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Teriberka, residing on the edge and on the cusp.

Preliminary fieldwork in Norway and Russia — Oslo, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Murmansk, Arkhangelsk, and in the village of Teriberka, where plans are underway to transform the town into a modern delivery station for the off-shore Shtokman natural gas field.

We traveled to Murmansk to attend the Norwegian–Russian Arctic Offshore Workshop sponsored by Research Council of Norway and Russian Academy of Sciences. The conference theme was Optimal Management of Petroleum Resources, titled PETROMAKS. The co-leaders: Dr. Siri Helle Friedemann of Research Council of Norway and Dr. Vladimir Pavlenko of Russian Academy of Sciences. Teriberka aims to be a modern off-loading site for the proposed Shtokman gas field.


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