Russian scientists have completed a project to predict the properties of corium at the Fukushima Daiichi NPP (Japan)

TENEX in a consortium with specialists of V.G. Khlopin Radium Institute JSC, SSC NIIAR (part of the scientific division of the ROSATOM), FSUE A.P. Alexandrov NITI, as well as the St. Petersburg branch of the Institute of Geoecology of the Russian Academy of Sciences successfully completed work on a two-year project to study the impact…

Comment on statement of Yury Vitrenko, CEO of Naftogaz of Ukraine

Message to the Media July 24, 2021, 19:49 “We have familiarized ourselves with the statement of Yury Vitrenko, CEO of Naftogaz of Ukraine. We would like to point out that no one was offering Ukraine to buy Russian gas. The comment of Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, was addressed to our partners from the EU, primarily German ones. The comment was about the volumes…

ROSATOM and Aeon Corporation agree to Arctic shipping cooperation

Saint-Petersburg, Russia, 23 July 2021 – ROSATOM and Aeon Corporation plan to create a strategic partnership in the field of Arctic shipping. ROSATOM-subsidiary JSC Atomenergoprom and Aeon Infrastructure Corporation LLC have concluded a corresponding preliminary agreement. The document was signed by JSC Atomenergoprom Director Kirill Komarov and Aeon Infrastructure Corporation LLC’s Chairman of the Board…

FSUE Atomflot and Murmansk Marine Biological Institute sign cooperation agreement

Saint-Petersburg, Russia, 23 July 2021 – FSUE Atomflot, ROSATOM subsidiary in charge of operation and maintenance of the Russian nuclear icebreaker fleet, and the Murmansk Marine Biological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences have signed a cooperation agreement. The agreement was signed by FSUE Atomflot Director General Mustafa Kashka and the Murmansk Marine Biological…

ROSATOM and Moscow State University’s Marine Research Centre sign cooperation agreement on environmental impact assessment in Arctic

Saint-Petersburg, Russia, 23 July 2021 – ROSATOM and Moscow State University’s Marine Research Centre signed a cooperation agreement in St. Petersburg in the framework of the ROSATOM-organised event “Arctic Day.” The agreement was signed by ROSATOM’s special representative for Arctic development Vladimir Panov and the Director General of Moscow State University’s Marine Research Centre Dmitry…

ROSATOM and Nornickel sign supplementary agreement on icebreaker accompaniment

Saint-Petersburg, Russia, 23 July 2021 – ROSATOM and Nornickel have signed a supplementary agreement to complement their 2018 cooperation agreement. The additional agreement will last through 2030 – a testament to the strategic partnership between the two companies. In light of mutual interests, the parties intend to cooperate in ensuring uninterrupted and environmentally friendly integrated…

Alexey Miller: “Gazprom has always approached Nord Stream 2 as an economic project”

Message to the Media July 22, 2021, 18:30 “Gazprom has always approached Nord Stream 2 as an economic project. Its goal is to provide reliable, stable and diversified supplies of gas to the market of the European Union. It also aims to reduce the cost of gas for end consumers via a shorter transportation route that reaches Germany almost 2,000 kilometers ahead of the route traversing the gas transmission…

Gazprom and Russian Helicopters sign agreement to cooperate on supplies of first Russian offshore helicopters

July 22, 2021, 13:00 Vitaly Markelov, Deputy Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Andrey Boginsky, Director General of Russian Helicopters (part of the Rostec State Corporation), signed the Agreement of Strategic Cooperation for the supply of domestically-produced certified naval helicopters of the type Mi-171A3. The Mi-171A3 is the first Russian helicopter designed primarily for offshore operations (overseas transportation of passengers and cargo).…

ROSATOM organized first-ever virtual tour to Leningrad NPP for Turkish media

Rosenergoatom Joint-Stock Company and Akkuyu Nuclear JSC with the assistance of regional center “Rosatom Middle East and North Africa” (companies of ROSATOM) organized virtual tour to Leningrad NPP (branch of Rosenergoatom Joint-Stock Company) for leading Turkish media. This is the first media virtual tour organized to Leningrad NPP, the largest nuclear power plant in Russia…

Egyptian Energy Minister Mohamed Shaker and ROSATOM Director General Alexey Likhachev visit El-Dabaa NPP construction site

July 15, 2021, El-Dabaa, Egypt – ROSATOM Director General Alexey Likhachev and Egypt’s Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy Mohammed Shaker visited the construction site of Egypt’s El-Dabaa NPP on Thursday. The delegation also included ROSATOM’s First Deputy Director General for Nuclear Energy and ASE JSC President Alexander Lokshin, Director for Capital Investments CAPEX; Supervision;…

The Board Recommeds Q2 2021 Divided Paymet

July 16, 2021 The Board of Directors of Severstal (“Severstal”, “the Company”) (LSE: SVST; MICEX-RTS: CHMF), one of the world’s leading vertically integrated steel and steel-related mining companies, is recommending a dividend of 84.45 roubles per share for the three months ended 30 June 2021. Approval of the dividend is expected to take place at…

ROSATOM and NPPA (Egypt) discussed the Role of Nuclear Energy in Sustainable Development at the media webinar

Cairo, 12th of July, 2021 – ROSATOM, a global technological leader , organized a focused media roundtable with the honorable presence of the Egyptian Nuclear Power Plants Authority (NPPA).  The event assembled journalists representing the leading Egyptian media. It was attended by  Alexander Voronkov, director and regional vice-president of the Rosatom Regional Center in Middle…

Gazprom Board of Directors forms Sustainable Development Committee

July 13, 2021, 17:15 The Gazprom Board of Directors resolved to form the Sustainable Development Committee of the Board of Directors and to approve the regulation on the Committee. Viktor Zubkov, Chairman of the Gazprom Board of Directors, was elected as Chairman of the Committee, while Alexey Miller, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors, and Andrey Akimov, Member of Board of Directors, were elected as members of the Committee. Background The matters falling within…

The 10th International School on Safety Culture Brings Together More Than a Hundred Participants

From July 5 through 9, the 10th International School on Safety Culture “Developing Leadership and Strong Culture for Safety in the Nuclear Industry” was held online by Rosatom Technical Academy. The professionals and management of leading international organizations – the nuclear industry representatives from Russia, Slovakia, France, Finland, Japan, Austria, Hungary, Turkey, and the USA…

ROSATOM acts as an organizer of the International Conference on Quantum Technologies ICQT-2021

The International Conference on Quantum Technologies ICQT-2021 will be held on July 12-16. It is organized by the Russian Quantum Center, ROSATOM and National Quantum Laboratory; the event partners are the Russian Academy of Sciences, Sberbank, Gazprombank, and Roscongress Foundation. The conference is included in the program of “Year of Science and Technology in Russia”.…

Atommash has manufactured the first steam generator for the second power unit of Akkuyu NPP (Turkey)

At the Volgodonsk branch of JSC “AEM-technology” “Atommash” (part of the ROSATOM machine-building division – Atomenergomash), the production of the first steam generator for the second power unit of Akkuyu NPP under construction in Turkey has been fully completed. The manufacturing cycle of a steam generator includes assembly-welding of vessels from separate shells and nozzles,…

MEPhI holds first graduation ceremony for students from Zambia

On July 6, 15 Zambian graduates from the Moscow Engineering Physics Institute (MEPhI) received their BS diplomas. The ceremony took place at the Obninsk Institute for Nuclear Power Engineering. The graduates in field of nuclear power and thermophysics were: Mabvuto Banda, Richard Vlahakis, Thandiwe Zulu, Chabala Kalenga, Machona Mbahwe, Nchimunya Mwiinga, Bertha Mumba, Morris Mungwalubilo, Mwenya…

Nuclear Power Plants Authority of Egypt handed over the licensing documentation for El Dabaa NPP construction to ENRRA

June 30, 2021, Cairo, Egypt – Nuclear Power Plants Authority (NPPA) of Egypt handed over the licensing documentation for Units 1 and 2 of El Dabaa NPP construction to Egyptian Nuclear and Radiological Regulation Authority (ENRRA). This marked an important milestone in the implementation of El Dabaa NPP Project in the path forward to issue…

Electric power and capacity from the ROSATOM’s Marchenkovskaya wind farm have entered the wholesale market

The Marchenkovskaya wind farm began supplying electric power and capacity to the wholesale electric power and capacity market from July 1, 2021. The Marchenkovskaya wind farm located in Zimovniki, Rostov Oblast, with an installed capacity of 120 MW, consists of 48 wind turbine generators. Local content of facility equipment, as confirmed by the Ministry of…

ROSATOM presented RW management solutions to African companies

ROSATOM presented the NORM (Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material) management principles at a product webinar held for companies of Central and South Africa. The event brought together representatives of analytical agencies, investment and energy companies, scientific and research organizations, municipalities, as well as the oil industry of the region. TVEL Fuel Company of Rosatom was appointed…

Joint volunteer action with the participation of representatives of Paks NPP and ROSATOM companies took place in the city of Kalocsa (Hungary)

On June 24-25, 2021, the first joint volunteer action with the participation of representatives of Paks NPP, Paks-2 NPP, ASE EC JSC (Russian General Contractor) and Rosatom Central Europe took place in the city of Kalocsa (Hungary). Over 20 volunteers from Hungarian and Russian nuclear companies repaired and painted benches on the nursing home premises,…

Gazprom collaborating on hydrogen energy technologies with Russian scientists

June 28, 2021, 10:50 A meeting of the Sustainable Development Council led by Oleg Aksyutin, Deputy Chairman of the Management Committee – Head of Department at Gazprom, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), and Nikolai Kasimov, Member of the RAS, took place in St. Petersburg. The meeting discussed the completed and planned joint studies conducted by Gazprom and the RAS in the field of hydrogen energy. The studies…

Good results. Feature from Gazprom Magazine

June 23, 2021 Published in corporate Gazprom Magazine Issue 6, written by Sergey Pravosudov Last year was dominated by the pandemic of the new coronavirus infection. Quarantine and epidemiological response measures caused a decline in economic activity and consumption, including energy consumption. According to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the global economy shrank by 3.4 per cent in 2020. Preliminary estimates show that natural…

Сoncreting of the 4th tier of the inner containment has been completed at Rooppur NPP Unit 2 (Bangladesh)

Concreting of the inner containment cylindrical part has been completed at Rooppur NPP power unit 2 reactor building which is being constructed in the People’s Republic of Bangladesh (its General Contractor being JSC Atomstroyexport that is included in the Engineering Division of ROSATOM). The specialists of the Trest RossSEM LLC branch have laid 976 m3…

Gazprom and Peterhof State Museum Reserve sign Agreement of Cooperation

Background The Oranienbaum park and palace ensemble, the one park and palace residence to have come out unscathed from the Great Patriotic War, is Russia’s only architectural ensemble in the rococo style. In the postwar period, the Chinese Palace was left unrestored and gradually fell into disrepair because conservation specialists focused their efforts on restoring major Peterhof assets that had…

Start-up and commissioning underway at second train of Amur Gas Processing Plant

June 17, 2021, 20:20 The Gazprom Management Committee took note of the information about the progress of the Amur Gas Processing Plant (GPP) construction project. Particular attention was paid to the launch of the first production train, which took place on June 9, and to the ongoing start-up and commissioning operations at the second train, where the auxiliary and core equipment is now fully assembled. It was highlighted…

Alexey Miller and Dmitry Rogozin discuss setting up geotechnical monitoring system for industrial facilities

June 17, 2021, 20:05 A working meeting between Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Dmitry Rogozin, Director General of State Space Corporation Roscosmos, took place in St. Petersburg. The parties reviewed the current issues of cooperation, including the creation of a unified system for geotechnical monitoring of hazardous industrial facilities in Russia. The relevant Cooperation Agreement was signed at the St. Petersburg International…

Financial and economic policy Conference held

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ROSATOM’s superconductors successfully tested in CERN

The European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN, Switzerland) has successfully completed the acceptance testing of Russian-made niobium-tin superconductors made in the framework of the Future Circular Collider (FCC) CERN Conductor Development Program. The design of superconducting strands and their manufacturing technology were developed at the Bochvar Institute in Moscow, while the 50 km long qualification…

Pokras Lampas presents artwork for global football’s first-ever NFT trophy to be awarded for best goal of UEFA EURO 2020 Championship

June 11, 2021, 14:45 Today, the work on the creation of a unique art installation that will be digitized and transformed into an NFT trophy started in the UEFA EURO 2020 Football Village in St. Petersburg. The idea to create a completely new award for the best goal of the UEFA EURO 2020 Championship was put forward by Gazprom, an official sponsor of the tournament. Russian futuristic calligraphy…

Amur Gas Processing Plant enters operation

Background The construction of the Amur GPP began in October 2015. Gazprom Pererabotka Blagoveshchensk (part of the Gazprom Group) is the investor, customer, and operator for the Amur GPP. Construction management is carried out by NIPIGAZ (part of the SIBUR Group). The core process equipment for cryogenic gas separation is provided by Germany’s Linde. Products of Russian machine-building enterprises are also used at the GPP. In St. Petersburg, the production of spiral…

ROSATOM to supply Brazil with promising isotopes needed in Nuclear Medicine

Isotope JSC (a part of Rusatom Healthcare JSC, Rosatom’s radiation technologies integrator) has signed a five-year contract with Brazil’s Nuclear and Energy Research Institute (IPEN; linked to the National Nuclear Energy Commission or CNEN) to supply lutetium-177 and actinium-225, the most promising medical isotopes in radiopharma.  A long-term contract for monthly supplies of 177Lu-trichloride carrier-added…

Change in date of Press Conference

June 7, 2021, 12:55 Dear members of the media and representatives of investment and finance companies, Please be advised of the changes to the schedule of the Press Conferences of Gazprom’s top management to be held in the lead-up to the Company’s annual General Shareholders Meeting. The ‘Gas infrastructure expansion in Russian regions‘ Press Conference will start on June 11 at 10:00 am (instead of June 9 at 02:00 pm as previously planned). Information Directorate, Gazprom +7 812 609-34-21 +7 812 609-34-32+7 812 613-29-27 Investment Community…

Gazprom prioritizing environmental conservation in its activities

June 5, 2021, 11:00 June 5 is World Environment Day and Ecologist Day. Environmental conservation is a priority in the activities of Gazprom. The Company implements the best available technologies, pays the utmost attention to improving energy efficiency, and reduces the carbon footprint of its products year after year, making a substantial contribution to the low-carbon economic growth of Russia and the countries importing Russian…

Gazprom to take part in creating park of 800th anniversary of Nizhny Novgorod

June 4, 2021, 19:05 A working meeting between Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Gleb Nikitin, Governor of the Nizhny Novgorod Region, took place today at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2021. The parties discussed current issues related to their cooperation. Particular attention was paid to the ongoing implementation of the Nizhny Novgorod Region’s gas supply and gas infrastructure expansion program for 2021–2025. It was noted…

Gazprom and Comita discuss cooperation prospects

June 4, 2021, 18:55 A working meeting between Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Danilo Durakovic, President of the Comita Group of Companies, took place today at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2021. The parties discussed the prospects of cooperation between the companies, including those in the area of science and technology. Background The St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2021 is being…