Akademik Cherskiy News

Cairn, Deltic Wrap 3D Seismic Survey Over North Sea Block

Nov 23, 2021

North Sea-focused oil and gas firm Deltic Energy has informed that the 3D seismic survey over offshore Licence P2428 and surrounding areas in the UK North Sea has now been completed. Deltic said the data from the survey would be key to de-risking future drilling on the license…

Seismic Firm Starts Review of Strategic Options, Including Potential Merger or Sale

Sep 17, 2021

Offshore seismic data company ION Geophysical has this week said its Board of Directors has started a process to evaluate a range of strategic alternatives to strengthen its financial position and maximize stakeholder value 'as the company continues…

ION Geophysical Set to Start Third Phase of UK North Sea Survey Campaign

Sep 10, 2021

Marine seismic data firm ION Geophysical has announced the third phase of its Mid North Sea High 3D seismic data acquisition multi-client program.'The Mid North Sea High program covers one of the few remaining underexplored areas offshore the UK…

Nord Stream 2 Pipeline 99% Complete

Jul 29, 2021

The much-politicized Nord Stream 2 undersea gas pipeline from Russia to Germany is 99% complete, the pipeline operator said on Wednesday, after the pipelay vessel Akademik Cherskiy finished its initially planned workload.The $11 billion Nord Stream 2…

Nord Stream 2: Russian Vessel Moves into German Waters for Pipelaying Work

Jul 19, 2021

Russian pipe-laying vessel Akademik Cherskiy will move to German waters to build a 2.6 km (1.6 miles) stretch of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, the pipeline operator said on Monday.The vessel had previously been in Danish waters.(Reporting by Oksana Kobzeva and Anton Kolodyazhnyy…

USA: Senator Cruz Puts Hold On Biden's CIA Pick over Nord Stream 2 Pipeline

Mar 08, 2021

Republican Senator Ted Cruz put a hold late on Friday on President Joe Biden's pick to lead the Central Intelligence Agency to pressure the administration to put tough sanctions on Russia's Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline project.The Senate Intelligence Committee last week backed William Burns…

Another Vessel Joining Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Construction

Mar 05, 2021

The consortium behind the Nord Stream 2 undersea gas pipeline said on Thursday a second Russian pipe-laying vessel is undergoing sea trials ahead of joining the project, as it presses on with construction despite growing political pressure.The vessel…

U.S. Designates Already Sanctioned Russian Ship as Helping to Build Nord Stream 2 Pipeline

Feb 22, 2021

The Biden administration on Friday identified a Russian ship and a company it believes are helping to build the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, but the entities had already been sanctioned by the Trump administration and the project's opponents in Congress said the move would do little to halt work on it…

Russian Pipelaying Vessels En Route to Nord Stream 2 Work Site

Jan 22, 2021

Russian pipe-laying and other vessels are heading to Nord Stream 2 pipeline construction sites in the Baltic Sea, ship tracking data showed on Friday, amid U.S. pressure to scrap the project that aims to pump more Russian gas to Europe.Work on Nord Stream 2 pipeline…

Second Russian Pipe-layer Moves to Nord Stream 2 Gas Pipeline Site

Dec 11, 2020

A Russian pipe-laying vessel, Fortuna, has arrived at the construction site of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline in the Baltic Sea, Refinitiv Eikon data showed on Friday, with work on the project set to resume.There are also several procurement vessels near the site…

Russian Pipe-laying Vessel Stops near Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Site

Dec 07, 2020

Russian pipe-laying vessel Akademik Cherskiy stopped on Saturday near the construction site of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline in the Baltic Sea, Refinitiv Eikon data showed on Saturday.The consortium led by Gazprom building the 1,230 kilometers…

Sanctions on Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Included in Annual U.S. Defense Bill

Nov 12, 2020

Sanctions that could hinder one of Moscow's most important projects in Europe, the Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline, have been included in the annual U.S. defense policy bill, two congressional aides said on Wednesday.The sanctions in the…

Nord Stream 2 Pipelaying Vessel Nears Project Hub

Oct 26, 2020

Russian pipe-laying vessel Akademik Cherskiy, expected to be used to finish the Moscow-led Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, is heading towards the German project hub of Mukran, Refinitiv Eikon data showed on Monday.According to the ship tracking data…

Gazprom Vessel Sets Sail for Nord Stream 2 Base in Germany

Sep 17, 2020

A vessel of Russian gas giant Gazprom has departed for the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline's supply base in Germany, data showed on Wednesday, in a sign that Moscow is still determined to push on with the politically-charged project.Nord Stream 2…

Nord Stream 2 Seeks Updated Permit to Complete Pipeline in Danish Waters

Jun 17, 2020

The Nord Stream 2 has requested a permit allowing it to use pipe-laying vessels with anchors to complete the final roughly 120-kilometer stretch of pipeline in Danish waters, Denmark's energy agency (DEA) said on Tuesday.Work on the project…

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