Severe winter frosts up to -50°C and severe storms with 9-meter waves in the summer  - this is the Arctic. Is it possible to extract more oil in such conditions? We offer you a photo report from alexcheban.livejournal.com about the "black gold" in the Russian Arctic.

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This is the first ice-resistant stationary platform "Prirazlomnaja" in the world, producing oil in the one of the largest oil fields on the Arctic shelf.

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