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The world's largest stationary drilling platform "Berkut" will begin work until the end of 2014 year
On the Sakhalin shelf, a transport operation was completed to install the world's largest fixed drilling platform Berkut on the foundation of the topside
The progress of commissioning and installation of platform equipment at the Arkutun-Dagi field in the Sea of Okhotsk as part of the Sakhalin-1 project was inspected on June 24 by the Governor of the Sakhalin Region Alexander Khoroshavin and President and Chairman of the Management Board of Rosneft Igor Sechin.
The Berkut offshore drilling platform is designed for year-round operation in the harsh conditions of the Sea of Okhotsk with the calculation of the possibility of a nine-point earthquake, temperatures up to minus 44 degrees Celsius, wave heights up to 18 m and ice cover up to 2 m.
In the future, with the help of "Berkut" it is planned to produce up to 12 tons of oil per day, which will bring significant benefits to Russia and the Sakhalin region. The platform is scheduled to begin mining operations in December 000.