Latest Sakhalin-I Stories

2008-07-10 00:00:24

MOSCOW. July 9 (Interfax) - Twelve international environmental organizations have asked Exxon Mobil, a U.S. company which operates the Sakhalin-1 project, to change the route of a pipeline that is being built under the project, Worldwide Fauna (WWF) said in a press release. The company is planning to build the oil pipeline through the Piltun Bay, which is part of a marine reserve being set up for the gray whale. The leading environmentalists warned the oil company that the possible death...

2008-07-10 00:00:15

MOSCOW. July 9 (Interfax) - Twelve Russian and international environmental organizations have called for rerouting the Sakhalin- 1 oil pipeline in order to remove the danger it poses to the population of gray whales. "In a letter sent to Rex Tillerson, chief executive of Exxon [the operator of Sakhalin-1 project], environmental organizations including WWF, Greenpeace, Sakhalin Environmental Watch and others call for altering the route of the Sakhalin-1 oil pipeline to remove the danger to...

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