ARAF to check information from new ARD film on doping in Russian sportSport January 22, 22:47
All countries observe oil output cuts agreement — Russian energy ministerBusiness & Economy January 22, 16:59
Rogozin calls "dangerous incident" UK botched missile launchRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 22, 16:32
Medvedev calls United Russia ruling party, president's main resourceRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 22, 16:27
Mutko calls silly information Infantino asks him not to run for RFU headSport January 22, 16:24
Seven parties to participate in Syrian talksWorld January 22, 9:54
Russia’s Pavlyuchenkova reaches Australian Open quarterfinalsSport January 22, 7:19
IBU Executive Board finds no grouns to suspend Russia's biathlon teamSport January 21, 22:53
Russia terrified watching monuments destroyed in Palmyra — culture ministerRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 21, 17:08
MOSCOW, August 16. /TASS/. Russia’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment is planning to suspend issuance of licenses for offshore oil and gas fields, according to a respective letter obtained by TASS.
"Regarding allowing use of other federal mineral resource blocks located on the continental shelf of the Russian Federation, Russia’s Natural Resources Ministry taking into consideration the view of Rosnedra (Federal Agency for Subsoil Use) considers it reasonable to suspend licensing of new blocks of federal significance," the document says.
The blocks that have already been applied for, will be excluded.
As was reported earlier Russian state-owned companies paid a total of 34 bln rubles ($530 mln) for the right to use offshore fields in 2014-2015.