Alexey Miller and Vietnamese Politburo Member Nguyen Van Binh discuss further bilateral cooperation

Background The St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2019 is being held at the EXPOFORUM Convention and Exhibition Centre from June 6 to 8. This year’s key topic is Creating a Sustainable Development Agenda. Gazprom is represented in Vietnam by Gazprom International B.V., a specialized company focused on the implementation of power generation and LNG projects outside Russia. Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (Petrovietnam) is engaged in hydrocarbon exploration, production,…

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Gas processing and chemical cluster near Ust-Luga presented at St. Petersburg International Economic Forum

Release June 7, 2019, 20:30 The project for a large-scale industrial cluster to be created in the northwest of Russia in 2019–2024 was presented today at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2019. The event was attended by Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, Konstantin Makhov, Chief Executive Officer of RusGazDobycha, Kirill Seleznev, Director General of RusKhimAlyans, Andrey Ivanov, Deputy Minister of Finance of the Russian Federation,…

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Andrey Guryev – ‘Russia Has a Unique Chance to Provide the Planet With Environmentally Friendly Food’

St Petersburg – PhosAgro CEO Andrey Guryev took part in a panel session called “Responsible Development vs. Sustainable Consumption: Nature and Technology” at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum.  The discussion was moderated by Andrey Fursenko, aide to the President of the Russian Federation. Panel participants included Irina Bokova, Chairperson of the PhosAgro Committee on…

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PhosAgro Board of Directors Chairman Xavier Rolet Takes Part in SPIEF Panel Session “Is Modern Business Capable of Implementing Successful Long-Term Strategies?”

St Petersburg – PhosAgro Board of Directors Chairman Xavier Rolet took part in the St Petersburg International Economic Forum (“SPIEF”) panel session ‘Is Modern Business Capable of Implementing Successful Long-Term Strategies?’ organised by PwC. Last year PhosAgro set new records for mining and production output volumes, and the company achieved its goals under its long-term…

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Dozens Protest Russian Investigative Reporter’s Arrest in Moscow

At least 100 people gathered in central Moscow Friday evening to hold single pickets against the arrest of investigative journalist Ivan Golunov. Golunov, an investigative reporter for the Meduza news website, was detained Thursday afternoon on drug trafficking charges which his colleagues say were “persecution” for his reports. Russia’s independent trade union of journalists on Friday…

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Gazprom and Siemens discuss prospects of creating joint venture in Russia

Background The St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2019 is being held at the EXPOFORUM Convention and Exhibition Centre from June 6 to 8. This year’s key topic is Creating a Sustainable Development Agenda. Siemens AG is a leading manufacturer of electronics and electric tools. The company entered the Russian market in  1853. Gazprom Energoholding, a vertically integrated holding company (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gazprom), manages the production companies…

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Service contract for Grozny TPP’s gas turbines signed with Russian company

Release June 7, 2019, 15:40 Denis Fyodorov, Director General of Gazprom Energoholding, and Sergey Milto, Director General of TER-Servis, today signed at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2019 a contract for the long-term service maintenance of Siemens-made gas turbines and generators at the Grozny Thermal Power Plant (TPP ). The signing ceremony took place in the presence of Alexey Miller, Chairman of the…

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Gazprom planning to build power plant in Serbian city of Kragujevac

Background In June 2018, the Gazprom Board of Directors approved the Company’s power generation strategy for 2018–2027. The document provides for, among other things, the diversification of Gazprom’s power business by entering promising foreign markets. At present, the Gazprom Energoholding Group, together with NIS a.d. Novi Sad (Gazprom Neft Group), is implementing a project for the construction of a combined cycle thermal power plant…

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Russian Military Seeks Upper Hand With ‘Genetic Passport’ for Soldiers, Top Scientist Says

Russian soldiers of the future will be assigned service in specific military branches based on their hereditary predispositions detailed in so-called “genetic passports,” the country’s chief scientist has said. President Vladimir Putin decreed in March for all Russians to be assigned “genetic passports” by 2025 under the national chemical and biological security strategy. Scientists speculated…

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Gazprom and Severstal update Scientific and Technical Cooperation Program

Release June 7, 2019, 15:30 Oleg Aksyutin, Deputy Chairman of the Management Committee, Head of Department at Gazprom, and Petr Mishnev, Technical Development & Quality Director of Severstal Management, today signed at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2019 an updated Scientific and Technical Cooperation Progra m. The ceremony took place in the presence of Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee. The…

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RusKhimAlyans and Government of Leningrad Region sign Agreement on social and economic cooperation

Release June 7, 2019, 15:25 Kirill Seleznev, Director General of RusKhimAlyans, and Alexander Drozdenko, Governor of the Leningrad Region, today signed at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2019 an Agreement on social and economic cooperation . The signing ceremony took place in the presence of Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Konstantin Makhov, Chief Executive Officer of RusGazDobycha. In line with…

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Gazprom to continue promoting sailing in St. Petersburg

Release June 7, 2019, 15:20 Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, Alexander Beglov, Acting Governor of St. Petersburg, and Vladimir Lyubomirov, President of the regional sports public organization St. Petersburg Yacht Club, today signed at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2019 a Cooperation Agreement in the area of physical education and sp orts. The Agreement was made due to the expiration of a similar…

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Gazprom planning to build office complex in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

Background The St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2019 is being held at the EXPOFORUM Convention and Exhibition Centre from June 6 to 8. This year’s key topic is Creating a Sustainable Development Agenda. Cooperation between Gazprom and the Sakhalin Region is strategic. Within the state-run Eastern Gas Program, the Company is developing a major gas production center on the shelf of Sakhalin Island. In particular, commercial development…

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Roadmap signed to expand use by Gazprom of products manufactured by Penza Region’s companies

Release June 7, 2019, 15:10 Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Ivan Belozertsev, Governor of the Penza Region, today signed at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2019 a Roadmap to expand the use of hi-tech products, including import-substituting ones, manufactured by the Penza Region’s companies in the interests of Gaz prom. The document covers the period up to 2021. The Roadmap will…

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Agreements signed for increased use of natural gas in vehicles

Release June 7, 2019, 15:05 A series of agreements on the wider use of natural gas as a vehicle fuel was signed today at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 20 19. Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Rustam Minnikhanov, President of the Republic of Tatarstan, signed an Agreement on the implementation of two investment projects in the region, namely the construction of a liquefied natural gas (LNG)…

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Gazprom broadening cooperation with domestic manufacturers of high-tech equipment

Release June 7, 2019, 15:00 A number of agreements relating to the manufacturing of cutting-edge high-technology equipment for Gazprom were signed today at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2019 . Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Sergey Chemezov, Director General of the state-owned Rostec Corporation, signed a Cooperation Agreement. The document identifies the priority areas of interaction between the parties.…

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Metrology, standardization and certification agreements signed

Release June 7, 2019, 14:50 A number of cooperation agreements in the area of metrology, standardization and certification were signed today at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2019 . Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Denis Manturov, Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, signed a Roadmap to introduce a Special National Primary Standard for the storage, reproduction and transfer…

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Gazprom and VNG sign General Terms of Gas Supply

Release June 7, 2019, 14:45 Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Ulf Heitmueller, Chairman of the Executive Board of VNG, today signed at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2019 the General Terms of Gas Supply to VNG Handel & Vertrieb (a subsidiary of  VNG). According to the document, Gazprom will supply up to 3.5 billion cubic meters of gas per year to VNG Handel…

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Gazprom and OMV set price for asset sale deal

Release June 7, 2019, 14:40 Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Rainer Seele, Chairman of the Executive Board of OMV, today signed at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2019 the Contract on the amendments to the Basic Agreement on Asset S ale. The signing ceremony took place in the presence of Alexander Novak, Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation, and Elisabeth Udolf-Strobl,…

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Gazprom and OMV expanding cooperation

Release June 7, 2019, 14:35 A working meeting between Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Elisabeth Udolf-Strobl, Minister for Digital and Economic Affairs of Austria, took place today at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2019 . The meeting participants discussed relevant issues related to cooperation. The parties noted the continued and active growth in the Austrian imports of Russian…

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Gazprom and CNPC discuss ongoing preparations for gas supplies to China via Power of Siberia

Background The St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2019 is being held at the EXPOFORUM Convention and Exhibition Centre from June 6 to 8. This year’s key topic is Creating a Sustainable Development Agenda. Gazprom’s main partner in China is CNPC, a state-owned oil and gas com pany. On May 21, 2014, Gazprom and CNPC signed the 30-year Sales and Purchase Agreement for Russian gas to be supplied via the…

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ROSATOM Director General Alexey Likhachev challenges world leaders to implement human-centred skills solutions

St. Petersburg, 7th June 2019 – ROSATOM Director General Alexey Likhachev has issued an invitation to world leaders from politics, business and education to join a debate to urgently implement human-centred solutions that can help solve the widening global skills gap and worsening talent shortage. Around 6% of the world’s GDP has been lost due…

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Moscow Sizzles in Record Temperatures

Sweltering summer temperatures came to Moscow this week, with the thermometer reaching a record high of 30 degrees Celsius on Thursday.

Muscovites flocked to the city’s parks and fountains in search of any respite they could find.

Here’s a look at Russia’s capital during a heat wave:

PhosAgro CEO Andrey Guryev Participates in RDIF and Russia 24 Teledebate “Investments Into Russia’s Future: How to Make National Projects Attractive to Investors” at SPIEF

St Petersburg – PhosAgro CEO Andrey Guryev participated in a teledebate entitled “Investments into Russia’s future: how to make national projects attractive to investors” that was organised by the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) and the Russia 24 TV channel at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum (“SPIEF”).  During the debate, RDIF CEO Kirill Dmitriev…

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PhosAgro CEO Andrey Guryev Takes Part in Panel Session ‘A Recipe for Global Competitiveness for Russian Industry’ at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum

St. Petersburg – PhosAgro CEO Andrey Guryev took part in a panel session titled ‘A Recipe for Global Competitiveness for Russian Industry’ at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum (“SPIEF”). The debates were focused on successful cases of Russian companies in export markets and the mechanisms through which the state can support exports. Deputy Prime…

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TVEL Fuel Company of ROSATOM and Hermith GmbH establish a joint venture for titanium production

During the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, TVEL Fuel Company of ROSATOM and Hermith GmbH (Germany), a major European titanium supplier, have concluded an agreement aimed at establishing a joint venture for production of titanium alloys. The document has been signed by President of TVEL JSC Natalia Nikipelova and Director General of Hermith GmbH Alexey…

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PhosAgro and Infotech Baltika Sign Memorandum on Cooperation Concerning Fertilizer Transhipment at a Terminal Being Built in the Port of Murmansk

St. Petersburg – At the St Petersburg International Economic Forum, PhosAgro signed a memorandum of cooperation with Infotech Baltika concerning the construction of a specialised marine terminal for the transhipment of mineral fertilizers and apatite concentrate at the seaport of Murmansk. The document was signed by PhosAgro’s CEO, Andrey Guryev, and Infotech Baltika’s CEO, Alexander…

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Russian Disinformation on YouTube Draws Ads, Lacks Warning Labels, Researchers Say

Fourteen Russia-backed YouTube channels spreading disinformation have been generating billions of views and millions of dollars in advertising revenue, according to researchers, and had not been labeled as state-sponsored, contrary to the world’s most popular streaming service’s policy. The channels, including news outlets NTV and Russia-24, carried false reports ranging from a U.S. politician covering…

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