The drilling crew is expected to break previous records in the coming months. The rig at Sakhalin, dubbed Yastrab (Shahin), with four 7,500-pound-square-meter mud pumps, 14,000 barrels of liquid mud and six reserves. The generator is the plant’s strongest rig. The rig uses two walls to withstand the cold and frequent earthquakes of the area in the Akhtask Sea. The 800-man team, mostly Russians, prepares each deployment area in advance. Mapped 3D seismic imaging to obtain visual models of rock conditions and oil storage positions.