Terminal SMLOP(276 km from the north of the arctic circle)
Here the dictator Vagit Alekperox rules the presidency of Lukoil, Russia’s largest private oil company SMLOP is a oil loading terminal in the Pechora sea, a reason within the Barents sea. The tankers were built in south Korean shipyard and the ice breaking technology from from Finnish model.
It stands in water, 22 kilometer of the north coast of Russia the pipes convey oil from the ocean floors into the hold of a terminal from here it is pumped into one of the three ice-class tankers that are always docked at the platform. the vessels usually transport the cargo to Russia’s largest Arctic port, MURMANSK, from where it is transferred further. Commander Sergei Pankov is all administration for the “engineering ingenuity of the Russia”. and is commanded in the SMLOP Terminal. The platform has been outcast everywhere in T.V . it even hit the Guinness book of world records as the ‘Northernmost continually operating oil terminal in the world”.
This platform has the capacity to load 12 million tonnes of oil a year into tankers. Unfortunately in year 2011, the figure was not even 4 million. However, Pankov keeps his helmet on and says ‘Adversity @ poor profits do not effect the dignity of hiss position’.