A regular meeting of Gazprom International's Board took place on 18 October. The meeting examined issues regarding current activities and the results of the work performed over the past reporting period, and approved a number of internal regulatory documents.
In particular, the Board approved the Regulations on the Procurement of Goods, Works and Services for Gazprom EP International B.V. Group Companies, the aim of which is to ensure that the needs of the Companies in the Gazprom International Group for goods, works and services are met in full and on a timely basis, and to improve the procurement procedure and enhance its efficiency.
These regulations, the text of which can be read here, enter into force on 1 November 2013. Work to launch the corresponding section of the Gazprom-International.соm website will be completed in the near future.
Gazprom International (registered in the Netherlands, full name Gazprom EP International B.V.) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Gazprom, and the sole operator of Gazprom's overseas projects in the field of prospecting, exploration and development of hydrocarbon deposits. The corresponding decision was taken by Gazprom's management in March 2011.
Gazprom International's main types of activity are: prospecting and the acquisition of new assets; the creation of or involvement in new oil-and-gas projects in various regions of the world on behalf of Gazprom; the management of Gazprom's foreign upstream projects, both on land and offshore; the design and construction of main and supporting industrial infrastructure (capacity for transporting, processing hydrocarbon raw materials, etc.); representing Gazprom’s interests outside the Russian Federation.
Gazprom International's headquarters are located in Amsterdam (the Netherlands). Its branches in Russia are located in St. Petersburg and Moscow.
Currently, Gazprom International carries out its activities in Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Vietnam, Algeria, Bolivia, Bangladesh, Kirgizia, Libya, Nigeria, Venezuela and India. Talks are underway regarding the possibility of joining projects in Ecuador, Brazil, Pakistan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, the Dominican Republic, and a number of other countries.