Rosneft, ExxonMobil start oil drilling in Russia's Arctic (3)

Xinhua 2014.08.10 02:40
MOSCOW, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) - Joint Drilling started Saturday in Russia's northernmost offshore exploration well, marking an important step for the country in its efforts to test the potential of the unexplored Arctic Ocean. Russian President Vladimir Putin gave the start signal through a teleconference for the drilling of the 700-million-dollar oil well in the East Prinovozemelsky field in the Kara Sea.
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