On the basis of the geological and geophysical research in the Russian continental shelf, on the analysis of the resource base and the licensing activities – the regional stage of studying geological structure and oil and gas potential evaluation should be continued in the high-latitude regions of Western and Easten Arctic seas. The licensing process currently covers the entire Arctic. Today, the license areas issued by companies and their applications for licenses cover almost all prospective oil and gas offshore areas.

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