Environment and safety

With natural gas becoming a more widely used fuel the emission of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere would decline, thus helping to fight global climate change.

  • BTU (British thermal unit) is the amount of energy needed to heat 1 pound of water 1 °F.
  • Source: Energy Information Administration
  • Pounds per billion BTU
    of consumed energy

Shtokman is fully committed to preserving the regional and Barents Sea environment. The project will be built with proven and environmentally sound technology. It is planned with profound awareness of environmental issues and conditions of the Barents Sea. Shtokman’s ambitious safety concept will set new standards for project safety.

  • Shtokman Development AG has initiated and financed a vast number of studies of the ecosystem in the Barents Sea as well as possible interlinks with human health and welfare. All of the results have been incorporated by Shtokman Development AG into project planning.
  • Based on a thorough dialog with the authorities and public in the region, Shtokman Development AG is completing a comprehensive Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Environmental, Social, and Health Impact Assessment (ESHIA), in accordance with international and national regulations.
  • The key to project safety is the implementation of high technical safety standards.
  • The shareholders of Shtokman Development AG are major energy companies with vast experience in building and operating offshore projects, and they impose their high safety standards on Shtokman Project.