Gazprom Neft has completed the commissioning of its Arctic assets – Prirazlomnoye, Novoportovskoye and the fields of the Messoyakha group.
The Gates of the Arctic offshore oil terminal has launched operations in the Gulf of Ob. The terminal is a key facility in the unique arrangement for transporting oil from the Novoportovskoye field via the Northern Sea Route.
In order to improve the efficiency of management processes for production assets in the Orenburg Region, the reorganisation of Gazprom Neft Orenburg CJSC was completed in 2016 via the acquisition of Centre for Science-Intensive Technologies CJSC (which owns licences for the right to use the subsoil resources of the Tsarichansky area, Filatovskoye field and Tsarichanskoye field) and Zhivoy Istok CJSC (which owns licences for the right to use the subsoil resources of the Baleykinskoye field and Uransky area) with the simultaneous transformation of Gazprom Neft Orenburg CJSC into Gazprom Neft Orenburg LLC.
A centralised energy service enterprise called Gazpromneft-Energy Service LLC in which the sole participant is Gazprom Neft PJSC was established in order to provide energy services to the Gazprom Neft Group’s production assets located in the Moscow and Omsk regions.
Gazpromneft-Catalytic Systems (100% of the charter capital is owned by Gazprom Neft PJSC) was established within the structure of the Gazprom Neft Group to implement a project to build catalytic cracking catalyst and hydrogenating process catalyst production facilities. This project has been granted the status of a national project based on a decision by a Ministry of Energy working group.
In June 2016, Gazpromneft-Lubricants LLC acquired 100% shares/interest in the assets of the Rospolikhim Group of Companies: Sovkhimtekh CJSC, Poliefir LLC and BSV-KHIM LLC. As a result of the transaction, the Gazprom Neft Group acquired an asset with a full ester production cycle.
Gazpromneft-Bitumen Materials LLC acquired a 75% stake in the charter capital of NOVA-Brit LLC, a company that specialises in the production of bitumen-derived encapsulating materials under the BRIT® brand, which are used for the construction, repair and maintenance of roads, airfields and artificial structures and also in civil engineering. The company’s products meet international quality standards.
A transaction was closed to acquire a 100% stake in the charter capital of CHUKOTKAEROSBYT LLC as part of the Gazprom Neft Group’s project to acquire the aviation fuel business at airports of the Chukotka Autonomous District.