Kara Sea


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Kara Sea

A section of the Arctic Ocean between Novaya Zemlya and the Siberian mainland. Icebound much of the year, it is connected with the Barents Sea by Kara Strait.

Kara Sea

(ˈkɑːrə)
n
(Placename) a shallow arm of the Arctic Ocean off the N coast of Russia: ice-free for about three months of the year

Ka′ra Sea′

(ˈkɑr ə)
n.
an arm of the Arctic Ocean between Novaya Zemlya and the N Russian Federation.
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Noun1.Kara Sea - part of the Arctic Ocean to the north of Siberia and to the east of the Barents Sea; icebound most of the year
Arctic Ocean - ice covered waters surrounding the North Pole; mostly covered with solid ice or with ice floes and icebergs
Bay of Ob, Gulf of Ob - an inlet of the Kara Sea in western Siberia
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The CHL and AOD time series for the Kara Sea (68[degrees]-81[degrees]N, 56[degrees]-100[degrees]E) and the adjacent but relatively less ice-covered Barents Sea (68[degrees]-81[degrees]N, 17[degrees]-56[degrees]E) are shown in Fig.
That deal about the offshore Arctic Kara Sea oil field would have reportedly been worth $500 billion.
They feared they would be trapped inside the base on the remote Troynoy island for six more weeks until winter ice forming in the Kara Sea off Russia would let the hungry bears hunt further afield for food.
As part of its plan to raise it output to 2m b/doe by 2020, GazpromNeft has developed one of its offshore Arctic southern Kara Sea blocks rich in oil as well as non-associated gas, where in late 2013 it began producing 6,000 b/d of tight crude oil which is light and sweet and is planned to exceed 140,000 b/d by 2020.
Preparation was under-way for full-scale exploration in the blocks of the Laptev Sea, East Siberia Sea, Chukchee Sea, Kara Sea, Barents Sea and the Black Sea.
Because of the latest Western sanctions against Moscow over the Ukrainian crisis since Putin's March 2014 annexation of Crimea, however, these areas including one explored in the Kara Sea by ExxonMobil and other non-conventional prospects explored by BP or other Western majors, had to bear penalties from the US Commerce Department.
Anglo-Dutch oil group Shell abandoned its test drills in Alaska last September and Russia's Rosneft has put its own project in the Kara Sea on hold due to the plunging oil price, but Russian Gazprom Neft and Lukoil continue to drill in Russia's Arctic regions.
MOSKOVA (CyHAN)- A military unit will be stationed in the Russian Arctic village of Anderma on the Kara Sea by 2020, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Army General Dmitry Bulgakov said Friday.
Rosneft, in cooperation with Exxon, drilled the Pobeda well in the Kara Sea in 2014.
The collapse in oil prices together with economic sanctions which bar Russian access to western capital markets and technology are taking a toll on Russia's energy projects and have affected Arctic projects and expanding pipeline networks to the Chukchi Sea, Laptev Sea and Kara Sea oil and gas fields.
In conjunction, NADL has contracted to drill the first two wells in the Kara Sea as part of Rosneft and Exxon's joint venture during 2014 and 2015.