Salmanovsky Maintenance Dredging Announced

Maintenance dredging of the Salmanovsky oil and gas condensate field berths has been scheduled for next year, reports the PortNews.

Department for Regulation of Natural Resources of the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District yesterday held a presentation of the dredging project within the water area of berth facilities at Salmanovsky (Utrenny) field.

The Salmanovsky oil and gas field is located on the western shore of the Gydansky peninsula in the Gulf of Ob.

This maintenance dredging project, covering the area of 6.46 hectares, will be performed once in two years from 2017 through 2022.

Dredged material will be disposed 34 km offshore from the site of dredging works. The works are to last for 81 days. The period including surveying work is 108 days.