Oil and Gas, Chelyabinsk Pipe Plant (ChTPZ)
Gazprom Equipment has purchased 144 thousand tons of large diameter pipes for repairs to the amount of 14 billion rubles.
MMK, TMK and ChTPZ have signed with Gazprom a 3-party program of scientific-technical cooperation for the output of steel plates and new generation pipes.
Before the end of the year, OMK will supply 150 thousand tons of pipes for the Nord Stream - 2 gas pipeline, ChTPZ - more than 80 thousand tons of pipes, chairman of the Coordination Council of the
Gazprom has signed a road map with the Chelyabinsk pipe rolling plant for the development of the production of new generation pipes.
A.Miller has held a number of meetings with heads of pipe companies - the construction of large projects is near at hand, and it seems that the head of Gazprom has decided to pre-test the waters &n
The supply of pipes for the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline will begin in December 2016 - January 2017, the Reuters reports, citing head of the company Pipe Innovative Technologies Ivan Shabalov.
The dispute of Gazprom and the FAS for terms of the monopoly’s auction for the purchase of large-diameter pipes (LDP) for 12 billion rubles has moved into the judicial plane.
Gazprom will buy pipe products only in Russia in the near future. Press-service of Chelyabinsk Pipe plant reports citing the chairman of the Board of Management of “Gazprom” A.Miller.
“At present, Gazprom buys 99.96% of its pipe products in Russia. To date, we implement new programmes and new form of cooperation together with pipe companies. In particular, there were signed long-term agreements for the purchase of future things. They are the products, which even did not have pilot samples.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia S.Lavrov asserted the construction of Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline is a commercial project, attempts to block it are of a political nature.
“We are confident Nord Stream-2 will increase energy security in Europe. The project is a commercial one and it joins a number of western companies. Efforts to block the project have a political character. The Americans are trying to make difficulties via their close friends in the North Atlantic Alliance,” RIA Novosti reports citing S.Lavrov.
Russian pipe manufacturers will share the margin with foreigners.
Russian pipe manufacturers, who won 60% of the lots for the supply of pipes for the Nord Stream 2, will have to share the profits with European steelmakers. OMK of Anatoliy Sedykh has already signed a major contract for the purchase of steel for the project from the Austrian Voestalpine (up to 40% of the volume), ChTPZ of Andrey Komarov also prepares to buy imported steel. Sources "The Kommersant" calls it part of a tacit agreement, but the pipe manufacturers claim that they only diversify supply risks.