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,…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

“Wild Edens: Turkey”, a new feature documentary dedicated to the fight against global warming, premieres in Ankara

The premiere of a new documentary “Wild Edens: Turkey”, the second in a series that highlights the issue of climate change, took place in Ankara, Turkey. Focusing on the flora and fauna in the one-of-a-kind natural habitats of Turkey, the programme highlights the unique and delicate habitat of the Kars Wetland, the Caucasus, and the…

Nuclear Industry Suppliers Forum organized by ROSATOM held in Cairo (Egypt)

Nuclear Industry Suppliers Forum organized by ROSATOM and Egyptian Nuclear Power Plant Authority (NPPA) held in Cairo (Egypt) on November 25-26, 2018. Osama Osran, Deputy Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy of Egypt, Amgad el-Wakeel, Chairman of the Nuclear Power Plants Authority (NPPA) and Kirill Komarov, first Deputy Director General for Corporate Development and International…

ROSATOM and its subsidiaries have become winners of the annual reports contest run by the Rating Agency Expert RA

ROSATOM’s companies once again were among winners of the Annual Reports Contest run by the Rating Agency Expert RA (RAEX). Traditionally, the function dedicated to giving awards to winners of the 2017 annual reports contest and publication of results of the rating were held in the framework of the Annual Training Conference “Annual Report: experience…

ROSATOM has piloted an innovative annealing technology enabling life-extension of large-capacity reactors

26 November 2018 (Balakovo, Russia) – ROSATOM has completed the annealing of a large capacity reactor vessel on power unit 1 (VVER-1000) at Balakovo NPP (Saratov region, 900 km from Moscow) for the first time in the world. This unique technology, designed by Russian scientists from National Research Center “Kurchatov institute”, allows to extend reactor…

Severstal’s Corporate Secretary Artem Bobulich triumphs at the Director of the Year Awards 2018

November 23, 2018 Artem Bobulich, Corporate Secretary of PAO Severstal (“Severstal”; “the Company”), one of the world’s leading vertically integrated steel and steel-related mining companies, was a winner in the “Corporate Director/Corporate Secretary” category at the Director of the Year Awards 2018. The Awards are presented annually by the Association of Independent Directors and the…

The Russian Direct Investment Fund and Rusatom Healthcare to partner AAMG (Singapore) in Nuclear Medicine Centre in Malaysia

Singapore, November 14, 2018 – The Russian Direct Investment Fund (“RDIF”), Russia’s sovereign wealth fund, Singapore’s Asian American Medical Group (“AAMG”), and JSC Rusatom Healthcare, a subsidiary of ROSATOM, have agreed to jointly develop a nuclear medicine center in Iskandar Puteri, Malaysia.  The agreement was signed today on the sidelines of ASEAN Summit. The proposed…

Rosatom opened representative office in Japan

On November 12th, a ceremony took place in Tokyo marking the opening of Rosatom Japan, ROSATOM representative office. “Tokyo has historically been among our key foreign partners, our cooperation dating back over 20 years. Rosatom holds leading positions in uranium product exports to Japan, supplying nine of the country’s ten energy companies. Expanding our presence…

Severstal jois iitiative to create a Commo Ecoomic Space betwee Lisbo ad Vladivostok

November 9, 2018 PAO Severstal, one of the world’s largest vertically integrated steel and mining companies, has signed in support of an initiative to create a Common Economic Space between Lisbon and Vladivostok. The relevant document was signed on November 9 in Minsk, during the conference “Eurasian Economic Union: significance, achievements, development prospects”. The working…

Severstal to aouce strategy update at its 2018 Capital Markets Day

November 7, 2018 PAO Severstal, one of the world’s leading vertically-integrated steel and mining companies, is hosting its annual Capital Markets Day in London today. The Company’s top-management will announce an update to Severstal’s strategy, aimed at further strengthening its financial performance, maximising value creation and enhancing shareholder returns. Ahead of the event, PAO Severstal…

Deputy Director General of ROSATOM Nikolai Spasskiy had a meeting with President of the Republic of Serbia Aleksandar Vučić

On October 23 in Belgrade Deputy Director General of ROSATOM Nikolai Spasskiy had a meeting with President of the Republic of Serbia Aleksandar Vučić. The meeting was also attended by Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Serbia Aleksandr Chepurin and Minister without Portfolio in charge of Innovation and Technological…

Severstal Board of Directors approves key log-term ESG objectives

October 24, 2018 The Board of Directors of PAO Severstal, one of the world’s leading steel and steel-related mining companies, has approved the Company’s long-term occupational and industrial safety and environmental protection objectives. Occupational and industrial safety Severstal is dedicated to consistently improving safety for all of its employees. The Company has set an objective…

President of Uzbekistan S. Mirziyoyev and President of Russia V. Putin launched the First NPP Construction Project in Uzbekistan

On October 19, 2018 a solemn ceremony was held in Uzbekistan to celebrate the launch of the first NPP construction project in Uzbekistan. The event marked the beginning of investigation studies to select the construction site for the future NPP. The President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev and the President of Russia Vladimir Putin, who was…

Rosneft expands the application of international certificates in HSE

According to the results of the audit, Rosneft has received certificates of the Company’s Integrated Management System compliance with two international standards – ISO 14001:2015, which establishes the requirements to environmental management systems, and with Standard BS OHSAS 18001:2007, which sets the requirements to H&S management systems functioning. In September-October 2018, the auditors of DQS…

Foreign journalists have familiarized themselves with the progress of Belarusian NPP units construction

Representatives of more than 20 foreign mass media companies from Bangladesh, Hungary, Germany, Lithuania, Poland, Ukraine and Belarus have visited Belarusian NPP.  The journalists were given a chance to familiarize themselves with the progress of construction of the first Belarusian Nuclear Power Plant. In particular, the representatives of mass media companies visited the site designed…

ROSATOM initiated the discussion on opportunities of global partnership with nuclear power development at “Russian Energy Week”

On the 3rd of October 2018 in Moscow at the 2nd International Forum “Russian Energy Week” ROSATOM held the round-table session “Nuclear Power – the Basis for Global Partnership and Current Development”. The event was attended by Deputy Director General of the IAEA Mikhail Chudakov, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary  Péter Szijjártó,…

TVEL Fuel Company of ROSATOM will supply a qualification batch of superconductors for the Future Circular Collider

TVEL JSC and the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) have signed an Agreement on R&D in the framework of the Future Circular Collider (FCC) Study. The document is an addendum to the existing framework agreement on industrial partnership between the parties, which is aimed at cooperation in the field of superconducting materials (SCM). According…

Rusatom Healthcare and Asian American Medical Group sign MoU to Develop Nuclear Medical Centre in Johor Bahru (Malaysia)

Singapore, 19 September, 2018 – ROSATOM, through its subsidiary, Rusatom Healthcare, and Australian Securities Exchange-listed Asian American Medical Group (“AAMG”) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MoU”) today to develop a Nuclear Medical Centre in Johor Bahru in Malaysia, bordering Singapore. The MoU was signed at the 9th Session of the High-Level Russia-Singapore Inter-Governmental Commission in…

Head of ROSATOM addressed the 62nd Annual Regular Session of the IAEA General Conference

On September 17, 2018 the 62nd General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) was opened in Vienna. The Conference is held under the aegis of commitment to the UN Sustainable Development Goals and protection of the environment. The event traditionally brings together high-ranking delegates from more than 160 IAEA Member States to discuss…

JSC Science and Innovations and the Japanese Atomic Energy Agency signed the Implementing Arrangement Concerning Information Exchange

JSC Science and Innovations (scientific division of ROSATOM) and the Japanese Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) signed the Implementing Arrangement Concerning Information Exchange on Reactor Physics Experiments for Minor Actinoid Transmutation for Radioactive Waste Processing and Management on September 13, 2018 in Vladivostok at the Eastern Economic Forum. The Arrangement was signed within the framework of…

TVEL Fuel Company of ROSATOM organized IAEA Technical Meeting on High Enriched Fuel

TVEL Fuel Company of ROSATOM organized the IAEA Technical Meeting on light water reactor fuel enrichment beyond the 5% limit. The international seminar brought together over 40 experts from 12 countries and IAEA. The three-day discussions were attended by nuclear industry experts, including representatives of national regulatory bodies, nuclear power generation companies, nuclear fuel producers…

Murmansk to host the dialogue forum on the Arctic sustainable development

On September 26-27, 2018 Murmansk will host the 11th Regional Public Dialogue Forum “Cooperation for the Arctic Sustainable Development” which is carried out under the auspices of the Public Council of ROSATOM with participation of the V. I. Vernadsky Non-governmental Environmental Foundation, the Russian Green Cross and a number of other public environmental organizations. The…

ROSATOM issues 2017 Annual Report

The state-owned corporation ROSATOM issued the Annual Report on work in 2017.   According to the report, there was a growth of all ROSATOM financial indicators. As per IFRS, in 2017, revenues increased by 10.2% up to RUB 967.4 billion. International revenues reached US $6.1 billion (by 9.4% compared to2016).  In 2017, ROSATOM continued its…

Leningrad NPP: the assembly of the turbine island main equipment has been completed at the construction site of the Unit No 2

At the construction site of the innovative power unit No 2 with the VVER-1200 reactor of Leningrad NPP, the specialists completed the assembly of all the main equipment of the turbine building. The work inside the turbine building is conducted according to the schedule. “To date, we have put the stator, separators, moisture separator-reheaters, the…