Russian scientists have for the first time in 25 years will lay the platform for the study of permafrost Gydan peninsula in Yamalo-Nenets.

The Chinese company CNPC is in talks to participate in the construction of a second LNG plant "Novatek" Yamal - "Artik LNG."

Over the weekend in the Yamalo-Nenets autonomous district occurred 12 wildfires on an area of 246 hectares.

The Yamal region contains nearly 22 per cent of the global proven gas reserves and 70 per cent of all Russian crude reserves. Nearly 85 per cent of the natural gas production in Russia comes out from the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District.