RN-Purneftegaz Implements Technology to Increase Well Productivity

Specialists from RN-Purneftegaz, a subsidiary of Rosneft, have implemented modern technology that improves well productivity and extends production period. The development is based on the use of directed gas-dynamic effects on the bottomhole formation zone. As a result of pilot tests, the volume of additional oil production at four inclined injection wells amounted to 1,500 tons since…

Gas-powered KAMAZ taking part in Silk Way International Rally 2019

Release July 6, 2019, 18:00 Irkutsk hosted the opening of the Silk Way International Rally 2019. Gazprom is a general partner in the project. This year, the race will traverse Russia (Eastern Siberia), Mongolia, and China. A sports truck powered by natural gas is participating in the rally as part of the KAMAZ-Master team. The crew of the gas-fueled KAMAZ consists of Sergey Kupriyanov (pilot), Alexander Kupriyanov (navigator), and Akhmet Galyautdinov…

Gazprom Transgaz Tomsk sums up results of Green Spring 2019 cleanup action

News from projects and regions July 5, 2019, 12:45 On July 4, the results of the activities held as part of the Green Spring 2019 national environmental cleanup were summarized at Gazprom Transgaz Tomsk. The company implemented 99 environmental initiatives, and over 2,000 employees took part in the events organized within the Green Spring action. All 14 regions where Gazprom Transgaz Tomsk is present…

Sergey Kupriyanov appointed Head of Department 106 – Press Secretary to Chairman of Gazprom Management Committee

Release July 4, 2019, 15:10 Sergey Kupriyanov has been appointed Head of Department 106 – Press Secretary to Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, effective July 9, 2019. Sergey Kupriyanov has been employed with Gazprom since 2003. In his previous post at the Company, he served as Press Secretary to Chairman of the Management Committee – Deputy Head of Department 106. Alexander Bespalov, former Head of Department 106, has…

Rosneft publishes Sustainability Report for 2018

Rosneft published Sustainability Report following the results of 2018. The Report was prepared in accordance with the sustainable development reporting standards of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI standards) to be able to focus on the most significant areas of sustainable development as seen by the stakeholders. The report contains a number of topics related to…

Rustem Usmanov put in charge of Gazprom Transgaz Kazan

Release July 1, 2019, 19:05 Rustem Usmanov has been appointed Director General of Gazprom Transgaz Kazan. Rustem Usmanov was born in 1969 in Ufa. He graduated from Ufa Petroleum Institute, majoring in Design, Construction and Operation of Gas & Oil Pipelines and Gas & Oil Storage Facilities, and earned a management degree from the All-Russian Distance-Learning Institute of Finance and Economics. He has a PhD…

TENEX Participates in International IAEA Conference

On June 24-28, a delegation comprising representatives of TENEX participated in the international conference “Management of Spent Fuel from Nuclear Power Reactors – 2019” (Vienna, Austria), held under the slogan “Learning from the past, enabling the future” organized by the International Atomic Energy Agency.  The Company’s specialists presented reports on various aspects of the back-end…

ROSATOM will conduct research on Russian nuclear fuel materials in the Czech Republic

TVEL Fuel Company of ROSATOM and Czech research center Řež (Centrum výzkumu Řež s.r.o.; CVŘ) have signed an agreement on cooperation in   materials science studies and research.  On the grounds of the agreement, Czech scientists will provide experiments on irradiation of nuclear construction materials in the CVŘ research reactor and also accomplish pre-irradiation and…

Board of Directors forms Audit Committee and Nomination and Remuneration Committee

Release June 28, 2019, 17:00 Photos The Gazprom Board of Directors formed the Audit Committee. The Committee is made up of Mikhail Sereda and two independent directors Viktor Martynov and Vladimir Mau, with Viktor Martynov as Chairman. The Board of Directors also formed the Nomination and Remuneration Committee. Mikhail Sereda was appointed as Chairman, with Viktor Martynov and Vladimir Mau as members. Information Directorate, Gazprom Related news

Gazprom’s annual General Shareholders Meeting makes decisions on agenda items

Release June 28, 2019, 16:45 Photos The annual General Shareholders Meeting of Gazprom made decisions on the following agenda items. The Meeting approved the Company’s 2018 Annual Report and Accounting (Financial) Statements. It was resolved to allocate the Company’s profit based on the results of 2018. The Meeting approved the dividend amount: RUB 16.61 per share based on Gazprom’s operating results in 2018 (more than double the amount for 2017). The dividend…

Chairman and Deputy Chairman of Gazprom’s new Board of Directors elected

Release June 28, 2019, 13:40 Photos The annual General Shareholders Meeting of Gazprom was followed today by a meeting of the Company’s newly elected Board of Directors. The meeting resolved to elect Viktor Zubkov as Chairman of the Gazprom Board of Directors. Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, was named as Deputy Chairman of the Company’s Board of Directors. Information Directorate, Gazprom Related news

Speech by Alexey Miller, Chairman of Gazprom Management Committee, at annual General Shareholders Meeting

June 28, 2019 Annual General Shareholders Meeting Strategy for excellence Dear shareholders, The in-depth materials on Gazprom’s performance in 2018, which have been prepared for the annual General Shareholders Meeting, include the Annual Report, the Accounting (Financial) Statements, the Audit Commission’s Report, and other documents. [embedded content] It is proposed that the Shareholders Meeting approve: the 2018 Annual Report of Gazprom; the 2018…

Second power unit of Grozny TPP comes onstream

Background The Gazprom Group implemented the Grozny TPP construction project in the framework of the capacity supply agreement system, as stipulated in the Russian Government’s Order No. 238-r dated February 16, 2015, and Order No. 2636-r dated November 28, 2017. The Group’s CSA-based program envisages, inter alia, the construction and upgrading of generating facilities with the aggregate capacity of about 9 GW,…

Floating nuclear power plant The Akademik Lomonosov has received an operating license

Rosenergoatom JSC (part of the Power Division of ROSATOM) has obtained a license to operate nuclear installation of the floating nuclear power plant (FNPP) The Akademik Lomonosov for 10 years, until 2929. The license was issued by the Federal Environmental, Industrial and Nuclear Supervision Service (Rostechnadzor). General Director of Rosenergoatom Concern JSC Andey Petrov noted:…

Gazprom’s annual General Shareholders Meeting opens in St. Petersburg

Release June 28, 2019, 10:20 Photos Gazprom’s annual General Shareholders Meeting opened today in St. Petersburg. Shareholders from Russia and a number of foreign countries are taking part in the Meeting in person, via their representatives, and in absentia. As of June 3, 2019, the list of persons eligible to take part in the Shareholders Meeting included 472,162 accounts with a total of 23,468,757,524 shares. The Gazprom Board of Directors resolved…

Andrey Guryev, PhosAgro CEO and Head of the Russian Fertilizer Producers Association, Elected Chairman of the Russia-Brazil Business Council

Moscow – Andrey Guryev, the CEO of PhosAgro and Head of the Russian Fertilizer Producers Association (RFPA), has been unanimously elected as Chairman of the Russia-Brazil Business Council. He replaces VEB.RF Deputy Chairman Sergey Vasiliev, who had headed up the Council since 2009. Established in 2004, the Council’s main objectives are the development of business…

Representatives of Leading Investment Companies Visit Rosneft Production Facilities in Eastern Siberia

Representatives of leading investment companies visited production facilities of Rosneft Oil Company in Eastern Siberia. The event was attended by more than 30 analysts from global investment banks (including Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, UBS, Credit Suisse, JP Morgan) and portfolio managers from investment funds (including Capital, HSBC Global AM, AIG…

Gazprom and Fortum discuss bilateral cooperation

Release June 25, 2019, 14:45 A working meeting between Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Pekka Lundmark, President and CEO of Fortum, took place in St. Petersburg today. The parties discussed the issues related to their bilateral cooperation, including joint efforts in the field of power generation. Background Fortum is a Finnish energy concern that owns 29.5 per cent of TGC-1 (part of the Gazprom Energoholding…

Sunday in Radishchev State Art Museum event held with support from Gazprom Transgaz Saratov

News from projects and regions June 24, 2019, 17:00 Photos On June 23, a cultural and educational event named Sunday in the Radishchev State Art Museum took place in Saratov. During the event organized by Gazprom Transgaz Saratov, over 1,200 residents and guests of the city of Saratov took the opportunity to visit one of the main points of interest in the region. The entrance to the museum’s…

Gazprom Dobycha Nadym hosts second extreme cross-country run

News from projects and regions June 24, 2019, 16:30 Photos On June 22, the second extreme cross-country run named At the Limit took place in the Pangody settlement (Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area), gathering 140 athletes in 35 teams from seven subsidiaries of Gazprom: Gazprom Dobycha Nadym, Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy, Gazprom Dobycha Yamburg, Gazprom Transgaz Yugorsk, Gazprom Pererabotka, Gazprom Energo, and Novy Urengoy…

Gazprom’s Financial and Economic Policy Press Conference held

Accreditation of journalists for the Press Conferences in the lead-up to the Shareholders Meeting Listen to audio For Gazprom’s Press Conferences audio broadcast please dial: +7 495 719-35-77 (Russian) +7 495 719-30-00 (English) June 21, 2019, 02:30 pm (Moscow time) [embedded content] Participants: Famil Sadygov, Deputy Chairman of the Management Committee, Gazprom; Elena Vasilieva, Deputy Chairman of the Management Committee, Chief Accountant, Gazprom; Alexander Ivannikov, Head of Department, Gazprom;…

The first construction and installation work launches at the construction base of the Paks-2 NPP (Hungary)

On June 20, a solemn ceremony was held at the construction base of hungarian Paks-2 NPP (General Contractor JSC ASE, Engineering division of ROSATOM) dedicated to the beginning of the erecting first buildings of the construction base. The ceremony was attended by the Minister without portfolio Responsible for the Planning, Construction and Commissioning of the…

Gazprom Management Committee reviews progress of Nord Stream 2 and TurkStream projects

Release June 19, 2019, 17:10 The Gazprom Management Committee reviewed the progress of the construction projects for the Nord Stream 2 and TurkStream export gas pipelines. It was noted that both projects are going according to schedule. To date, about 1,450 kilometers of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, i.e. over 59 per cent of its total length, have been laid in the Baltic Sea. Pipelaying is currently underway in Finnish…

Gazprom and Uniper review current issues of cooperation

Background Uniper SE is an energy company focused on natural gas, power generation, and global energy trading. Gazprom and Uniper cooperate in gas supplies and transportation and implement joint scientific & technical and social & cultural programs. Nord Stream 2 is the construction project for a gas pipeline with the annual capacity of 55 billion cubic meters from Russia to Germany across the Baltic Sea.…

Gazprom and OMV enhancing sci-tech cooperation

Release June 19, 2019, 10:00 The Joint Coordinating Committee for scientific & technical cooperation and partnership between Gazprom and OMV held a meeting in Vienna, Austria. The meeting was run by Oleg Aksyutin, Deputy Chairman of the Management Committee, Head of Department at Gazprom, and Johann Pleininger, Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board of OMV. The meeting participants reviewed issues related to the integrity…

Gazprom saves RUB 12 billion on fuel and energy resources in 2018

Release June 18, 2019, 16:00 Gazprom’s Coordinating Committee for Environmental Protection and Energy Efficiency held a meeting today. The meeting was moderated by Vitaly Markelov, Deputy Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, Head of the Coordinating Committee. Taking part in the meeting were Gennady Sukhov, Member of the Company’s Management Committee, Head of Department, and heads of the structural units and subsidiaries of Gazprom. The meeting participants reviewed the…

Scientists of Shirshov Institute of Oceanology of RAS Expand Black Sea Dolphins Research Programme with Rosneft’s Support

The Shirshov Institute of Oceanology of the Russian Academy of Sciences has started vast field studies of the Black Sea dolphins, with support of Rosneft Oil Company. The marine expedition took off from Sochi. Following a shipboard phase, scientists of the Shirshov Institute of Oceanology are to take on special research of a part of…

Scientists of Shirshov Institute of Oceanology of RAS Expand Black Sea Dolphins Research Programme with Rosneft’s Support

The Shirshov Institute of Oceanology of the Russian Academy of Sciences has started vast field studies of the Black Sea dolphins, with support of Rosneft Oil Company. The marine expedition took off from Sochi. Following a shipboard phase, scientists of the Shirshov Institute of Oceanology are to take on special research of a part of…

Rosneft Awarded for Participation in Green Spring Environmental Campaign

Rosneft has been awarded for its active involvement in the Green Spring—the Russia-wide environmental volunteer clean-up—and badged “For Initiative and Significant Contribution to Protection of the Environment.” Over 15,000 employees from over 80 subsidiaries of Rosneft Oil Company took part in the environmental campaign. Throughout the month, the Company’s employees were cleaning the area of…

The flagship project of the Russian VVER-TOI NPP was found to comply with the EUR requirements

European power generation companies agreed that the most advanced Russian project of the VVER-TOI NPP complies with the European Utility Requirement (EUR). The ceremony of handing of the corresponding certificate was held in St. Petersburg on June 13.  Atomenergoproekt JSC (a company of Rosatom engineering division) is the general designer of VVER-TOI, Hydropress Design Bureau…

Accreditation of journalists for Gazprom’s General Shareholders Meeting

Message to the Media June 13, 2019, 10:15 Dear members of the media and representatives of investment and finance companies, Gazprom’s annual General Shareholders Meeting will take place at the EXPOFORUM Convention and Exhibition Centre in St. Petersburg (64/1 Peterburgskoye Shosse) on June 28, 2019, starting at 10:00 am (Moscow time). A press center for the accredited members of the media and representatives of investment and finance companies will…

Accreditation of journalists for Gazprom’s General Shareholders Meeting

Message to the Media June 13, 2019, 10:15 Dear members of the media and representatives of investment and finance companies, Gazprom’s annual General Shareholders Meeting will take place at the EXPOFORUM Convention and Exhibition Centre in St. Petersburg (64/1 Peterburgskoye Shosse) on June 28, 2019, starting at 10:00 am (Moscow time). A press center for the accredited members of the media and representatives of investment and finance companies will…

PhosAgro CEO Andrey Guryev Joins Panel Session on “Identifying the Future Industrial Leaders” at SPIEF’19

St. Petersburg – PhosAgro CEO Andrey Guryev took part in a panel session on “Identifying the Future Industrial Leaders” during which he set forth his vision of PhosAgro’s digital transformation as a way to retain the company’s leadership on the global fertiliser market.   According to Guryev, awareness of the need to digitalise key production and…

Rosatom opens a branch in Saudi Arabia

June 10, 2019, Moscow – During the 6th session of the Russian-Saudi Arabian intergovernmental commission on trade, economic, scientific and technological cooperation, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak confirmed Russia’s plans to develop active partnership with Saudi Arabia in the peaceful use of nuclear technologies and announced the opening of a Rusatom Overseas branch in Riyadh.…

Alexey Miller and Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Presidency Chairman Milorad Dodik review prospects for expanding 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. In 2018, Gazprom delivered 245 million cubic meters of gas to Bosnia and Herzegovina. TurkStream is the project for an export gas pipeline stretching across the Black Sea from Russia to Turkey and further…

Alexey Miller and Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Presidency Chairman Milorad Dodik review prospects for expanding 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. In 2018, Gazprom delivered 245 million cubic meters of gas to Bosnia and Herzegovina. TurkStream is the project for an export gas pipeline stretching across the Black Sea from Russia to Turkey and further…

Alexey Miller and JBIC Governor Tadashi Maeda discuss areas of cooperation

Background Japan Bank for International Cooperation was set up in 1999 as a state-owned financial institution aimed at developing economic cooperation with foreign countries. The bank is focused on supporting international economic activities of Japanese companies. Gazprom and JBIC have established a long-standing and fruitful cooperation. Specifically, JBIC participated in financing the Blue Stream gas pipeline construction project and the Sakhalin II project. In December 2018, Gazprom successfully placed its…

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,…

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,…

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…

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…

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 of the…

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 Gazprom…

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…

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 Program. The ceremony took place in the presence of Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee. The document,…

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 the…

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 sports. The Agreement was made due to the expiration of a similar trilateral…

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…