2014: Turning Challenges into Opportunities

OOO Gazprom Export Director General Elena Burmistrova about the results of the year

Gazprom Export’s headquarters inaugurated in St. Petersburg

Gazprom CEO Alexey Miller inaugurated the new office building of Gazprom Export located at Ostrovsky Square in St. Petersburg

Gazprom Group enhances footprint on European NGV market

Volumes of CNG and LNG marketed through the network of company’s and partner-operated gas stations surged more than 9-fold against 2013.

Synchronized schedule of maintenance and repair operations on main gas export routes for 2015 signed

On 11 December, OOO Gazprom Export held the regular annual meeting with representatives of European gas transmission operators. The session resulted in the signing of the synchronized schedule of maintenance and repair works for 2015 for the main export directions — North, Yamal and Uzhgorod.

Gazprom Export boosts small-scale LNG supplies to European markets

Gas is being delivered from a plant in Kaliningrad that has been recently put back into operation after upgrade.

Gazprom Export volumes of active gas in European UGSs exceed 5 bcm

This is 1.5 times more than the level reached in the middle of November 2013.

“Blue Corridor” NGV rally successfully completes its 6600-km route

The participants of the 8th international natural NGV rally “Blue Corridor-2014” arrived in Russia.

Gazprom Marketing & Trading Singapore celebrated the 5th anniversary on Monday, 20 October

Evolving from a small company with three employees Gazprom Marketing & Trading Singapore (GM&TS) for the past few years has reached remarkable results.

Another Milestone in Energy Supply Security

New cavern begins operations at USF Katharina (Bernburg) to commemorate five-year anniversary.

"Blue Corridor-2014" NGV rally hits the road from Saint-Petersburg

The participants of the “Blue Corridor-2014” will drive along the motorways of fifteen European countries, covering altogether over 6000 km, and finishing on 31st October

Germans choose natural gas as a heat fuel for new residential buildings

Natural gas remains the most popular fuel for German residential developers, show the latest figures from the Federal Statistical Office.

"Blue Corridor-2014" NGV rally will hit the road in October

The international OEM-produced natural gas-fuelled vehicles (NGV) rally “Blue Corridor-2014” will start on October 7.

GAZPROM Group and port of Rostock investigate opportunities for cooperation in LNG market

The main direction of future cooperation is the development of marketing and usage of LNG in road transport and shipping in the German state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania.

Gazprom settles all payments through accounts in Gazprombank (OAO) in full

The Gazprom Group settles in full and in due time all the payments in Russian rubles and in international currencies, through accounts of Gazprom and its affiliated companies operated by Gazprombank.

Russia hosted Gazprom-supported Scirocco R-Cup

VW Scirocco R-Cup made its first appearance in Russia on 11 and 12 July as part of the DTM racing weekend at the Moscow Raceway.

Gazprom Marketing & Trading signs Service Agreement with Sakhalin Energy for the supervision of construction of four offshore support vessels

During the three-year contract, GM&T’s Shipping unit will support Sakhalin Energy by providing technical expertise and supervising the full cycle of the shipbuilding process.

Gazprom Export will balance the demand peaks in Europe with the help of underground storages

Gazprom took the decision to increase gas injection into the European UGS facilities during summer months of 2014.

Natural gas is crucial for the energy sector in Germany, poll shows

The poll showed 70% of respondents were in favor of natural gas as the best possible energy source to supplement renewables.

Shale revolution is a regional event, says GECF Secretary General

Influence of shale gas is limited, thinks Seyed Mohammad Hossein Adeli.

New season of natural gas-fuelled car races Scirocco R-Cup now open

Opening ceremony of the new natural gas-fuelled car racing series Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup season took place on a legendary racing track Hockenheimring, Germany.

Gazprom Marketing & Trading signs long-term time charter agreement with Sakhalin Energy

At a ceremony held in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, GM&T and Sakhalin Energy signed a time charter agreement for the provision of an LNG vessel. The duration of the contract is 13 years.

Gazprom Group contracted capacity of 1.9 bcm in Bergermeer Gas Storage

Bergermeer will significantly contribute to the security of European energy supply and create more efficient gas markets by increasing competition.

Bulgaria confirms interest in South Stream gas pipeline project

Minister of Economy and Energy of Bulgaria Mr.Stoynev reminded that South Stream is a long-term European infrastructural project of the highest priority not only for Bulgaria.

New “Scirocco R-Cup” racing series launched in partnership with Gazprom Germania

The Volkswagen Scirocco 285 hp racecars running on Russian gas as engine fuel are participating in the competitions.

European Parliament approved development of alternative refueling infrastructure

Member States will have to build up a minimum infrastructure for alternative fuels, in conformity with the common EU-wide standards for equipment.

Sakhalin Energy submitted 2013 Sustainable Development Annual Report

The document contains comprehensive data about production, business, environmental and social activities of the company for the previous year.

50 million tonnes of LNG produced on Sakhalin-2 project

Since the start of the production in February 2009 the company supplied 769 cargoes of Liquefied Natural Gas.

South Stream offshore pipeline (Russian sector) will have no negative impact on environment

The State Expert Review Commission gave the seal of approval to the Design Documentation for the Russian sector of the South Stream Offshore Pipeline.

VEMEX opens a new CNG station in Pilsen

Station will be opened 24 hours a day. It offers same quality standard for customers as any petrol station.

40 years of Russian natural gas in Finland, the twentieth anniversary of Gasum

The milestone event was celebrated in Helsinki by Gasum, a partner of Gazprom Export on the Finnish market.

In 2013 Gazprom Export set a historical record in gas deliveries

The overall supply growth reached 16.33%, gas supplies to Western Europe increased by more than 20%.

South Stream Transport signed agreement with Sea Ports of Bulgaria

Agreement allows for pipe storage at the ports; pipes will be used for construction of the South Stream Offshore Pipeline.