New drilling rights for Gazprom and Rosneft

New drilling rights for Gazprom and Rosneft: The Russian government has granted Gazprom the right to develop a Northwest subsurface area the Barents Sea, while Rosneft has been given permission to extract minerals in the Sea of Okhotsk. The licences will cost Gazprom and Rosneft RUB920m and RUB337m respectively. MK.ru