Private organizations have gained access to the establishment of offshore fields of the Crimea because of the special status of the region, said 1st Deputy Minister of natural resources and ecology of Russia Denis Khramov in the sidelines of the meeting of the state Commission on development of the Arctic.
data about it reports news Agency.
On 3 September the head of the Ministry of natural resources and environment Sergei Donskoi said that the Ministry of natural resources has developed a draft law on the rules of holding auctions on geological prospecting on the shelf of the Crimea. Add that on September 1 the Cabinet of Ministers of Russia took a decision to refuse the right to subsoil at threat to state security. According to the new rules, for example, holders of Ukrainian licenses have the the opportunity to lose the right to use the subsoil in the Black and Azov seas. The Ministry of environment in March 2014 stated that the subsoil on the continental shelf of Crimea as a subject of the Russian Federation have the opportunity to receive the Federal status, implying limits for development by foreign companies. The Parliament of Crimea, whose residents in a referendum on March 16, 2014 voted for the accession of the Republic to Russia, on a subsequent day adopted an opinion on the transition located within the Republic state property of Ukraine, including the subsoil, the property of the Crimea. In addition, the Crimean authorities have invited Russian organizations to produce oil and gas. On the shelf of the Black sea works Company "Chernomorneftegaz" that were included before in the Ukrainian state holding " Naftogaz ".