TVEL Fuel Company of ROSATOM manufactures trial nuclear fuel assembly for the first land-based SMR plant

Elemash Machine-building plant, a fabrication facility of ROSATOM’s TVEL Fuel Company in Moscow region, has manufactured an experimental nuclear fuel assembly for the RITM-200N reactor, which will be installed at the world’s first land-based small modular reactor nuclear power plant (SMR NPP) in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia). Construction of the nuclear power plant will…

Severstal becomes first Russia compay to joi ResposibleSteel

October 21, 2021 PAO Severstal, one of the world’s leading vertically integrated steel and steel-related mining companies, has become the first company in Russia to join ResponsibleSteel, the first global multi-stakeholder standard and certification initiative with a mission to maximise steel’s contributions to a sustainable society. As a member of ResponsibleSteel, Severstal will collaborate with…

Gazprom Board of Directors approves revised investment program and budget for 2021

October 19, 2021, 19:35 Gazprom’s overall amount of investments for 2021: RUB 1.185 trillion. Gazprom’s borrowings for 2021: RUB 508.866 billion. The Gazprom Board of Directors endorsed the revised investment program and budget (financial plan) for 2021. As per the revised investment program for 2021, the overall amount of investments will stand at RUB 1,185.258 billion, which is RUB 282.845 billion more than was envisaged…

Since early 2021, conditions for connecting consumers to gas in 167 rural communities – which is more than in all of last year – created by Gazprom

Background In 2020, Gazprom and 67 Russian regions signed gas supply and gas infrastructure expansion programs for a new five-year period, i.e. for 2021–2025. The amount of financing channeled by Gazprom is 2.9 times higher than that in 2016–2020. Over two-thirds of the investments will be provided to rural areas. As per the list of instructions of Vladimir Putin, President of the Russian Federation, dated May 31, 2020, gas…

Gas production and supplies: results for 9.5 months

October 18, 2021, 13:10 According to preliminary data, Gazprom produced 399.4 billion cubic meters of gas in the first 9.5 months of 2021, which is 16.6 per cent (or 56.7 billion cubic meters) more than in the same period of last year. Gazprom ramped up its domestic supplies from the gas transmission system by 16.6 per cent (or by 26.1 billion cubic meters) over said period of 2021. The Company…

ROSATOM has presented the interactive “NPP Designer” at the Belarusian Energy and Environmental Forum

The Engineering Division of ROSATOM has participated in the ХXV-th  anniversary Belarusian Energy and Environmental Forum Energy Expo 2021 that was held in Minsk from the 12th to the 15th of October. Within the framework of the Forum, seminars, conferences, round tables and exhibitions devoted to energy, energy saving, ecology, water and air technologies were…

Severstal secures supply cotract with Hyperloop Trasportatio Techologies Ic. to provide steel for first commercial prototype of a hyperloop trasport system

October 14, 2021 PAO Severstal, one of the world’s largest vertically integrated steel and mining companies, and Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, Inc. (HyperloopTT), the leading developer of next generation sustainable high-speed transportation has secured a contract to supply steel for the construction of its first commercial prototype of the hyperloop transportation system. HyperloopTT is an innovative…

Gazprom and Russian Government sign agreement of intent on hydrogen energy

October 13, 2021, 17:10 Alexander Novak, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, and Oleg Aksyutin, Deputy Chairman of the Management Committee – Head of Department at Gazprom, today signed at Russian Energy Week International Forum 2021 an Agreement of Intent aimed at advancing the hi-tech area of activity “Development of hydrogen energy and decarbonization of industry and transport on the basis of natural gas” in the Russian Federation. The Agreement…

The Second Stage of the International “BIM Management” Educational Project Has Been Launched in Nizhny Novgorod

The second stage of the international “BIM Management” educational project (information / digital modelling) has been launched in Nizhny Novgorod. The project is implemented by the ROSATOM Engineering Division, in collaboration with Vysotsky Consulting Company, the Nizhny Novgorod State Civil Engineering University (NNGASU), Altec Systems and the Nizhny Novgorod “Russian Students’ Team” Regional Division supported…

Rusatom Overseas and Gazprom Neft commit to cooperate in hydrogen energy and decarbonization projects

Rusatom Overseas (a part of the ROSTATOM) and Gazprom Neft have signed an agreement on cooperation in hydrogen energy and reducing carbon dioxide emissions. The document was signed by Evgeny Pakermanov, President of Rusatom Overseas, and Vadim Yakovlev, Deputy Chairman of the Management Board, Gazprom Neft, in the framework of the 10th Anniversary St Petersburg…

Gazprom and International Gas Union note role of natural gas in solving long-term economic challenges

October 7, 2021, 18:45 A working meeting between Elena Burmistrova, Deputy Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, Director General of Gazprom Export, and Joe M. Kang, President of the International Gas Union (IGU), took place today at St. Petersburg International Gas Forum 2021. The parties expressed appreciation for the long-term cooperation between Gazprom and the IGU. In particular, the discussion touched upon the…

Gazprom makes arrangements for further development of NGV infrastructure in four Russian regions

October 7, 2021, 18:15 A number of documents for developing the Russian NGV market were signed today at St. Petersburg International Gas Forum 2021. Gazprom Gazomotornoye Toplivo signed agreements on the wider use of natural gas as a vehicle fuel with the governments of three Russian regions: the Republics of Tatarstan and Mordovia and the Kaliningrad Region. The documents were signed in furtherance of previously existing agreements. The…

Documents signed to develop sci-tech cooperation and standardization

October 7, 2021, 16:05 A number of documents relating to the development of scientific & technical cooperation and standardization were signed today at St. Petersburg International Gas Forum 2021. Gazprom and TMK signed a scientific and technical cooperation program for another five-year period spanning from 2021 to 2025. TMK will place its core focus on mastering the manufacture of new types of high-tech pipe products,…

Contractual documents signed to implement project for Gas Processing Complex near Ust-Luga

October 7, 2021, 16:00 A number of contractual documents relating to the implementation of the construction project for the Gas Processing Complex near Ust-Luga (GPC of CPECG, forms part of the Complex for processing ethane-containing gas (CPECG)) were signed today at St. Petersburg International Gas Forum 2021. A license agreement was signed, ensuring the provision of rights for the use of the natural gas liquefaction technology by Gazprom…

Documents signed for NGV market development and natural gas processing & liquefaction

October 7, 2021, 15:55 A number of documents were signed today at St. Petersburg International Gas Forum 2021 to advance activities in the areas of natural gas processing & liquefaction, as well as NGV market development. Gazprom and Caspian Innovation Company (CIC) signed a long-term contract for supplies of ethane fraction and liquid hydrocarbons (LPG). The document stipulates the basic terms of supply of valuable components that will…

Gazprom and Irkutsk Oil Company to elaborate project for lithium production from Kovyktinskoye field

October 7, 2021, 15:50 Gazprom and Irkutsk Oil Company (INK) signed a Memorandum of Intent today at St. Petersburg International Gas Forum 2021. According to the document, the parties are interested in starting a joint project for the production and processing of formation brines (saline groundwaters) from the Kovyktinskoye field of Gazprom in order to obtain lithium compounds and other valuable components. The groundwaters of the Kovyktinskoye field contain…

Gazprom further expanding cooperation with Russian hi-tech industrial enterprises

October 7, 2021, 15:45 A number of documents were signed today at St. Petersburg International Gas Forum 2021 to advance cooperation between Gazprom and Russian industrial enterprises. Gazprom, the Rostec State Corporation, and the Republic of Bashkortostan signed an Agreement of Intent. According to the document, UEC-UMPO (part of the Rostec State Corporation) is going to create a production and technological complex (PTC) for the repair and…

Gazprom launches gas filling stations in five Russian regions

October 7, 2021, 12:50 The commissioning ceremony for six compressed natural gas (CNG) filling stations of Gazprom located in Maikop (Republic of Adygea), Karamaskaly (Republic of Bashkortostan), Akhtubinsk and Seitovka (Astrakhan Region), Kemerovo (Kemerovo Region), and Millerovo (Rostov Region) was held today at St. Petersburg International Gas Forum 2021. Taking part in the event were Viktor Zubkov, Chairman of the Gazprom Board of Directors, Vitaly…

ROSATOM launches the first expedition of its kind to study Northern Sea Route ecology

October 5 marked the start of a comprehensive, ecological expedition to study the western part of the Northern Sea Route (NSR); the expedition is overseen by Moscow State University’s Marine Research Centre. Commissioned by ROSATOM, the study will take place aboard the research vessel “Aleksey Maryshev,” which was provided by ROSATOM-subsidiary, The Hydrographic Enterprise. The…

ROSATOM’s Sustainable Development Report posted on the website of the UN Global Compact Network for the first time

The ROSATOM’s first Sustainable Development Report for 2020 was first posted on the website of the UN Global Compact Network October 1, 2021. The report is qualified rated at level “Active”. Head of Sustainable Development Department of ROSATOM Polina Lion commented: “The adherence to the sustainable development principles requires the company’ fundamentally new level of…

Supplies of Russian gas to Hungary and Croatia via new route commence

October 1, 2021, 17:00 Today, Hungary and Croatia started receiving Russian natural gas via a new route: the gas is supplied by the TurkStream gas pipeline and further across the national gas transmission systems of Bulgaria, Serbia, and Hungary. Supplies via this route were made possible thanks to a new gas trunkline built in Hungary by FGSZ Ltd., as well as the completion of expansion of the national gas transmission…

ROSATOM presented the latest projects in the field of nuclear technologies at the European Conference on Research Reactors

Representatives of ROSATOM spoke about advanced projects and solutions in the field of nuclear technologies at the European Conference on Research Reactors (RRFM), which was held from September 24 to 30, 2021 in a hybrid format. The event, organized by the European Nuclear Society, brought together more than 170 experts from 18 countries representing government…

Gazprom ramping up gas production

Message to the Media October 1, 2021, 12:50 According to preliminary data, Gazprom produced 378.1 billion cubic meters of gas in January–September of 2021, which is 17.3 per cent (or 55.7 billion cubic meters) more than in the same period of last year. Gazprom ramped up its domestic supplies from the gas transmission system by 15.9 per cent (or by 23.9 billion cubic meters) over said period of 2021. The Company…

25-year anniversary of Russian gas supplies to Greece

September 30, 2021, 19:10 Twenty-five years ago, in September 1996, the first pipeline supplies of Russian gas to Greece commenced. Over the past quarter of a century, Gazprom has exported upwards of 54 billion cubic meters of gas to this country. The annual amount of supplies has grown by more than 15 times. All these years, the cooperation has relied on a long-term contract with the Greek corporation DEPA.…

ROSATOM, KAMAZ, Far East and Arctic Development Corporation and Sakhalin Region Development Corporation Join Forces to Develop Environmentally Safe Transport on Sakhalin Island

September 29, 2021, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia – Rusatom Overseas JSC (a company of ROSATOM), KAMAZ PTC, Far East and Arctic Development Corporation JSC and Sakhalin Region Development Corporation JSC have signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in the development and application of hydrogen technologies in the transport sector on Sakhalin Island. The parties will consider…

Conditions for connecting consumers to gas in 156 localities created by Gazprom since early 2021

September 29, 2021, 09:40 The Gazprom Board of Directors took note of the information on the implementation of a socially-oriented and cost-effective system of gas infrastructure expansion and gas supplies to serve the needs of the population. It was noted that gas infrastructure expansion is the most ambitious socially significant project of Gazprom. The Company continues to implement the instructions of Vladimir Putin, President of the Russian Federation, for expediting additional gas grid…

Severstal acquires itellectual rights to iovative rolled steel materials from Arcaum Alloys

September 29, 2021 PAO Severstal, one of the world’s largest vertically integrated steel and mining companies, announces the acquisition of more than 40 patents and patent applications from Arcanum Alloys Inc., an American company that develops and produces steel alloy diffusion technology. In September 2019, Severstal became the lead investor in Arcanum Alloys’ most recent…

15-year contracts signed for supplies of Russian gas to Hungary

September 27, 2021, 17:05 Gazprom Export and MVM CEEnergy Ltd. today signed in Budapest two long-term contracts for supplies of Russian gas to Hungary. The documents were signed in the presence of Peter Szijjarto, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary, and Elena Burmistrova, Deputy Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, Director General of Gazprom Export. Both contracts, which in total envisage supplies of up to 4.5 billion…

Gazprom and Shell review current issues of joint activities

Background Royal Dutch Shell plc is a British-Dutch oil and gas concern focused on hydrocarbon production, processing and marketing in more than 70 countries. The company is headquartered in The Hague, Netherlands. Gazprom and Shell are bound by the Agreement of Strategic Cooperation. Russia’s first LNG plant is operating as part of the Sakhalin II project. The project operator of Sakhalin II is Sakhalin Energy (Gazprom – 50 per cent plus one share,…

Rosatom State Corporation Engineering Division becomes partner of the 32nd World IPMA Congress

Rosatom State Corporation Engineering Division acts as a partner of the 32nd World IPMA Congress for project management. The congress takes place in St. Petersburg from September 21 to September 23, 2021. Representatives of 70+ countries are participating in the event, including project managers, consultants, professors, representatives of state authorities and business. The congress participants…

Russia and Zimbabwe signed a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in the field of peaceful uses of atomic energy

September 20, 2021 in Vienna, on the margins of the 65th IAEA General Conference, the Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation ROSATOM and the Ministry of Energy and Power Development of Zimbabwe signed a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in the field of peaceful uses of atomic energy. On the Russian side, the document was signed…

Alexey Miller and Turkey’s Energy and Natural Resources Minister Fatih Donmez discuss gas cooperation

September 20, 2021, 17:00 A working meeting between Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Fatih Donmez, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources of the Republic of Turkey, took place today. The meeting discussed the state and prospects of cooperation in the gas sector. Particular attention was paid to gas supplies. The parties expressed appreciation for the work of the Blue Stream and TurkStream gas pipelines, which…

Speech delivered by Alexey Miller at “Challenges and Opportunities at the Growing Energy Markets in Asia” conference (General Meeting of International Business Congress)

September 17, 2021, 17:15 Dear ladies and gentlemen, dear colleagues, dear friends, Economic growth means growth in energy consumption. And it is, without doubt, essential for the countries of Asia and Asia-Pacific to have an eco-friendly energy mix. This, in turn, means that their energy mix has to include a substantial share of natural gas as the most eco-friendly, reliable and affordable natural resource of all. And…

International Business Congress holds 24th General Meeting

Background The International Business Congress (IBC) is a non-governmental and non-profit organization. The IBC consists of more than 100 companies and organizations from 23 countries, among them Gazprom, Bank of China, China National Petroleum Corporation, Comita D. D., DNV GL AS, Ernst and Young BV, Huawei Technologies Co Ltd., Mitsubishi, Mizuho Bank, N.V. Nederlandse Gasunie, OMV AG, Pietro Fiorentini S.P.A., Petrovietnam, SAP LLC, Siemens,…

Gazprom Group and LUKOIL creating joint venture to develop major oil-and-gas cluster in YaNAA

September 16, 2021, 17:15 A working meeting between Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, Alexander Dyukov, Director General of Gazprom Neft, and Vagit Alekperov, President of LUKOIL, took place today in St. Petersburg. The parties discussed the state and prospects of strategic interaction between the Gazprom Group and LUKOIL aimed at, inter alia, implementing joint projects for the exploration, production,…

Gazprom Management Committee endorses revised investment program and budget for 2021

September 16, 2021, 15:00 Gazprom’s overall amount of investments for 2021: RUB 1,185 billion. Growth from the investment program approved in December 2020: RUB 283 billion. Final investment program and budget to be approved by the Gazprom Board of Directors. The Gazprom Management Committee endorsed the revised drafts of the investment program and budget (financial plan) for 2021. As per the revised investment program for 2021, the…

Rosatom to build a plant in Kaliningrad region for production of lithium-ion cells and energy storage systems

RENERA, Rosatom’s integrator company for energy storage business (a subsidiary of TVEL Fuel Company of Rosatom), and the Government of Kaliningrad Region have signed an agreement on accomplishment of an investment project, aimed at building of a plant for production of lithium-ion cells and energy storage systems in Russia’s Western exclave region.  Enertech International Inc.,…

Gazprom ramps up gas production and supplies over 8.5 months of 2021

Message to the Media September 15, 2021, 15:05 According to preliminary data, Gazprom produced 357.7 billion cubic meters of gas in the first 8.5 months of 2021, which is 17.8 per cent (or 53.9 billion cubic meters) more than in the same period of last year. Gazprom ramped up its domestic supplies from the gas transmission system by 14.8 per cent (or by 21.3 billion cubic meters) over said period…