Despite the desperate cries of the "Greenpeace" that Russia's activities in the Arctic bear irreparable harm to the environment, the Arctic inhabitants themselves apparently have no cause for concern.
The Russian oil platform Prirazlomnaya in the Arctic was surrounded by thousands of seals. The video recording, made by the traveler Sergey Share, appeared onYouTube. On the shots you can see that there are a lot of animals around the drilling rig.
"Yes, a zero discharge (this is even when you can not even drunk tea overboard, all the wastes are taken to the mainland or pumped into the reservoir), yes, the fish-protection devices and the bird protection system, yes, complete protection from oil leaks - I was told about all this, Showed. But that's not why thousands of living creatures come to this machine, "- the author of the video comments in hisблоге.
According to him, the seals and seals are "very lazy and do not want to leave the ship". He also noted that he had never seen such a thing before.
The offshore ice-resistant fixed platform Prirazlomnaya is located in the Pechora Sea in 55 kilometers from the Varandey settlement of the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District. It is designed for offshore oil development at the Prirazlomnoye field. Belongs to the company Gazprom Neft, has been operating since the end of 2013.