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Disastrous oil spill in Komi region could have been avoided

Feature story | 20 June, 2013 at 13:45

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev supported on Tuesday Greenpeace’s idea to introduce criminal punishment for concealing oil spills.

Gazprom is trying to conceal its oil catastrophe in Siberia

Feature story | 21 January, 2014 at 16:36

Greenpeace Russia has appealed to the Russian Prosecutors office urging an investigation into possible collusion between Gazprom and supervising authorities aimed to conceal the scale of oil spills in the Tomsk region, Siberia.

Oil Spill Patrol Discovered 125 Oil Spills in Komi in a week

Feature story | 18 August, 2014 at 12:36

During the first week of its work, the Greenpeace Russia Oil Spill Patrol has discovered 125 unreclaimed oil spills in the Usinsk Region of Komi Republic, and a volunteer team recovering one of the oil spills has collected over 50 tons of spilled...

Exposing oil exploitation in the Russian Arctic

Feature story | 29 March, 2012 at 15:49

The Arctic Council is meeting in Stockholm today, and government representatives will discuss the sustainability — or not — of Arctic oil.

Prirazlomnaya oil spill would threaten Russian Arctic with irreparable disaster: study

Feature story | 14 August, 2012 at 13:30

The harsh conditions of the Pechora Sea coupled with an inadequate— and expired— oil spill response plan mean that Gazprom, the Russian energy giant and operator of the huge Arctic oil platform Prirazlomnaya would not be able to properly respond...

Gaps in the oil spill prevention and response plan for the operational area of the...

Publication | 4 April, 2014 at 16:14

Greenpeace Russia has analyzed a Summary of the oil spill response plan (OSRP) published on the company’s official website and found numerous gaps that challenge its effectiveness and reliability.

Gazprom Neft takes risks in the Arctic

Feature story | 17 December, 2012 at 14:53

Gazprom neft is preparing to launch exploratory drilling at its second oil field on the Arctic shelf – Dolginsky, while the problems of Prirazlomnoye field remain unsolved. WWF and Greenpeace have published a research on the risks of oil...

Arctic oil investment: dangerous, reckless and wrong

Feature story | 18 April, 2012 at 16:36

Whilst international investors and oil industry representatives have been meeting today in Moscow to hatch plans to drill for oil in the Russian Arctic, Greenpeace Russia activists peacefully occupied the entrance to the conference to ensure that...

Greenpeace Russia Warns Investors: Caveat Emptor

Feature story | 16 April, 2012 at 14:55

Moscow, 16th April 2012. – Greenpeace Russia today released the report exposing the environmental, social and economical risks of the Russian Arctic offshore projects. The study is published on the eve of the 2nd Annual Conference «Russian Arctic...

Brief overview of oil pipelines’ rupture sand volumes of oil spills in Russia

Publication | 6 March, 2012 at 18:22

Land surface waters (rivers and lakes) are contaminated with oil products throughout the territory of the Russian Federation. Oil products are found almost in every water body (even in Baikal lake).

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