kara Sea and the Laptev Sea, the head of the Siberian branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Alexander Aseyev, told reporters on Friday.
“I think that by this autumn the Yamalo-Nenets research centre will be created. It will be headquartered in Nadym and will have its branches in Salekhard and Novy Urengoy,” the academician said.
The Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous District is one of Russia’s leading regions in oil and gas reserves. There are over 130 hydrocarbon fields there.
The Siberian branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences was established in 1957. The centre incorporates research centres in Novosibirsk, Tomsk, Krasnoyarsk, Irkutsk, Yakutsk, Ulan-Ude, Kemerovo, Tyumen and Omsk. Moreover, there are separate institutions in Barnaul, Biysk, Chita and Kyzyl.