Russia approves offshore projects worth $51.77 million
The meeting was attended by representatives of the Russian Industry and Trade Ministry, the Ministry of Energy, oil and gas, shipbuilding and steel companies, research organizations, design offices, engineering centers and leading Russian universities.
The experts discussed the topic of work proposed for implementation in 2017 in the framework of the subprogram "Development of technological capabilities of civil shipbuilding and technology for offshore development," a member of the state program "Development of shipbuilding and technology for the development of offshore fields in the 2015-2030 years."
The proposals presented expert group moderator Vadim Petrenko, who also spoke about the work carried out under contracts awarded in 2016 and the implementation of the import substitution program "Technology and equipment for offshore projects."
In addition, the meeting heard reports on the development of technologies necessary for the production of subsea production systems, and technology areas, approved by the working group "Shelf development" Scientific Coordination Council.
Among the approved directions: creation of computer marine complex well testing and mobile software and hardware systems for subsea and marine seismic transit zones, the creation of well sets for test beds on the cable and the closure at the bottom, the development of technical shape promising power system offshore platform, the establishment of individual means of salvation offshore facilities in terms of staff and other ultra-low temperatures.
There were approved 12 projects for a total amount of 3.158 billion rubles ($51.77 million). Their implementation is scheduled for 2017-2019 years.
Following the meeting it was also decided to establish at the Russian Ministry of Industry expert group on the development of new domestic technologies of underwater production systems for the development of offshore hydrocarbon fields under the leadership of deputy chief of the department of Gazprom Vladimir Vavilov. ■
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