Memorandum of Understanding Regarding Cooperation in Peaceful Use of Atomic Energy between the Russian Federation and the Republic of Burindi

In Moscow, on 21 April, 2021, ROSATOM and the Ministry of Water, Energy and Mines of the Republic of Burundi signed a memorandum of understanding regarding cooperation in peaceful use of atomic energy. The document was signed by Nikolai Spassky, Deputy Director General of ROSATOM, for the Republic of Russia, and Abraham Uvizeye, Minister of…

Gazprom and Wintershall Dea begin production from Block 5А in Achimov formations of Urengoyskoye field as part of comprehensive testing

Background Achim Development was established with the purpose of pre-development and development of Blocks 4A and 5A in the Achimov formations of the Urengoyskoye oil, gas and condensate field. The production activities of the company are focused on natural gas and unstable gas condensate production. In 2015, Gazprom and BASF/Wintershall closed the asset swap deal. As a result, Wintershall obtained 25.01 per cent in the project for developing…

Gazprom to continue pursuing priorities in natural gas-based hydrogen energy development

April 21, 2021, 10:20 The Gazprom Board of Directors took note of the information about hydrogen production and utilization, as well as exports of hydrogen and methane-hydrogen mixtures with the use of the existing gas infrastructure. It was highlighted that in recent times many countries are viewing hydrogen energy as an area essential for the implementation of national low-carbon development strategies. However, hydrogen is a secondary energy source, i.e. additional…

Gazprom helps determine owners of 1,460 kilometers of gas networks in 2020

April 21, 2021, 10:10 The Gazprom Board of Directors took note of the information about the measures undertaken to inventory ownerless gas facilities in Russian regions, as well as to optimize the procedure of their transfer to specialized organizations for further operation in line with the laws of the Russian Federation. It was highlighted that timely inspection, maintenance and repair of gas networks is a guarantee of reliable gas supplies to consumers. The obligation…

Gazprom continuing to develop and implement innovative projects

April 21, 2021, 10:00 The Gazprom Board of Directors took note of the information about the effect achieved as a result of the utilization of the funds allocated for scientific research, experimental development, and technological works (R&D activities), as well as about the approval of the overall key performance indicator of innovative activities for 2021, and approved the 2020 Report on the implementation of Gazprom’s Innovative Development Program until 2025. Gazprom…

Sait-Petersburg Exchage admitted Severstal shares to tradig

April 20, 2021 PAO Severstal (MOEX: CHMF; LSE: SVST), one of the world’s leading steel and steel-related mining companies, is pleased to announce that the Saint-Petersburg Exchange has admitted Global Depository Receipts (GDR) for Severstal shares to regulated trading under the ticker “SVST@GS”. A corresponding announcement was published on the Saint-Petersburg Exchange website on 20…

ROSATOM took part in the XIV China International Exhibition on nuclear power industry (CIENPI)

On April 14-16, the XIV China International Atomic Energy Exhibition was held in Beijing. Rosatom traditionally took part in the event, presenting the latest developments of the Russian nuclear industry. ROSATOM’s booth became a platform for active interaction between company’s delegates and representatives of the Chinese nuclear industry and was visited by Zhang Kejian, Director…

The Board Recommeds Q1 2021 Divided Paymet ad omiates Aa Lvova, Head of HR at Severgroup, to Board of Directors

April 16, 2021 The Board of Directors of Severstal (“Severstal”, “the Company”) (LSE: SVST; MOEX: CHMF), one of the world’s leading vertically integrated steel and steel-related mining companies, is recommending a dividend of 46.77 roubles per share for the three months ended 31 March 2021. Approval of the dividend is expected to take place at…

ROSATOM and Ethiopia will develop human resources and shape positive public opinion on nuclear energy

April 15, 2021 in Moscow ROSATOM and the Ministry of Innovation and Technology of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia signed two Memorandums of Understanding on cooperation in training and skills development in the field of nuclear energy and in the field of shaping positive public opinion on nuclear energy in the Federal Democratic Republic…

Alexey Miller and Leonid Mikhelson review issues of cooperation between Gazprom and NOVATEK

April 15, 2021, 17:00 A working meeting between Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Leonid Mikhelson, Chairman of the Management Board of NOVATEK, took place today in St. Petersburg. The parties reviewed issues pertaining to cooperation between the companies. Background In January 2015, Gazprom Marketing & Trading Singapore (part of the Gazprom Group) and Yamal Trade signed a long-term sales and purchase…

AKKUYU NUCLEAR Obtains Sustainable Loan of up to $US 500 Million from Otkritie Bank

Moscow, 14 April 2021 – AKKUYU NUCLEAR JSC, ROSATOM subsidiary, and Otkritie Bank signed an agreement on a non-revolving 7-year credit line with an available amount of $US 500 million. The funds are to finance the Akkuyu NPP (Turkey) construction project on special conditions requiring for the project company’s compliance with sustainable development obligations (covenants).…

Management Committee proposes dividend amount of RUB 12.55 per share for 2020

April 14, 2021, 15:20 The Gazprom Management Committee reviewed the proposals to the Board of Directors regarding the distribution of Gazprom’s profit and the dividend payout based on the Company’s operating results for 2020. The Management Committee endorsed the proposal to allocate a portion of Gazprom’s undistributed profits from the previous years for the dividend payout. The dividends will make up RUB 297.1 billion, or RUB 12.55 per share. The overall amount of dividends…

Delo Group and ROSATOM switch port terminals in Novorossiysk to green wind power

On April 13, 2021, during International exhibition TransRussia-2021, Delo Group, the largest transport and logistics holding in Russia, and JSC Atomenergoprom, a company consolidating ROSATOM civil assets, signed an agreement for joint actions to promote switching of logistics terminals to low-carbon green energy sources. The agreement was signed by CEO of Delo Management Company (parent…

Severstal becomes worldsteel Steel Sustaiability Champio

April 13, 2021 PAO Severstal, one of the world’s leading vertically integrated steel and steel-related mining companies, has been recognised as a Steel Sustainability Champion by The World Steel Association (worldsteel). Every year, the Steel Sustainability Champions Programme commends those steel companies that are most clearly demonstrating their commitment to sustainable development. This is the…

Feasibility analysis approved for Soyuz Vostok gas pipeline construction project

April 12, 2021, 15:55 The feasibility analysis regarding the construction project for the Soyuz Vostok gas trunkline was approved today. The analysis was performed by Gazprom within the framework of the comprehensive feasibility analysis regarding the project for pipeline supplies of Russian gas across Mongolia to China. The Soyuz Vostok gas pipeline will become an extension of Russia’s Power of Siberia 2 gas…

Severstal lauches ew techical facility to stregthe waste processig ad recyclig capabilities

April 12, 2021 PAO Severstal, one of the world’s largest vertically integrated steel and mining companies, announces the opening of a full-cycle testing and piloting facility at the Cherepovets Steel Mill (CherMK, part of PAO Severstal) to test and pilot new waste processing technologies and associated by-products. The aim of the research laboratory is to…

Management Committee proposes to hold annual General Shareholders Meeting of Gazprom via absentee voting

April 8, 2021, 13:45 The Gazprom Management Committee addressed issues associated with arranging and holding the Company’s annual General Shareholders Meeting. Endorsements were given to the proposals to hold the annual General Shareholders Meeting of Gazprom in the form of absentee voting and to set the deadline for ballot submission as June 25, 2021. In addition, the Management Committee approved the proposals on: the format and…

Mozdok – Grozny gas pipeline launched

April 7, 2021, 20:30 The new gas pipeline will improve the reliability of power supplies in the Chechen Republic. The regional Program for gas supply and gas infrastructure expansion is run on schedule. An opening ceremony for the Mozdok – Grozny gas trunkline took place today in Grozny. Taking part in the event were Vitaly Markelov, Deputy Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, Ramzan Kadyrov,…

Innovative development. Interview with Oleg Aksyutin by Gazprom Magazine

Today, Gazprom is active in a whole range of promising areas relating to innovative development. These include such technological innovations as: platform-based borehole geophysical survey systems and homegrown innovative technologies for directional drilling of wells based on a rotary steerable system; advanced methods of enhanced oil and gas recovery, engineering solutions for follow-up development of low-pressure Cenomanian gas deposits and development of deep-lying hydrocarbons and hydromineral raw materials…

ROSATOM experience will be used in industrial and civil construction in Nizhny Novgorod Region

JSC Atomenergoproekt (company of the Engineering Division of ROSATOM) and the Ministry of Construction and Development of Agglomeration of Nizhny Novgorod Region have concluded an agreement on cooperation in development and promotion of information model technologies in the field of industrial and civil construction in the region. In accordance with the agreements, the Engineering Division…

Electric power from the ROSATOM’s Karmalinovskaya Wind Farm have entered the wholesale market

The Karmalinovskaya wind farm began supplying electric power and capacity to the wholesale electric power and capacity market from April 1, 2021. The Karmalinovskaya wind farm located in the Stavropol Krai, with an installed capacity of 60 MW, includes 24 wind turbine generators. Local content of facility equipment, as confirmed by the Ministry of Industry…

Severstal cofirms that its Cherepovets Steel Mill eergy strategy will sigificatly reduce Scope 2 emissios

April 1, 2021 PAO Severstal, one of the world’s leading vertically integrated steel and mining companies, has completed the development of a detailed energy efficiency strategy which will help the Company to increase its own energy generation and reduce Scope 2 emissions. Reducing Severstal’s overall consumption of natural gas, gas flaring and the purchase of…

Russian ambassador to Bolivia visits the construction site of the Center for Nuclear Technology Research and Development (CNTRD) in El Alto

March 24 – Mikhail Ledenev, the head of the Russian embassy at the Plurinational State of Bolivia, and the representatives of the Bolivian Ministry of International Affairs accompanied by Alexey Altynov, Vice President of JSC Rusatom Overseas, visited the construction site of the Center for Nuclear Technology Research and Development (CNTRD) in El Alto located…

Document signed on main terms of prospective EPSS contract with Linde for Gas Processing Complex in Ust-Luga

Background Linde plc is one of the world’s largest companies focused on industrial technologies for natural gas treatment and separation with the recovery of ethane, propane and heavier hydrocarbon fractions. In addition, the company designs and builds cryogenic facilities for natural gas and helium liquefaction. Linde Engineering is an engineering and technical subdivision of Linde. Gazprom and RusGazDobycha are implementing the project for…

ROSATOM began manufacturing passive core flooding systems for Akkuyu NPP Unit 1 (Turkey)

The Volgodonsk Branch of JSC AEM-technology (part of ROSATOM machine-building division Atomenergomash) has started a new project manufacturing Passive Core Flooding System Tanks for the Akkuyu NPP Unit 1 (Turkey). Atommash will manufacture the Passive Core Flooding System Tanks for Units 1 and 3 of the Akkuyu NPP under construction. Each Passive Core Flooding System…

Gazprom and YaNAA agree to extend cooperation to 2021–2023

March 25, 2021, 13:50 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 via a video link. The parties discussed relevant issues of cooperation. The Company is developing a major gas production center on the basis of the Bovanenkovskoye field in the Yamal Peninsula. Pre-development of the second key field in the region, Kharasaveyskoye, is underway, and geological…

Gazprom adds over 480 billion cubic meters to its gas reserves through geological exploration in 2020

March 24, 2021, 11:05 Gas reserve addition rates have been surpassing production rates for 16 consecutive years. The Gazprom Board of Directors took note of the information about the ongoing work for resource base support, geological surveys, and geological exploration performed by the Company. It was highlighted that Gazprom, which has the largest reserves and output of natural gas in the world, is effectively expanding…

Gazprom continuing to enhance corporate governance quality

March 24, 2021, 10:35 The Gazprom Board of Directors took note of the information about the current state of corporate governance, corporate ethics, and transparency of activities at Gazprom. It was highlighted that year after year the Company systematically enhances its corporate standards taking into account, inter alia, the opinions of the investment and expert community. As a result, the corporate governance system conforms to the listing…

Debt for gas supplies reduced in most Russian regions in 2020

March 24, 2021, 10:25 Leaders in debt reduction include the Moscow, Ulyanovsk and Volgograd Regions, the Republic of Tatarstan, and the Astrakhan Region. Heat suppliers are increasing the level of their payments and reducing their debt. At the same time, debt remains a pressing issue in the development of the domestic gas market. The Gazprom Board of Directors took note of the information on improving the payment…

Gazprom reduces greenhouse gas emissions and saves 3.92 million tons of fuel equivalent on fuel and energy in 2020

March 24, 2021, 09:45 Greenhouse gas emissions reduced by 14 per cent against 2019. 3.27 billion cubic meters of natural gas and 305.9 million kWh of electricity saved. Gazprom and Gazprom Neft rank first among Russian oil and gas companies according to the international climate rating compiled by CDP. The Gazprom Board of Directors approved the Company’s ongoing efforts for environmental protection, energy efficiency enhancement,…

Anton Dzhalyabov put in charge of Gazprom Dobycha Noyabrsk

March 22, 2021, 19:00 Anton Dzhalyabov has been appointed Director General of Gazprom Dobycha Noyabrsk. Anton Dzhalyabov was born in 1980. He graduated from Ufa State Petroleum Technological University, majoring in Oil and Gas Field Development and Operation. He has been employed with Gazprom for 19 years. Between 2002 and 2020, he rose through the ranks from Oil and Gas Production Operator to Head…

Unit 6 of Leningrad NPP commissioned for commercial operation

On March 22, 2021, VVER-1200 reactor-enabled Unit 6 was commissioned at the Leningrad NPP. Andrey Petrov, Director General of Rosenergoatom (part of the Electric Power Division of ROSATOM), signed the corresponding order. Pilot operation with 15-day comprehensive tests preceded the unit’s commissioning. On March 10, following the tests, Russian nuclear watchdog Rostechnadzor confirmed the facility…

Gazprom and TMK discuss their cooperation after merger of TMK and ChelPipe

March 19, 2021, 19:30 A working meeting between Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Dmitry Pumpyansky, Chairman of the Board of Directors of TMK, took place today in St. Petersburg. During the meeting, Dmitry Pumpyansky informed Alexey Miller of the results of the deal on the purchase of assets of Chelyabinsk Pipe Rolling Plant (ChelPipe) by TMK. The parties discussed the issues of long-term cooperation, in particular,…

Alexey Miller and Alexander Beglov, Governor of St. Petersburg, discuss cooperation in creation of advanced urban environment

Background Gazprom and the Government of St. Petersburg sign cooperation contracts in furtherance of the Agreement of Cooperation concluded between them. The Agreement to expand the use of natural gas as a vehicle fuel and the Roadmap of the project for the expanded use of hi-tech products of St. Petersburg enterprises in the interests of the Company were also signed between Gazprom and St. Petersburg. As of January 1, 2021,…

Comprehensive Program for reconstruction and re-equipment of processing facilities for years 2021–2025 approved

Background To date, Gazprom’s main processing facilities are the Astrakhan Gas Processing Plant (GPP), the Orenburg gas processing and helium plants, the Sosnogorsk Gas Processing Plant, the Surgut Condensate Stabilization Plant, and the Urengoy Condensate Treatment Plant. The five-year Comprehensive Program for the reconstruction and re-equipment of gas and liquid hydrocarbon processing facilities was approved by Gazprom for…

Gazprom reviews hydrogen energy development areas

March 18, 2021, 15:20 The Gazprom Management Committee addressed the issue of hydrogen production and utilization, as well as export of hydrogen and methane-hydrogen mixtures with the use of the existing gas infrastructure. It was noted that in recent times many countries view hydrogen energy as an area essential for the implementation of national low-carbon development strategies. At the same time, hydrogen is a secondary energy source, i.e. additional energy…

Gazprom and Shell expanding cooperation

March 16, 2021, 17:30 Today, Gazprom and Shell signed an Agreement of Strategic Cooperation for a five-year period. The signing ceremony was held via a video link in the presence of Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Ben van Beurden, Chief Executive Officer of Royal Dutch Shell. The newly signed document expands the interaction between the two companies. Particular attention…

Subsidiary of TVEL Fuel Company of ROSATOM contracts supplies of nuclear fuel components for research reactor in Egypt

Novosibirsk Chemical Concentrates Plant (NCCP, an enterprise of TVEL Fuel Company of ROSATOM) and the Egyptian Atomic Energy Agency (EAEA) signed the contractual documents for supplies of another batch of the low-enriched fuel components to Egypt in 2021. The supplies are carried out under the long-term frame contract for exports of Russian-made nuclear fuel components…

The Engineering Division starts vaccination of employees at overseas construction sites against COVID-19

The Engineering Division of ROSATOM has started vaccination of employees at overseas construction sites against coronavirus infection. The first to receive a batch of Sputnik V medication were the employees of Rooppur NPP construction site (the People’s Republic of Bangladesh). A team of medical workers from Federal Medical and Biological Agency arrived in Bangladesh the…

Gazprom, RusGazDobycha and NIPIGAZ make decision to terminate EPC contract for Ust-Luga Gas Processing Complex

Background Gazprom and RusGazDobycha are implementing the project for a natural gas processing and liquefaction complex near the settlement of Ust-Luga, with the RusKhimAlyans special-purpose company as the project operator. It is the anchor project of the major gas processing and chemical cluster that is being established in the region. The complex will have the largest capacity in Russia in terms of gas processing and will…

Rostechnadzor issued the statement of conformance of Unit 6 of Leningrad NPP to requirements of technical regulations and project documentation

On March 10, Head of the North European Interregional Department for Supervision over Nuclear and Radiation Safety of Rostechnadzor Sergey Perevoshchikov delivered the statement of conformance of Unit 6 to requirements of technical regulations and project documentation to Director of Leningrad NPP Vladimir Pereguda. The day before, the final 15-day integrated tests of the new…

Gazprom delegation’s working visit to Mongolia

March 11, 2021, 11:55 Flight made along the proposed route of the Soyuz Vostok gas pipeline. Action plan of the Joint Working Group for 2021–2022 signed. A Gazprom delegation headed by Vitaly Markelov, Deputy Chairman of the Company’s Management Committee, paid a working visit to Mongolia. The visit involved a flight along the proposed route of the Soyuz Vostok gas pipeline, which will become…

Construction of Akkuyu NPP Unit 3 (Turkey) Begins

10 March, 2021, Büyükeceli (Mersin Province, Turkey) – A ceremony commemorating the start of Unit 3 construction was held at the site of the first Turkish nuclear power plant Akkuyu. Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan joined the ceremony via videoconference. Energy and Natural Resources Minister Fatih Dönmez, ROSATOM Director General…