Kara Sea

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part of the Arctic Ocean to the north of Siberia and to the east of the Barents Sea

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This contrasts with the sea ice distribution in the Kara Sea in the same year, where the entire 68[degrees]-80[degrees]N region has at least 50% ice cover until significant melting begins in June (Fig.
These numbers would be much higher if Exxon, Rosneft's partner in the Trebs and Titov fields in the Kara Sea, had not been forced by Western sanctions to walk away in 2014 (after investing $700m).
After the latest US/EU sanctions affecting Russia's "energy" sector recently, Putin was happy to see Rosneft and ExxonMobil beginning to drill the Universitetskaya field in the East PrinovoZemelsky-I Block in the Kara Sea.
Separately, a small Russian oil products tanker was holed in September in the Kara Sea, also off Russia.
Here, we use ribosomal DNA sequence and morphology to characterize an acorn worm from the Russian Kara Sea as new genus and species: Coleodesmium karaensis within the family Torquaratoridae.
The continent emerging as a "main energy hub" composed of energy sub-hubs such as Mediterranean basin, Northern Sea basin, Baltic Sea basin, Kara Sea basin, Black Sea basin, Caspian Sea basin, Central Asia, Middle East region, Persian Gulf, South Chinese Sea basin, and russia (Western Siberia, Sakhalin, Arctic coasts and etc.
The Arctic Sunrise was heading to the Kara Sea where several vessels contracted by Rosneft and ExxonMobil are conducting seismic testing to prepare for offshore drilling.
Greenpeace says Russia this week denied permission for its Arctic Sunrise ship to enter the Kara Sea, a section of the Arctic Ocean off Siberia.
The agreements, which include plans to explore seven new blocks in the Chukchi Sea, Laptev Sea and Kara Sea, were signed by Igor Sechin, president of Rosneft, and Stephen Greenlee, president of ExxonMobil Exploration Company, in the presence of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
1) The sailboat had just completed the first ever successful maritime voyage from the Enisei River in eastern Siberia, through the Kara Sea and the Barents Sea, around the northern coast of Scandinavia to Varde, and then by way of Christiana (Oslo), Stockholm, and Helsingfors (Helsinki) to the Russian capital.
Reservoir Characterization Group revenue increased sequentially due to higher WesternGeco marine vessel utilization in the North Sea and the Kara Sea and improved UniQ land seismic productivity in the Middle East region.
Nevertheless, preliminary estimates of the reserves in the Arctic are hugely lucrative, as they indicate that the Kara Sea, where ExxonMobil is poised to operate, may hold about 35.
The companies plan to make an investment decision on the Kara Sea offshore fields in 2016-17, managers said.
M this year reached a major deal with Exxon to explore for oil and gas in the Arctic Kara Sea.