Major events of 2015

Milestones of 2015

  • Completed the first stage of the exploration of Bazhenov Formation reserves at the South Priobskoye field in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous District-Yugra;
  • Start of commercial production at the Garmian Block (Kurdistan)

  • Chinese rating agency Dagong assigns Gazprom Neft a high credit rating of ‘АА-’;
  • The Company’s stake in CJSC Northgas increases to 50%;
  • Acquisition of a large-capacity bunkering tanker for operations in the Black Sea.

  • The Moscow Oil Refinery becomes the first Russian oil refining enterprise to install an automated air monitoring system

  • Establishment of a technopark in Omsk with advanced industrial automation developments

  • Construction launched on Russia’s largest complex gas treatment plant at the Novoportovskoye field

  • Start of offshore geological exploration of the East Siberian and Chukchi Seas;
  • First pilot batch of needle coke obtained at the Omsk Oil Refinery;
  • The Company’s stake in SeverEnergia (Arcticgas) increased to 46.7% from 45.1%

  • ЗLaunch of the South Priobskoye Gas Processing Plant jointly with SIBUR;
  • Completed construction on the Arctic terminal at the Novoportovskoye field

  • Obtained a certificate of compliance with the ISO 50001 Energy Management System Standard

  • Production of the one millionth tonne of oil at the Prirazlomnoye field;
  • Start of construction on the first icebreaking supply vessel for the Novy Port project
  • December
    • Completed reconstruction of a crude oil processing complex at the Omsk Oil Refinery and reconstruction of the KT-1/1 atmospheric residue deep conversion complex

    Main events of 2016 г.

    January 2016
    • Gazprom Neft’s project to develop catalyst production was granted national status;
    • Start of work to explore Bazhenov Formation reserves at the Vyngayakhinskoye field in the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous District

    February 2016
    • Successful testing of the first Russian-made hydrotreating catalyst at the Omsk Oil Refinery;
    • The Company is awarded the title of best employer in Russia;
    • Acquisition of a 75% stake in the charter capital of LLC NOVA-Brit, the owner of an innovative bitumen materials plant

    March 2016
    • Took over operational control of the Sarqala field in the Kurdish region of Iraq
    See also:

    Interview with Gazprom Neft CEO A.V. Dyukov on the opening of the Yuzhno-Priobskoye gas processing plant