LUKOIL has started the first stage of exploration activities at the Vostochno-Taimyrsky license block in the Krasnoyarsk region ahead of time. This stage of exploration includes 2D seismic acquisition of 2,421 line kilometers and drilling of an exploration well.
Seismic equipment and crews are being mobilized to the site. During the 2016 season, the seismic survey will cover the area of 1,000 line kilometers. About 200 employees and over 130 units of equipment provided by two Russian contractors will be involved in seismic operations.