Rus News Journal

Gazprom remained without drilling, having sold its all for 4 mlrd rbl.

the State gas concern Gazprom remained without own drilling - the company has sold the chisel actives. As have given in management of the information of the gas giant, branch Gazprom drilling it has been sold all for 4 mlrd 50 million rbl. still on March, 11th 2011.
Thus in management of the information of Gazprom did not begin to make comments, who became the new owner chisel daughters (were Burgaz ) .
the Information that Gazprom wants to sell the actives on drilling of chinks, has appeared still one year ago. Then experts have estimated market cost of these actives in 1 mlrd dollars, and Vladimir Putin`s acquaintance, the owner " was considered as the most probable applicant for it; Strojgazmontazha Arcady Rotenberg. However, then to achieve comments about it neither from Gazprom, nor from brothers Rotenbergov and was not possible.
Meanwhile before competition the initial price of an active has been defined at a rate of only 4 mlrd rbl. Thus, the winner of the auctions has thrown for the starting sum of the whole 50 million rbl. that has allowed it to become the owner not the most effective, but rather large enterprise in the area.
Gazprom drilling (were Burgaz ) It is created in April 1997. As a result of spent structural transformations to gas branch and at present is one of the largest chisel enterprises of Russia. The company gave about 1,5 % of a gain of Gazprom, however had low operational profitability in comparison with competitors.
experts believe that after sale former chisel a daughter and remains the basic contractor of Gazprom. The company equips gas deposits of the gas giant on peninsula Yamal, in Eastern Siberia and in the Far East, and also in other Russian regions.