On 13 December 2016, public hearings were held in the Administration of Mirninskiy District. The experts of RNG and Giprovostokneft JSC presented the project design documentation of bucket type water-intake facilities at the license area of the Eastern Blocks of Srednebotuobinskoe oil and gas condensate field. In addition to professional experts, the citizens of Botuobuyinskiy nasleg were also invited to take part in the discussion. The main issues raised related to ecology and future construction technologies. As a result, the hearings were considered valid, and the water-intake project was approved by the community.