Rostekhnadzor will inspect a joint venture of Bashneft and LUKOIL

Rostekhnadzor will inspect a joint venture of Bashneft and LUKOIL


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The company, owned by Bashneft and LUKOIL, and developing field. Trebs and Titov, held an unscheduled inspection. LUKOIL previously said he did not expect problems with SP after the change of ownership of “Bashneft”

Pechora Department of Rostechnadzor on 24 October will begin an unscheduled inspection of the company “Bashneft-Polyus”, which develops the field. Trebs and Titov in the Nenets Autonomous district, the materials placed in the Unified registry of inspections of the Prosecutor General. The test will last until October 28, the documents.

Information about the impending test RBC confirmed the official representative of Rostechnadzor Julia Neposedov. According to her, Rostechnadzor received a notice from Bashneft on the completion of construction of objects of capital construction in the field name Trebs and Titov. “Upon receipt of such notification we are always unscheduled, and the order of them is issued within 1-2 days from the date of receipt of the notice”, she added. A representative of Rostechnadzor said that the order to monitor released October 7.

The official representative of LUKOIL Vitaly Matushkin told RBC that he was not notified about the unscheduled audit “Bashneft-the pole”.

OOO “Bashneft–Polyus” — a joint venture of Bashneft and LUKOIL (LUKOIL’s share — 25%, Bashneft — 75%). The company is developing the field name Trebs and Titov in the Nenets Autonomous district with reserves exceeding 140 million tonnes of oil.

Bashneft on October 12 under the control of Rosneft, which bought a share of Federal property management Agency (of 50.08%) for 329,69 billion rubles on that day, the head of LUKOIL Vagit Alekperov statedthat the company does not “expect problems” in the work with joint ventures with “Bashneft”. LUKOIL does not intend to leave number of shareholders of “Bashneft-the Pole”, stressed the Vice-President of the company Leonid Fedun.

Press Secretary of “Rosneft” Mikhail Leontyev October 12, said Forbes, that it is premature to talk about further cooperation of Bashneft and LUKOIL. “There is a different set of transactions, among which there are decidedly mixed, so to speak, of the transaction. We will all be looking to see a legitimate reason, the terms of the acquisition, which encumbrance there and so on. Everything we look at,” he said. While Leont’ev noted that the field name Trebs and Titov is a “good field”. “As far as we know, one of the incentives of joining “LUKOIL”, “Bashneft” was the interest in these fields,” he said.