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 Federation. The contest was organized by the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation. The jury included heads of Russia’s leading…

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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 of the…

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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, 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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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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Vorkutaugol wis iteratioal evirometal award

December 10, 2018 AO Vorkutaugol, one of the largest coal mining companies in Russia and a subsidiary of PAO Severstal, has won a First Class Diploma in the “Ecology and Human Health” category of the EcoWorld international environmental award. Enterprises and representatives from the scientific communities of 16 countries participated in this year’s competition. Vorkutaugol…

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Alexey Miller moderates Presiding Committee Meeting of International Business Congress

Background The International Business Congress (IBC) is an international non-governmental and non-profit organization. The IBC has 122 members, including Gazprom, Deutsche Bank, ENGIE, N.V. Nederlandse Gasunie, J.P. Morgan Bank International, KPMG, Mitsubishi, Mizuho Bank, Siemens, Shell, Equinor, Schneider Electric, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Total, Uniper, Wintershall, Sakhalin Energy, Srbijagas, and others. The IBC’s supreme body is the General Meeting. The 52-member…

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For the third time ROSATOM became the leader of the National Procurement Transparency Rating

On the 6th of December the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Russia summed up annual research of the national procurement market as regards to transparency and law abiding guarantees. For the third time for the history of the National Procurement Transparency Rating ROSATOM was recognized as the leader in the section “Public Corporate Buyers”…

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ROSATOM reports power start-up of the world’s only floating nuclear power unit

MURMANSK, 6 December 2018 – Reactor unit No.1 of the world’s only floating power unit (FPU), Akademik Lomonosov, was turned on at 10% of its capacity. The FPU is now moored at the Atomflot site (a ROSATOM company) in Murmansk. Technicians completed all necessary preparatory operations and performed all required assessments before the procedure. ROSATOM…

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Gazprom and Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area sign Cooperation Agreement for 2019

Release December 5, 2018, 18:15 A working meeting between Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Dmitry Artyukhov, Governor of the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area (YaNAA), took place today at the Bovanenkovskoye field. The parties acknowledged the strategic and long-term nature of the cooperation between the Company and the region, highlighting the importance of Gazprom’s large-scale efforts for setting up a key gas production center…

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Bovanenkovskoye field’s final gas facility and Ukhta – Torzhok 2 gas pipeline brought into operation

Release December 5, 2018, 18:00 Today, an official ceremony was held at the Bovanenkovskoye field to celebrate the commissioning of the field’s third and final gas production facility and the Ukhta – Torzhok 2 gas trunkline. The ceremony was attended by Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, Dmitry Artyukhov, Governor of the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area, and heads of the Company’s relevant subdivisions, subsidiaries and contracting organizations. Vladimir Putin,…

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Russia and the Republic of Rwanda develop cooperation in the field of peaceful use of atomic energy

December 5, 2018 during an official visit of the Minister of Infrastructure of the Republic of Rwanda, Claver Gatete to Moscow, an Intergovernmental agreement on cooperation in the field of peaceful uses of atomic energy was signed between the two countries. ROSATOM Director General Aleksey Likhachev signed it on behalf of Russia and the Rwandan…

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ROSATOM took part in the IAEA Nuclear Science and Technology Conference

The first IAEA Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Science and Technology “Addressing Current and Emerging Development Challenges” was held November 28-30, 2018 in Vienna (Austria). The event was visited by about 1,100 delegates from 137 states and 15 international organizations. At the conference opening the key speakers were IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano, UNIDO Director General…

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ROSATOM completes longevity testing of modified nuclear fuel for NPPs in Finland and Hungary

OKB Gidropress research and experiment facility, a part of Rosatom engineering division Atomenergomash, has finished longevity testing of fuel assembly models with optimized hydro-uranium ratio for VVER-440 reactors. This new modification of second-generation nuclear fuel is developed for the Paks NPP in Hungary and Loviisa NPP in Finland within the contracts between TVEL Fuel Company…

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Supported by Rosneft, Doha hosts an exhibition of paintings of the Tretyakov Gallery “Russian Avant-Garde: Pioneers and Direct Descendants”

In the capital of Qatar, Doha, the grand opening of the exhibition of the State Tretyakov Gallery collection of paintings “Russian Avant-garde: Pioneers and Direct Descendants” was held. Rosneft Oil Company is the general partner of the event. The exhibition, organized together with Qatar Museums and coincided with Qatar Russia 2018 Year of Culture 2018,…

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Russia and Argentina signed a strategic document, envisaging improved cooperation in the peaceful use of nuclear energy

Buenos Aires, December 1st, 2018 – Russia and Argentina signed a Strategic document on the margins of the G20 summit, confirming their partnership in the peaceful use of nuclear energy.  Alexey Likhachev, Director General of ROSATOM, signed the document on Russia’s behalf; Javier Iguacel, Argentina’s Minister of Energy, signed it on Argentina’s behalf. Both the…

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