TPU launched the joint international Master’s Degree Programme «Nuclear Science and Technology» developed with the support of ROSATOM

Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU) launched the joint international Master’s Degree Programme «Nuclear Science and Technology» developed in cooperation with the Supreme Council of the Universities of Egypt with the support of ROSATOM.  This is the joint international English-language modular Master’s Degree Programme. The uniqueness of the programme lies in the possibility for students to receive…

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Vladimir Putin singed a law on ROSATOM’s powers in Northern Sea Route development

MOSCOW, December 28 – President of Russia Vladimir Putin signed a law defining powers of ROSATOM in development and functioning of the Northern Sea Route (NSR) and adjacent territories. The document is published on the official website of legal information. The document says the state-owned corporation has acquired rights to develop proposals on forming the…

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Alexey Miller and Mher Grigoryan, Armenia’s Acting Deputy Prime Minister, discuss cooperation issues

Background Gazprom Armenia, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gazprom, is focused on natural gas supplies to the Armenian market. In addition, the company transports, stores, distributes and sells natural gas, as well as upgrades and expands the gas transmission system and underground gas storage facilities in the Republic of Armenia. The contract between Gazprom Export and Gazprom Armenia for the supplies of up to 2.5 billion cubic meters of Russian gas per…

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Speech by Alexey Miller at conference call on occasion of New Year’s Eve

December 28, 2018 Dear colleagues, On behalf of the Management Committee and on my own behalf, let me wish you a merry Christmas and a happy New Year! It has been a very productive year. Our investment activity has reached its peak. All of our strategic projects have been going at a vigorous pace. The tasks set before the Company have been fully accomplished. In the Yamal Peninsula, we have brought onstream the…

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Photography Exhibition “Time of Arctic” Sponsored by Rosneft Opens in Moscow

Photography exhibition “Time of Arctic” has opened on Nikitsky Boulevard in Moscow. The photography exhibition has been organised by Rosneft Oil Company together with the non-governmental development institution “Innopraktika ”. The exhibition features unique shots from the environmental atlas “Kara Sea” (joint project of Rosneft and Innopraktika); from seasonal research expeditions by Rosneft (Kara-Winter and…

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The 1st power block of the Leningrad NPP – the lead one in the RMBK-1000 series – has been stopped following 45 years of safe operation

On December 21, at 11:30 PM, following 45 years of safe operation, the 1st power block of the Leningrad nuclear power plant (an affiliate of the Rosenergoatom Joint-Stock Company, the Electric Power division of ROSATOM) was fully stopped. This was the lead power block in the RBMK-1000 series and the first 1000 megawatt high-power reactor…

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Severstal leads steel peers i WWF Russia Top 10 compaies for evirometal trasparecy

December 21, 2018 PAO Severstal (“Severstal”; “the Company”), one of the world’s leading vertically integrated steel and steel-related mining companies, has been rated one of Russia’s Top 10 mining and steel companies for transparent reporting on the enviromental impact of its operations. The rating has been published by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) of Russia…

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First power unit of Grozny TPP comes onstream

Release December 19, 2018, 17:25 A commissioning ceremony for Power Unit No. 1 of the Grozny Thermal Power Plant (TPP) took place today in Grozny. Taking part in the event were Valery Golubev, Deputy Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, Alexander Matovnikov, Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy to the North Caucasus Federal District, Ramzan Kadyrov, Head of the Chechen Republic, Denis Fyodorov, Director General of Gazprom…

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Rosatom participates in 24th UN climate change conference in Poland

On December 13, 2018 in Katowice (Poland), within the framework of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24), a round table of the Russian Federation “Russian investments for development with low greenhouse gas emissions” was held.  Event attendees included Special Presidential Representative on Climate Issues Ruslan Edelgeriyev,…

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Sponsored by Rosneft, Gubkin University Launches Educational Course for Employees of Indian Oil and Gas Companies

The Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas has launched an educational course on “Production Intensification and Enhanced Oil Recovery” for employees of Indian oil and gas companies. The training was organized as part of the cooperation agreement in education and training between Rosneft and ONGC Videsh Ltd. as the coordinator of a group…

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Photojournalist from Gazprom Dobycha Yamburg wins national photo contest

News from projects and regions December 18, 2018, 14:30 On December 17, 2018, an award ceremony for the Energy of Modern Russia national photography contest took place at the Ministry of Energy in Moscow. The event was attended by Alexander Novak, Minister of Energy of the Russian Federa tion. The contest was organized by the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation. The jury included heads of Russia’s…

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Gazprom Transgaz Moscow takes part in charity event

Background Gazprom Transgaz Moscow is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gazprom that ensures natural gas supplies to consumers in 14 regions of European Russia and gas transit within and beyond the former Soviet Union. It operates over 21,000 kilometers of gas mains, transmitting more than 80 billion cubic meters of gas annually. The company has 25 branch offices, including 17 gas pipeline operation centers, 23 compressor stations, 278 gas compressors, 723 gas…

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Athletes from Gazprom Dobycha Yamburg win five prizes in snocross race

Background Gazprom Dobycha Yamburg is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gazprom. It operates in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area. The company is focused on gas and gas condensate production. Gazprom Dobycha Yamburg holds licenses for the development and production of hydrocarbons from the Yamburgskoye and Zapolyarnoye fields and is getting ready for commercial production at the Severo-Kamennomyssky, Kamennomysskoye-Sea, Obsky, Chugoryakhinsky, Tazovsko-Zapolyarny and Yuzhno-Parusovy subsurface areas, as well as the Parusovy,…

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Sponsored by Rosneft, Piero della Francesca Exhibition Hosts in Hermitage Museum

Sponsored by Rosneft Oil Company, the state Hermitage Museum hosts the exhibition “Piero della Francesca. Monarch of Painting” encompassing the masterpieces of one of the most prominent masters of the 15th century. The exhibition features 11 paintings of the artist and four manuscripts from art collections of Italy, Spain, Portugal and Britain. The exhibition provides…

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ROSATOM held workshop on public acceptance of nuclear energy in Mersin

On December 12, ROSATOM organized a workshop on public acceptance of nuclear energy. The event took place in Mersin Museum of Archeology. The workshop welcomed a wide audience of teachers, students, representatives of high educational and environmental institutions, and NGOs. The workshop included presentations given by representatives of ROSATOM enterprises, such as regional center in…

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The Turkish Atomic Energy Authority (TAEK) issued Limited Work Permit for the construction of Unit 2 of Akkuyu NPP

The Turkish Atomic Energy Authority (TAEK) has provided Akkuyu NPP, that implements the first nuclear power plant project in Turkey, with a Limited Work Permit for the construction of Unit 2 of Akkuyu NPP The issuance of the Limited Work Permit (LWP) resulted from thorough review and assessment by TAEK of the package of documents…

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Gazprom and Itochu sign Memorandum of Understanding on Baltic LNG project

Release December 13, 2018, 17:20 A working meeting between Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Yoshihisa Suzuki, President and Chief Operating Officer of Itochu Corporation, took place in St. Petersburg today . In the course of the meeting, Gazprom and Itochu Corporation signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the Baltic LNG project. With this document, the parties confirmed their interest in potential cooperation in the framework…

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ROSATOM became a leader of RSPP Sustainable Development Indexes rating

ROSATOM again has become a leader of RSPP (Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs) Sustainable Development Indexes rating. These indexes evaluate achievements of companies in sustainable development, corporate social responsibility and reporting. They were provided on December 11 at the expanded sitting of the RSPP Committee on Corporate Social Responsibility and Demographic Policy “Company’s Business…

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ROSATOM Launches Batch Production of MOX Fuel for Fast Neutron Reactor

The first serial batch of nuclear fuel assemblies for BN-800 fast neutron reactor with mixed uranium-and-plutonium MOX fuel has successfully passed acceptance commissioning. The fuel pellets are manufactured from a mixture of oxides of depleted uranium accumulated at facilities of TVEL Fuel Company of ROSATOM, and oxides of plutonium extracted during reprocessing of spent nuclear…

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Severstal lauches Techopark to promote cooperatio betwee iovative compaies

December 13, 2018 PAO Severstal, one of the world’s largest vertically integrated steel and mining companies, announces the launch of Severstal Technopark, a facility to enable innovative companies to cooperate and implement and commercialize joint products and technologies. The Technopark’s infrastructure includes a production centre, featuring technically advanced equipment to create new product prototypes. The…

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Severstal, RUSNANO ad Widar Reovables opeed Russia’s first productio of wid turbie towers

December 13, 2018 PAO Severstal (“Severstal”; “the Company”), one of the world’s leading vertically integrated steel and steel-related mining companies, RUSNANO MC and Windar Renovables S.L. have opened the production steel towers for wind-driven power plants. A solemn opening ceremony of the LLC WRS Towers, a joint venture of Severstal, Windar Renovables S.L. and RUSNANO for…

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