A new half-plunge drilling rig "Northern Lights" arrived at the Kholmsk port. This setting was built by the order of "Gazflot", the subsidiary company of "Gazprom", for the construction of exploratory and development boreholes in severe climatic conditions. This huge project was realised in record time with the Vyborg
shipbuilding factory and the company Samsung. The drilling rig "Northern Lights" is considered to be the most modern and the largest in the world among rigs of its class, it is equipped with high-tech drilling, geophysical, navigation and electric equipment from leading Russian and foreign companies.