Watching the World: Breaking ice off Sakhalin

They're breaking the ice up in the Gulf of Finland these days, and that's good for the oil business.Sea trials have begun there for the FESCO-Sakhalin, an ice-breaking supply and rescue ship that’s going to undertake multiple duties around the Orlan platform of ExxonMobil Corp.’s Sakhalin I project in the Russian Far East.Built at Kvaerner Masa Yards in Finland for Far-East Shipping Co., the FESCO-Sakhalin is, in fact, one of a small armada of ships that will enable oil and natural gas to flow from Russia’s Far East to markets around the world.Exciting timeFor FESCO, it’s an especially exciting time as sea trials are the most important stage of checking a ship&rsqu...

Why Register?

Non-subscribers can only view whitepapers by providing name, home and email address, phone number and other information and comment on/rate articles.

Why Subscribe?

Oil & Gas Journal subscribers with login credentials can access these premium features of OGJ Online:

  • Current Issue – an html version of the current week's issue of Oil & Gas Journal.
  • Past Issues – An Electronic OGJ Archive. A keyword-searchable archive of all issues of Oil & Gas Journal dating back to 1990; also searchable by issue date.
  • Market Journal – a weekly round-up of the oil and gas markets, with observations from leading analysts.
  • Editor's Perspective – a short article of insight and opinion by the Editor of Oil & Gas Journal.
  • OGJ Industry Stats – quick access to current industry statistics from Oil & Gas Journal.
  • OGJ Survey Downloads - quick access to exclusive reports from Oil & Gas Journal.


Subscriber Help or Subscribe

Oil & Gas Journal Subscribers: Have your subscription number (from the mailing label on the cover of your Oil & Gas Journal) and e-mail address ready to set up your online account through Customer Service Assistant.

If you're not an Oil & Gas Journal subscriber, start a subscription and gain access to the subscriber areas of OGJ Online now.

Stay Connected