Valves are seen near a drilling rig at a gas processing facility operated by Gazprom at Bovanenkovo gas field on the Arctic Yamal peninsula, Russia in May 2019. Photo: Reuters
Valves are seen near a drilling rig at a gas processing facility operated by Gazprom at Bovanenkovo gas field on the Arctic Yamal peninsula, Russia in May 2019. Photo: Reuters
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Ukraine war: Germany and Netherlands to drill for gas in North Sea after Russia cuts supply

  • The controversial plan is not new, but has taken on urgency after Gazprom said it would halt flows to the Dutch over their refusal to pay in roubles
  • The area is ecologically sensitive, and permits to drill there were previously refused

Valves are seen near a drilling rig at a gas processing facility operated by Gazprom at Bovanenkovo gas field on the Arctic Yamal peninsula, Russia in May 2019. Photo: Reuters
Valves are seen near a drilling rig at a gas processing facility operated by Gazprom at Bovanenkovo gas field on the Arctic Yamal peninsula, Russia in May 2019. Photo: Reuters
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