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Four dead, 49 missing as Russian oil rig overturns off Sakhalin

At least four people have died and 49 are still missing after an oil rig overturned in the Sea of Okhotsk in the Russian Far East, the regional emergencies service reported on Sunday.

The Kolskaya drilling rig with 67 people aboard was being towed in a severe storm, when it overturned and sank some 200 km (125 miles) off Russia’s Sakhalin Island early on Sunday.

Fourteen people have been rescued, the emergencies service said.

Russia’s Transport Ministry told Prime news agency that “of the 67 people aboard the Kolskaya rig, 53 are crewmembers and 14 are workers and support staff.” read more

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Sakhalin II operator begins oil exports via new terminal

YUZHNO-SAKHALINSK, December 12 (RIA Novosti) - Sakhalin Energy launched year-round oil export deliveries on Friday via a new oil terminal as part of the Sakhalin II oil and gas project off Russia's Pacific Coast, the company said in a statement.

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Similarities between Shell’s activities on Sakhalin Island and its current strategies in the Alaskan Arctic

POSTING ON “SHELL LIVE CHAT” BY Ex-Shell/SE staff: 11 December 2008

A quote from the blog at www.pacificenvironment.org/blog/ “We are struck time and time again by similarities between Shell’s activities on Sakhalin Island and the company’s current strategies in the Alaskan Arctic. Shell could easily write a textbook on how to break promises, give and take bribes, buy off scientists, employ divide and conquer tactics with local opposition, and emasculate environmental assessment processes.” read more

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