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Russian information channel “Russia 24” is the undisputed leader of fieldwork with the most important events – maximum live broadcasts, crews in the very action, access to true-to-fact information.

Three quarters of Russians note that “Russia 24” is the main source of information for them and more than half of the respondents states that they watch the TV channel regularly.

According to the information and analytics system Medialogiya, “Russia 24” holds the highest citation index among Russian TV channels.

TV channel “Russia 24” has created a single information space in the country, providing one-time access to the news to everyone from Kamchatka to Kaliningrad.

Moscow’s power complex is one of the largest in the world. It provides resources to a city of 12.5 million people. At the same time, the Russian capital’s utility systems remain highly safe and reliable.

The existing power capacity, which is necessary for a rapidly developing metropolis, allows consumers to enjoy a stable and regular energy supply while meeting the demands of the city’s programmes and  infrastructure projects. The city has not suffered a single consumer blackout for the eighth year in a row.

The sustainable development of Moscow’s energy sector allowed for a 31.1% reduction in the energy intensity of the gross regional product in the period from 2011 to 2018. By 2020, this reduction is expected to hit 40%, fulfilling the objectives set by the Russian government.  


The State Atomic Energy Corporation ROSATOM is a global technological leader. The company has the assets and competencies to work at all stages of the nuclear production chain from uranium mining to decommissioning of nuclear facilities and spent nuclear fuel management. ROSATOM brings together about 400 enterprises and organizations. ROSATOM is third in the world in nuclear power generation. The corporation is the global leader in simultaneous implementation of NPP power units and has the largest portfolio of foreign construction projects (36 NPP power units in 12 countries).

ROSATOM manufactures equipment, produces isotopes for nuclear medicine, and carries out research and material studies. It also assembles supercomputers and designs software and different nuclear and non-nuclear innovative products. The company has business ventures in various clean energy projects. ROSATOM has second largest uranium reserve and occupies 17% of the global nuclear fuel market.

Alexey Likhachev — General Director of the State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom

Gazprom is a global energy company focused on the geological exploration, production, transportation, storage, processing and sale of gas, gas condensate and oil, sale of gas as a vehicle fuel, and the generation and sale of heat and electric power. Gazprom holds the world’s largest natural gas reserves and is the global leader in gas production.

The company implements large-scale gas development projects in the Yamal Peninsula, Eastern Siberia, and the Russian Far East, as well as several hydrocarbon exploration and production projects abroad. Gazprom sells gas to Russian consumers and exports gas to more than 30 countries within and beyond the former Soviet Union and is the largest gas exporter to Europe.

The company is successfully expanding its LNG sales and is one of the three top oil and gas condensate producers in Russia. Gazprom owns the country’s major power generating assets.

Alexey Miller — Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors, Chairman of the Management Committee, Gazprom

NOVATEK is one of the largest independent natural gas producers in Russia. Founded in 1994, the company is engaged in the exploration, production, processing, and marketing of natural gas and liquid hydrocarbons. NOVATEK carries out commercial hydrocarbon production at 18 fields.

The company has highly efficient producing and processing facilities. In 2018, the company produced a total of 549.1 mln boe of marketable hydrocarbons.

NOVATEK ranks among the world's top five leading companies in terms of proven natural gas reserves. At the end of 2018, the company’s reserve to production ratio was 29 years.

The company's largest project is Yamal LNG, which is being implemented in Russia’s Yamal Peninsula. It is an integrated natural gas production, liquefaction, and sales project with a capacity of 17.4 mtpa. In December 2018, the LNG plant reached a capacity of 16.5 mtpa more than a year ahead of schedule.

Further reinforcing its position in the global LNG market, in the spring of 2019, the company commissioned a 660,000 tpa LNG production and transshipment complex in the port of Vysotsk (Leningrad Region, Russia).

Leonid Mikhelson — Chairman of the Management Board and member of the Board of Directors, NOVATEK, and Chairman of the Board of Directors, SIBUR.

Rosseti, Public Joint Stock Company (ROSSETI) – an operator of energy grids in Russia and one of the largest electric companies in the world. The company maintains 2.35 million km of power transmission lines, 507,000 substations with a transformer capacity of more than 792 GW. In 2018, net power supply to consumers amounted to 761.5 billion kWh. The Rosseti Group of Companies has 220,000 employees. The asset portfolio of ROSSETI includes 35 subsidiaries and affiliates, including 15 interregional and a main network company. The controlling shareholder of the company is the state represented by the Federal Agency for State Property Management of the Russian Federation, which owns 88.04% of the share capital. ROSSETI is a leading company in the Russian market in introducing innovative technologies to the main and distribution grid complex. The company pays great attention to such issues as energy conservation, energy efficiency, international cooperation, environmental protection and occupational safety.

Pavel Livinsky — CEO, Rosseti

Business FM – Russia’s first business radio station.

Broadcasting in Moscow at the frequency 87.5 FM
St. Petersburg – 107.4 FM
Ufa – 107.5 FM
Kaliningrad – 101.8 FM
Ekaterinburg – 99.4 FM
Krasnoyarsk – 104.2 FM
Сhelyabinsk – 100.8 FM
Nignii Novgorod – 107.8 FM
Novosibirsk – 105.7 FM
Samara – 90.6 FM
Kazan – 93.5 FM

Business FM provides an exclusive product for a small segment of the general public but the most active and influential one, which in minutes must have the full spectrum of information about money. Business FM is a member company of the RUMEDIA group of companies.

Gazprom Neft is a vertically integrated oil company primarily engaged in oil and gas exploration and production, refining, and the production and sale of petroleum products. Gazprom Neft’s corporate structure encompasses more than 70 exploration and production, refining and retail companies in Russia, the CIS and worldwide.

Gazprom Neft is one of the world’s top-10 public companies by proven liquid hydrocarbon reserves, and a global leader in terms of the speed of reserves replacement. The company’s production and refining volumes – which in 2018 reached 92.9 million tonnes of oil equivalent (Mtoe) and 42.9 million tonnes of oil respectively – places it among the top-three most important companies in Russia.

Gazprom Neft’s products are sold throughout Russia and exported to over 50 countries worldwide. The company has more than 1,830 filling stations throughout Russia, the CIS and Europe.

Net profit at Gazprom Neft reached RUB 376.7 billion in 2018, a 49-percent increase from 2017. The company is a market leader in terms of both financial growth and various efficiency metrics, including its internal rate of return (IRR).

The company’s majority shareholder is Gazprom PJSC (95.68 percent), with the remaining shares in free circulation.


Alexander Dyukov — CEO and Chairman of the Management Board, Gazprom Neft

Surgutneftegas is one of the largest vertically integrated oil companies in Russia, uniting R&D, exploration, drilling, production units, oil and gas processing, and marketing enterprises. The company focuses its business in Russia and operates from the Baltic Sea to the Far East.

The company carries out a significant amount of exploratory and production drilling and is active in Russia’s three largest oil and gas provinces – Western Siberia, Eastern Siberia, and Timan-Pechora. The company demonstrates a high level of commitment to ensuring the environmental safety of its production and rational use of all types of resources. A comprehensive engineering and environmental approach to the use of associated petroleum gas allows the company to maintain a record level of its utilization – exceeding 99%.

KINEF LLC, part of Surgutneftegas, is one of the leading petroleum processing plants in Russia in terms of refining throughput. The refinery produces high quality products that are in high demand on the domestic and international markets.

Vladimir Bogdanov — General Director of Surgutneftegas

Rosseti, Public Joint Stock Company (ROSSETI) – an operator of energy grids in Russia and one of the largest electric companies in the world. The company maintains 2.35 million km of power transmission lines, 507,000 substations with a transformer capacity of more than 792 GW. In 2018, net power supply to consumers amounted to 761.5 billion kWh. The Rosseti Group of Companies has 220,000 employees. The asset portfolio of ROSSETI includes 35 subsidiaries and affiliates, including 15 interregional and a main network company. The controlling shareholder of the company is the state represented by the Federal Agency for State Property Management of the Russian Federation, which owns 88.04% of the share capital. ROSSETI is a leading company in the Russian market in introducing innovative technologies to the main and distribution grid complex. The company pays great attention to such issues as energy conservation, energy efficiency, international cooperation, environmental protection and occupational safety.

Pavel Livinsky — CEO, Rosseti

Established in 1904, TASS is Russia’s state-run news agency.

TASS offers its subscribers a wide range of news services in both Russian and English. The news agency generates more than 1,500 news items and 500 photographs a day, thus producing an integral and unbiased picture of events from around the globe. TASS Photo Archive contains two million photographs and its database has over 10 million documents.

TASS’ special projects and infographics have repeatedly earned national and international awards.

The news agency’s press-centres operate in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg, Novosibirsk, and Pyatigorsk. Every year, TASS holds over 1,000 various events on its own platforms, as well as within major forums in Russia and around the globe.

TASS is a member of international and regional mass media organizations and maintains partnerships with more than 100 news agencies throughout the world.

TASS’ 1,800 employees in Russia and abroad keep the agency going in real time.

Interfax is the leading information group in the CIS and the recognized leader of the B2B segment of Russia’s information market.

Interfax dates back to 1989 with the founding of the Interfax News Agency, which became the country's first non-governmental outlet for up-to-the-minute political and economic news.

Interfax is the most frequently cited source for information on Russia and the CIS in media around the world and the most popular newswire service on the Russian financial market.

Interfax develops professional information solutions that help companies operate in the financial and commodity markets, enabling them to make investment decisions, manage risk, organize external communications, and fulfill regulatory requirements.

Interfax's best-known IT services include SPARK (counterparty risk management), SCAN (media analysis and monitoring), ASTRA (analytical solution for compliance with Russian law on transfer pricing), X-Compliance (Know Your Customer solution to comply with anti-money laundering and anti-terrorism financing legislation), SPARK-Marketing (analysis of commodity markets), Regulatory news disclosure center (e-DISCLOSURE.RU), RU DATA (reference data and analytics).

Interfax develops partnerships with the world’s leading brands.

Working with Sberbank of Russia and Experian, Interfax created the United Credit Bureau, Russia’s market leader for consumer credit information. Interfax's joint venture with Dun & Bradstreet, another international information market leader, provides business information.

Rossiya Segodnya International Information Agency is an international media group which aims to provide prompt and balanced coverage of international events and to inform its audience about different perspectives on key events including stories that other media outlets keep silent about.

Rossiya Segodnya is Russia’s largest producer of information products designed for a worldwide audience and provides radio broadcasting and newswires 24/7 in Russian, English, Spanish, Arabic, and Chinese. It also has websites in 30 languages, international multimedia press centres, it produces and distributes photo content and infographics, and delivers information products on social media and mobile apps.

Outside of Russia, the International Information Agency is represented by the Sputnik news agency and radio network which has multimedia news hubs in dozens of countries.

Margarita Simonyan is the editor-in-chief of Rossiya Segodnya International Information Agency and Dmitry Kiselev is its Director General.

Kommersant is one of the first independent media companies founded in Russia and publisher of the first business daily in the country. For almost 30 years, objectivity, accuracy, and speed have been the company’s guiding principles, helping Kommersant remain one of the country’s most reliable and influential media outlets.

Apart from its broadsheet daily, the company also publishes a weekly magazine Ogonyok, a weekly magazine Kommersant WEEKEND, monthly automobile magazine Kommersant AUTOPILOT, supplements Kommersant DENGI and Kommersant KIDS, monthly color supplement Kommersant STYLE about the latest lifestyle and fashion trends.

Kommersant has been online since 1995 and opened Kommersant FM radio in 2010.

Kommersant apps are available for mobile devices operating on Windows Mobile, Windows Phone, Android, and iOS platforms.


The Russian national daily newspaper Izvestiya was first published on 13 March 1917, and has been regularly published ever since, remaining faithful to its name for a whole century.

“Rossiyskaya Gazeta” is a modern multimedia group that provides readers daily with up-to-date, reliable and relevant information about Russian regional and federal affairs and worldwide events.
The newspaper and its electronic platforms publish news, features, exclusive interviews and comments from public officials and the most powerful representatives of business, politics and culture.
Today “Rossiyskaya Gazeta” is the leader in terms of audience size in the segment of daily sociopolitical and business newspapers. It is also among the leaders of the media citation rating.
Media holding of “Rossiyskaya gazeta” include:
“Rossiyskaya gazeta” – Daily social and political newspaper
“Rossiyskaya gazeta - Nedelya” – Weekly issue
“Rodina” – Monthly historical magazine
“Rossiyskaya gazeta” supplements – Special color thematic supplements.

RBC

RBC is a leading Russian media holding, with leadership positions in news and business media, as well as in domain name registration and hosting. The company’s history counts more than 20 years. RBC employs key media platforms such as the Internet,TV,and press,develops B2B media services,and provides domain registration and hosting services (RU-CENTER Group).

RBC’s aggregate monthly business audience exceeds 34m people (source: TNS data, including overlapping audience). At the same time, Rbc.ru has continually been ranked among top online media in the citation ranking (source: Medialogia data for 2014).

RU-CENTER Group provides services to more than 1 million users, with major Russian companies and leading players on the Internet market among them.

In 2013, RBC’s brand was valued at RUB 10.6bn by Interbrand, an international branding agency, making it 24th out of 40 most valuable Russian brands.

In order to implement the state policy on the provision of high-quality housing, elimination of dilapidated housing and modernisation of housing and utilities, a state-run corporation known as the Housing and Utilities Reform Fund was established in 2007.

Currently, the Fund’s key objectives are:

  • implementation of the federal project Ensuring Sustainable Reduction of Uninhabitable Housing Stock, which is part of the Housing and Urban Environment national project and is aimed at rehousing 660,000 people from almost 12 million square meters of dilapidated dwelling space by 1 September 2025
  • participation in implementing the Pure Water and Clean Volga federal projects, which form part of the Ecology national project. These projects are aimed at providing more people in Russia with high-quality drinking water and at facilitating a three-fold reduction in the dumping of polluted sewage water into the Volga River.
Konstantin Tsytsyn — General Director, Housing and Utilities Reform Fund

SIBUR is the leader in the Russian petrochemical industry and one of the largest companies globally in this sector. It has more than 26,000 employees. The company’s unique vertically integrated business model allows it to create highly competitive products consumed in the chemical, fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG), automotive, construction, energy and other industries in 80 countries worldwide.

SIBUR helps to reduce CO2 emissions stemming from the burning of oil extraction by-products, such as associated petroleum gas (APG), by recycling them instead. In 2018, SIBUR processed 22.3 billion cubic metres of APG, which cut greenhouse gas emissions by 72 million tonnes, equivalent to the annual CO2 footprint of a mid-sized European country.

In 2018, SIBUR reported a revenue of USD 9.1 billion and adjusted EBITDA of USD 3.3 billion.

Dmitry Konov — Chairman of the Management Board, SIBUR Holding

TATNEFT is one of the largest oil companies in Russia that is steadily developing upstream and downstream operations, petrochemicals, tire manufacturing, and a network of fuel and service stations and service companies. TATNEFT also has a stake in the financial banking and insurance sector.
In order to gain a competitive edge, maintain its leading position in the industry and drive sustainable growth, the TATNEFT Group Strategy up to 2030 has been developed. This strategy is focused on maximizing the shareholder value of the company. The revised strategy calls for increased oil production up to 38.4 million tonnes of crude oil with a 100 percent reserve replacement rate, continued diversification of business, further growth in investment efficiency, reduction in the environmental footprint, and provision of a safe and healthy work environment.
The accomplishments attained in production operations, environmental compliance, and community support activities as well as the high level of corporate governance, openness and transparency of the company are highly valued by its shareholders, business partners and the investment community in general.


Nail Maganov — General Director of Tatneft

FGC UES (a member of Rosseti Group) is one of the world’s largest public electric grid companies based on power line length and transformer capacity. It was established in 2002 as part of the restructuring of the electric power industry, when it was designated monopoly operator of the Unified National Electric Grid. FGC’s area of responsibility covers 145.9 thousand km of high-voltage transmission lines and 958 substations with a total installed capacity of 352 thousand MVA. The company ensures that consumers in 79 Russian regions have access to a reliable energy supply. Rosseti owns 80.13% of shares in the company. FGC employs 22 thousand people.

Andrey Murov — Chairman of FGC UES Management Board

Rambler News Service (RNS; part of the company Rambler&Co) is a rapidly growing agency, specializing in providing in-depth and engaging analysis of current affairs in Russia and beyond, exclusive economic news, and related multimedia content.

The agency’s website is home to the latest news, interviews, and information on appointments and resignations, as well as topical commentary from leading business, economic and political experts.

Our team of seasoned specialists report on the economy, policies, and everything in between, delivering content for eleven different news feeds: Economy, Society, Finance, the Energy Sector, the Internet, Industry, Consumer Markets, IT and Media, Transport, Sports Economics, and Regional Economics.

Lenta.ru is one of the oldest and most respected online media outlets in Russia. It covers a wide variety of topics including politics, economics, science, the internet, culture and sports. Lenta.ru is one of the five most visited websites in Europe, and the only Russian website to appear on the list. It attracts 2.5 million unique visitors per day and approximately 30 million unique visitors per month.

Established in September 1999, Gazeta.ru was the first socio-political online media outlet to launch on the Russian-language internet. According to LiveInternet, it is one of the five largest online media outlets in Russia by number of unique visitors, and is also one of the three most cited outlets, according to Medialogy.

Every day, Gazeta.ru publishes news, exclusive materials and interviews with leading public and political figures, as well as photo reports and online broadcasts of events. It also produces special projects, video galleries, video programmes, and mobile applications.

Zarubezhneft is one of Russia’s leading state oil and gas companies with unique experience of working in different parts of the world.

In its 50 years of activity, Zarubezhneft has carried out large-scale oil and gas projects in more than 30 countries, including Algeria, Angola, Vietnam, India, Yemen, Iraq, Iran, Libya, Cuba, and Syria. 

The company has high competencies in the area of offshore and onshore hydrocarbon field development. Today, the company is focusing on oil production and refining projects in Vietnam, the Balkan region, Cuba, Russia, and Belorussia.

100% of Zarubezhneft shares are in federally-owned. The company is included in the list of the enterprises of strategic importance of the Russian Federation.


Russian Railways is one of the largest rail companies in the world with huge volumes of passenger and freight transportation.

The company boasts high financial ratings, qualified specialists in all spheres of the rail industry, extensive scientific and technological experience, project and construction facilities, and experience in international cooperation.

Russian Railways is responsible for operating an 85,500-kilometre-long railway network. 100% of its stock belongs to the Russian Federation. Every year, Russian Railways transports over 1 billion passengers and ships up to 45% of the country's cargo turnover (including pipelines).

Russian Railways is one of the world’s top three rail industry leaders.

The company’s mission is to meet market demand for transportation services, increase efficiency, improve the quality of services, and increase integration with the Eurasian transport system.


Oleg Belozerov — General Director – Chairman of the Board of Russian Railways

Siemens AG (Berlin and Munich) is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability, and internationality for more than 170 years. The company is active around the globe, focusing on the areas of electrification, automation, and digitalization. One of the largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of efficient power generation and power transmission solutions and a pioneer in infrastructure solutions as well as automation, drive, and software solutions for industry. With its publicly listed subsidiary Siemens Healthineers AG, the company is also a leading provider of medical imaging equipment – such as computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging systems – and a leader in laboratory diagnostics as well as clinical IT. In FY 2018, which ended on 30 September 2018, Siemens generated EUR 83 billion in revenue and a net income of EUR 6.1 billion. At the end of September 2018, the company had around 379,000 employees worldwide. Further information is available on the Internet at www.siemens.com.

Siemens LLC is the head company of Siemens AG in the regional cluster of Russia and Central Asia, which, in addition to Russia, includes Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. Siemens operates in all of its traditional areas of activity in these countries, has a presence in over 40 towns and cities, and is a leading provider of products, services and integrated solutions for the modernization of key economic sectors and infrastructure. Siemens LLC has about 3,000 employees. In FY 2018, which ended on 30 September 2018, Siemens LLC generated EUR 1.0 billion in revenue. Further information is available on the Internet at: www.siemens.com

Dr. Alexander Liberov — President & CEO Siemens Russia

Fortum is a leading clean-energy company that provides its customers with electricity, heating, and cooling, as well as smart solutions to improve resource efficiency. We want to engage our customers and society, encouraging them to join the change for a cleaner world. We employ some 9,000 professionals in the Nordic and Baltic countries, Russia, Poland and India, and 62% of our electricity generation is CO2 free. Fortum's shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.

Fortum PJSC is a part of Fortum Corporation’s Russia Division, which also includes a 29.5% holding in TGC-1. We produce electricity and heat at eight thermal power plants in the Ural and West Siberia regions. We also produce electricity using three solar power plants. The 35 MW Ulyanovsk wind power plant joined the wholesale electricity and capacity market on 1 January 2018. As of 1 June 2018, the company’s total electricity production capacity was 4,912.5 MW and its heat production capacity was 10,228.8 MW.

In 2018, Fortum received the rights to construct 110 MW of solar generation assets following the results of a competitive selection of renewable energy source-based investment projects. The solar power plants are expected to be commissioned in 2021-2022.

Following the results of the same competitive selection, a Fortum and Rusnano joint fund was selected to construct 823 MW of wind generation assets. Fortum has a 50% share in the fund. In June 2017, the Fortum-Rusnano fund was selected to construct 1 GW of wind generation to be commissioned by 2022. The joint fund is expected to invest 30 bln roubles in the next 5 years.


Alexander Chuvaev — Executive Vice President of Fortum Corporation, General Director of Fortum

Coal Company Kuzbassrazrezugol is Russia’s largest consortium operating in the open-pit coal mining industry. For over 50 years, the Company has been exploiting the unique coal reserves of the Kuznetsk coal basin and it is one of the leading domestic suppliers of high-quality coal to both national and international markets.

Since 2006, Kuzbassrazrezugol has been managed by Ural Mining and Metallurgical Company (UMMC) which brings together almost 50 enterprises in the mining, metallurgical and construction industries.

Leader in the coal market:

  • the largest coal producer in the Kuznetsk Basin (~ 20% of total coal production)
  • the 2nd largest coal producer in Russia (~ 11% of total coal production)

With 50 years in the market, Kuzbassrazrezugol miners have produced more than 1.6 billion tons of coal. The company exploits 16 coal deposits. In-place coal reserves amount to more than 2.5 billion tons of coal. The enterprises within the company structure produce more than 45 million tons of coal annually. Over 70% of extracted coal is exported. Kuzbassrazrezugol is responsible for almost one fifth of Russian coal exports.

Kuzbassrazrezugol’s assets:

  • 6 branches (open-pit mines)
  • 1 mine
  • 10 service enterprises

One of the Company’s strategic goals is to increase in its annual share of processed coal. In the coming years, it plans to increase this share to 90% of its total coal production. Since 2012, Kuzbassrazrezugol has been implementing a programme to expand its processing facilities, which involves renovating the functioning facilities and constructing new processing plants and installations.

To gain a competitive edge on its products, the Company maintains overall quality control and improves the properties of the coal at each stage of production. In order to do so, the company uses advanced mining techniques, enhances its preparation and processing capacities and renews its mining equipment and technologies regularly. Finally, it is strongly committed to industrial and occupational safety on the basis that only safe production can be truly effective.

Sergey Paramonov — Director, Kuzbassrazrezugol

En+ Group is a leading vertically integrated aluminium and power producer. The Company combines power generating assets with 19.6 GW of installed capacity, including 15.1 GW of hydropower generating assets, with aluminium production of annual capacity of 3.9 million tonnes (through the controlling share of RUSAL, the largest primary aluminium producer outside China in the world by output as of 2015).

The Group’s main region of operation is Siberia where key metallurgical assets are located. En+ Group holds a geographically diversified asset portfolio. These factors together ensure a competitive advantage to the company associated with the scale of operation and quality of assets. The metallurgical segment is supported by a developed marketing platform that ensures access to the major aluminium markets including the USA, Western Europe, Japan, and Southeast Asia. As the energy production segment controls the largest and the most efficient network of power stations in Siberia, the Company can be a power provider to key clients in the region, the largest of which are aluminium producers of the metallurgical segment of the Group.

In the first quarter of 2019 consolidated proceeds added up to around USD 2.8 billion (over USD 3.4 in January – March 2018), net profit – USD 409 million (USD 667 million in the first quarter of 2018). Total output in January – March 2019 was 19.2 billion kW, compared with 17.6 billion kW in the first quarter of 2018. Aluminium production output in the first quarter of 2019 was 928,000 tonnes (931,000 tonnes in January – March 2918).

Vladimir Kiriukhin — Chief Executive Officer

Power machines PJSC is the largest power engineering company in Russia, with a wealth of international experience and competence in engineering design, manufacturing, and complete deliveries of equipment for thermal, nuclear, hydro, and gas turbine power plants. The company is among the world’s 5 leading energy companies, accounting for approximately 70% of power engineering industry market in Russia and the CIS. 
Key customers include leading Russian and foreign companies. Manufactured goods are exported to more than 57 countries. 
Russia, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, and the CIS are the company’s priority markets.


SPIMEX is the largest Russian commodity exchange. It was established in 2008 on decision of Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Russian Government.

Its key markets include refined products, crude oil, natural gas and timber. Every fifth tonne of refined products sold in the Russian domestic market (gasoline, diesel, jet fuel and residual fuel oil) is sold on SPIMEX. Mineral fertilizers and coal are new promising markets under development by the Exchange.

All large Russian producers of crude oil, refined products, natural gas and coal and their distribution subsidiaries – acting under a Russian Government decree – submit information on all OTC transactions to SPIMEX. The Exchange calculates and publishes price indices in the corresponding commodities that have become reputable price indicators in the market.

TEK-Torg electronic trading platform – a wholly-owned subsidiary of SPIMEX – carries out procurement procedures effected under Russian Federal Laws 44-FZ and 223-FZ both for public procurement and commercial tenders. Today, TEK-Torg is one of the largest electronic trading platforms used for tenders made under Russian Federal Law 223-FZ.

Alexey Rybnikov — President & CEO, SPIMEX

SOGAZ Insurance Group was founded in 1993 and is now the largest federal insurer in Russia. The Group provides more than 100 insurance programmes for private individuals and organisations operating in different areas. Reliability and financial sustainability of the Group companies has been confirmed by leading international and Russian rating agencies. The regional network of the Group consists of more than 1000 divisions and sales offices across Russia.

The Fund for Infrastructure and Educational Programs was founded during the reorganization of the Russian Corporation of Nanotechnologies. It stimulates nanotechnology infrastructure building to support innovation in the country. The Fund for Infrastructure and Educational Programs primarily focuses its activity in these areas:

  • Formation of infrastructure for nanotechnology
  • Development of human resources for the nanoindustry
  • Market development for nanotechnology products
  • Improvement of the legislative framework for innovation
  • Standardization and certification of nanoproducts and evaluation of their safety
  • Refinements in metrology
  • Popularization of nanotechnology and nano-enabled products.

The highest governing body of the fund is its Supervisory Council, which is chaired by Deputy Minister of Education and Science of the Russian Federation Alexey Ponomarev. In accordance with the charter of the fund, the council determines priorities for its activities, establishes its strategies, and sets its budget.

The Management Committee is the fund’s collegial executive body. It is chaired by RUSNANO CEO Anatoly Chubais. Andrey Svinarenko is CEO of the Fund for Infrastructure and Educational Programs.


Leading newspaper for Russia’s energy industry.
Published since 2000. Distributed throughout the Russian Federation and the Customs Union.
Information on the state and prospects of the Russian power industry, as well as the oil and gas, chemical, and mining industries, machine and apparatus construction, metallurgy in the power industry; features informative articles and analysis, exclusive interviews, and information on new technologies.
The newspaper’s Expert Council is composed of industry executives and specialists across various fields, from government agencies and research and project offices.
Free and open access to all of the following material is available at www.eprussia.ru: daily news, promptly published company press releases, a directory of companies and specialized websites, the newspaper archive, a library of industry regulations, information about industry events and tenders, a bookstore, message board, and forum.

Since 2000, the Agency Neftegaz.ru has been a leader in the informational market of the fuel and energy sector.

The website www.Neftegaz.RU is a business publication for representatives of the oil and gas and petrochemical industry. It is visited by half a million people a month and occupies first place in independent ratings.

The magazine publishes the latest information, news, and analysis. Its database consists of over 30,000 enterprises, 151,000 products, a technical library, photobank, and biographies in both Russian and English.

Neftegaz.RU Magazine is a fuel and energy sector magazine, published on a monthly basis with a circulation of 8,000.

Since 1964, Nedra Publishers has printed a total of more than 30,000 publications. Oil & Gas Journal Russia and Offshore [Russia], some of Nedra’s most high-profile publications, are distributed under license from PennWell. For more than a century, Oil & Gas Journal has been the most widely read magazine with the broadest circulation in the global petroleum industry. Offshore Magazine is recognized as the industry leader in covering the events and trends of offshore upstream technology and operations throughout the world.
Nedra Publishers have also been offering professional translation and interpretation services to clients since 1964. The Nedra Translation Agency has been rated as one of the top 10 Russian translation agencies and is as a member of the UTR (Union of Translators of Russia), АТА (American Translators Association), ELIA (European Language Industry Association), GALA (Globalization and Localization Association), and the organization Translators Without Borders.

Energypolis reports on what matters, fast. A Russian energy industry business magazine featuring high-quality analysis, forecasts, expert commentary, interviews with executives, and company and market overviews. Everything you need to know about the largest power system in the world.

Energy Conservation is a professional journal aimed at two target audiences: consumers and producers of energy efficient equipment and technologies. It is an effective tool for sharing information on companies involved in the production, delivery, installation, and implementation of energy and resource efficient equipment, progressive energy conservation decisions, and all products tied to energy conservation.

The journal:

  • covers federal and regional energy conservation programmes; 
  • focused on the practical application of concrete technological solutions; 
  • features information on all of the newest energy efficient equipment; 
  • draws on global experience; 
  • presents up-to-date information about high-profile exhibitions, conferences, and seminars.

The journal Unified Grid Energy is intended for specialists, electric power grid engineers and technical staff, research institute and design organization research staff, teachers and students in energy and technical universities, employees of the Ministry of Energy and relevant agencies.
The journal Unified Grid Energy presents the results of research on the current problems in the electricity industry: the issues of electrical grid operations, development and introduction of new equipment, scientific and technical policies and strategies for the development of the electric power industry, construction of power grid infrastructure, ensuring the reliability of the Russian UES, connection of renewable sources Energy to UNEG, and much more.
The aims and objectives of the scientific and technical journal Unified Grid Energy are the following: satisfying informational demand and consolidating information on the research, development and implementation of the most advanced technologies, materials, and equipment in the power grid industry.

Camelot Publishing has been working in the oil and gas market since 2001. Its offerings include the scientific and technical journals Gas Industry (launched by Gazprom), Neftegaz Territory, and Corrosion in Neftegaz Territory. Each of these publications is notable for its reliable and professional delivery of up-to-date industrial information, scientific relevance of the articles, and its reputation in the expert community. Each publication is included in the Higher Attestation Commission (VAK) list from the Russian Ministry of Education and Science. Available by subscription through Rospechat, through the publishing house, and at industry exhibitions and conferences.

Energy Without Limits is an informational and analytical media project by Inter RAO Group – a major player in domestic and global energy markets. By effectively leveraging both print and digital media it is able to maximize its informative impact.

The industry journal of federal significance Energy Without Limits is a 40 page expert periodical, published six times a year with a circulation of 2,000. It provides readers with trustworthy information on the electricity sector: coverage of the main industry events in Russia and abroad, new technologies, interviews with government officials and energy companies executives, as well as expert and analyst commentary on industry developments.

The journal’s mailing list includes the administration of the President of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Energy, State Duma energy committees, the heads of the largest energy holdings in Russian Federation, and leading industry experts.

The journal’s mobile application allows readers to have access to both the traditional printed version and the mobile edition – on the screen of any smartphone or tablet.

Peretok.ru is an informational and analytical bilingual portal in Russian and English dedicated to the power industry. The website covers industry analytical and operational information, the market situation and trends, expert commentary, and the opinions of major market players. This professional resource presents the most significant Russian and global energy issues expeditiously and without bias.

The RusCable.Ru is the first industry media outlet in electrical and power engineering. For over 15 years RusCable has been an authoritative and trusted source of information for a wide range of industry experts. Over 20,000 unique users visit the internet portal www.RusCable.Ru every day, with a total of 1.5 million pageviews per month.

According to data from Yandex, RusCable.Ru is the most cited internet source in the Production and Supply category. It unites up-to-date and exclusive information on many parts of the industry: news, events, commentary, services, documentation, photo and video archives, and more. Thanks to their extensive experience, active audience, modern approach to distributing information to a wide readership, comprehensive approach to gauging public opinion, and complete independence, the Media-Holding RusCable (of which RusCable.Ru is a part) has become a powerful industry driver in terms of government regulation, earing the trust of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation and the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation.

Currently, RusCable.Ru provides support to the foremost Russian and international business events in the fuel and energy sector and works closely with government bodies, scientific research centres, educational institutions, and skills training centres.

Automation & IT in Power Engineering is a professional scientific and technical quarterly journal for professionals in the energy sector looking for objective analysis of the role of automation in power engineering, as well as for those who are interested in the newest achievements in automation and IT. The journal’s timely, reliable, and independent information helps maintain an ongoing dialogue between power engineering specialists and IT and automation professionals. The journal serves as a guidebook to the multitude of domestic and foreign firms working in Russia in IT and automation in the energy sector, to product nomenclature, and to new technological solutions and concepts. The publication is also of interest to end users – specialists working in enterprises in the energy sector.

The journal is part of the Russian Science Citation Index (RSCI), subscription, open access.

Published since June 1928
Founders: Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation, Federal Grid Company of Unified Energy System, Integral Electric Power Complex Corporation, Scientific and Technical Firm Energoprogress, Noncommercial Partnership Scientific and Technical Council of the Unified Energy System.

Included in the VAK list of leading reviewed scientific publications.
Covers practical aspects of organizational, operational and corrective maintenance of the enterprises and interconnections of the energy sector, economic and market activity, scientific and technical achievements, and social issues of the power industry.
The journal publishes two supplements: Library of electrician and Energy abroad.

The journal Electric Power News was established in 2002. Founded by the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation, JSC FGC UES, nonprofit partnership Scientific and Technical Council of the Unified Energy System, Integral Electric Power Complex Corporation, JSC STC Energoprogress.

The journal publishes information on scientific and technical policies and development strategies in the electric power industry, power industry construction, technical upgrades, ensuring the reliability of Russia’s Unified Energy System, electric energy and capacity market developments, tariff policies, renewable energy, improvements in the industry’s legislation and regulatory framework, smart grids, digital substations, and more.

The journal’s target audience includes government agencies, department heads of fuel and energy complex companies, enterprises with private grids, construction, installation, and design companies, and higher and other educational institutions.

The journal is presented to public at the largest industry and business events, congresses, and exhibitions in Russia and around the world.

The monthly industry and technical journal Electricheskie Stantsii is part of the Higher Attestation Commission (VAK) list from the Russian Ministry of Education and Science. Its articles are translated and published in the journal Power Technology and Engineering, where they are indexed by the Scopus and Springer citation databases.

The journal is intended for executives, engineers and energy specialists working on power grids and enterprises, scientific, project, and educational institutions, and dispatch offices.

The journal problems directly related to the operation of power stations, but also considers the whole spectrum of problems related to the production, distribution and transportation of electric and heat energy.

The journal publishes a supplement called Energokhozaistvo za rubezhom, ISSN 0421-188X (www.ehz.energy-journals.ru).

Subscriptions to the journals Electricheskie Stantsii (index no. 71104) and Energokhozaistvo za rubezhom (88015) can be purchased by mail or through the publisher (on the journals’ websites).

A specialized scientific and technical magazine, publishing work by specialists on the implementation of technology and solutions to issues facing engineers, technicians, designers, and metrologists.

Exposition Oil & Gas is in the list of journals of the Higher Attestation Commission of the Russian Federation. Each issue has a circulation of 10,000.

The journal is available through subscription or at 90% of the expositions and conferences in Russia and the CIS. It also prepares reports, including photo reports and business card scans.

This unique industry trade magazine provides topical information, in the form of articles, reviews, and analysis, about the electrotechnical market, and also serves as an address and telephone directory of electrotechnical companies. Has the biggest circulation in the industry.

The Digital Substation project is a website and a printed magazine about digital technologies in the energy industry such as protection and control, SCADA, synchrophasor measurements, revenue metering, cybersecurity, etc.

Digital Substation brings together professionals around the world.

  • Read interesting content about recent advances in the industry.

  • Find useful information.

  • Ask questions and receive qualified answers.

  • Speak out.

  • Discuss current issues and topics.

Russia’s oldest engineering journal, the International Scientific & Technical Journal Oil & Gas Producing Engineering publishes up-to-date information on the development of oil and gas fields, mining and transportation, and the refination and storage of hydrocarbons. Among the publication’s authors are the heads of ministries and agencies, presidents and general directors, members of the boards of directors and boards of management of the leading Russian and international oil and gas companies, well-known scientists and public figures, university rectors and pro-rectors, and top-management representatives from the largest sector-related scientific and industrial enterprises. Founder ARGM specializes in developing stenographic data protection systems for the oil and gas industry. It holds Russian and foreign patents. ARGM Deputy General Director Leonid Rathkeen was awarded the Nikola Tesla Gold Medal.

Neft i Kapital is an informational and analytical media outlet focusing on Russia’s and global oil and gas industry. Quality and profoundness of their narrative have always been the priority of the editorial policy, which resulted in a stable reputation of a credentialed periodical. Neft i Kapital is offered both as a paper-based magazine and monthly issue on oilcapital.ru

Neft i Kapital has been published since 1994 and circulates in 56 Russia’s regions.

The magazine’s website oilcapital.ru with a monthly audience of 50,000 readers was launched in 2002. The website’s essential content is a daily refreshed newsfeed of the oil and gas market, industry related comments, analytics and vacancies, as well as such segments as Oil Prices and Industry Events.

Gazprom is a global energy company focused on geological exploration, production, transportation, storage, processing and sales of gas, gas condensate and oil, as well as generation and marketing of heat and electric power. Gazprom holds the world’s largest natural gas reserves and is the global leader in gas production. The Company actively implements large-scale gas development projects in the Yamal Peninsula, the Arctic shelf, Eastern Siberia and the Russian Far East, as well as hydrocarbon exploration and production projects abroad. Gazprom supplies gas to consumers in Russia and over 30 foreign countries. The Company is among Russia’s top oil and power producers and ranks number one in the world in terms of thermal energy generation.
NOVATEK is the largest independent natural gas producer in Russia and the country’s second largest company in terms of production volumes. Established in 1994, the Company is engaged in the exploration, production and processing of natural gas and liquid hydrocarbons. The Company produces hydrocarbons at 13 fields. The Company created efficient production and processing facilities. In 2016 The Company’s cumulated marketable production reached 537.0 MMBOE which is 3.0% above the 2015 level. NOVATEK ranks among the Top 5 oil-and-gas companies globally in terms of proved natural gas reserves. At year-end 2016, the Company’s reserves-to-production ratio was 24 years. The Company’s largest project is Yamal LNG, which envisages the construction of a natural gas liquefaction plant on the Yamal Peninsula, Russia, with a capacity of 16.5 million tons of LNG per annum. The first train of the plant will be commissioned in Q4 2017.
Gazprom Energoholding LLC – a specialized company (a 100%-owned subsidiary of PJSC Gazprom) of managing Group “Gazprom” companies in electric utility industry.  “Gazprom Energoholding” is the leader in the thermal power and electric energy production by the energy generating companies in Russia. “Gazprom Energoholding” power stations are generating about 16 % of Russia’s entire energy sector capacity. “Gazprom Energoholding” occupies a leading position in the heat supply market of the Moscow region that is the world's largest heat market. The main product companies of “Gazprom Energoholding” are PJSC Mosenergo, PJSC TGC-1, and PJSC OGK-2, which generate electric and thermal power mainly based on natural gas and coal. The Group also includes PJSC MOEK that is the largest heat supply organization of the Moscow region.
State Corporation – the Assistance Fund for the Reform of the Housing and Utilities Sector provides financial support to the subjects of the Russian Federation on co-financing the overhaul of apartment houses and resettlement of emergency housing and modernization of communal infrastructure. The Fund operates in accordance with Federal law of July 21, 2007 № 185-FZ "About the Assistance Fund for the Reform of the Housing and Utilities Sector ".
Moscow is one of the biggest cities in the world and obviously one of the largest Russian centres with powerful electricity system. The population of Moscow is about 12 million people (10,2% of the country population). List of commercial and residential customers of electricity includes 73 000 buildings and 4 350 streets. The gross regional product of Moscow is about 21.7% of the total Russian GRP.
Extraordinary area means big responsibility. Modernisation of electricity system via additional investments and energy efficiency policy help to achieve our primary goals.
GRP energy intensity was reduced by 24,4% in the period from 2011 to 2016.
Moscow looks to meet its goal of reducing energy intensity by 40% in 2020.
Rosneft is the leader of Russia’s petroleum industry and the world’s largest public oil and gas company by liquid hydrocarbon production and reserves. The Company’s core operations are in hydrocarbon exploration and appraisal, production of oil, gas and gas condensate, offshore developments, refining, marketing of oil, gas and oil products inside and outside Russia. Hydrocarbon production of Rosneft in 2016 amounted to 265 mtoe.

Rosneft’s exploration and production geography spans across all key oil and gas provinces of Russia located in Western Siberia, Southern and Central Russia, Timano-Pechora, Eastern Siberia and the Far East. The Company also implements projects in India, Venezuela, Brazil, Vietnam, Norway, Canada, Mozambique, Indonesia.

Rosneft is one of the major investors in Russia’s economy and the country’s biggest taxpayer. Working environmentally responsible is the cornerstone of Rosneft’s operations.
Transneft is a state-owned trunk pipeline operator and the largest oil and petroleum products pipeline company in the world. It is among ten largest Russian companies in terms of sales.
Transneft is operating about 70 thousand kilometers of trunk pipelines. It transports up to 85% of oil and 25% of light petroleum products produced in Russia.
The company's strategy is aimed at the development and modernization of Russia’s trunk pipeline system.
Transneft is currently conducting a number of large-scale investment projects designed to increase the capacity of trunk oil and oil products pipelines in order to comply with the planned volumes of production and processing.
SIBUR is Russia’s largest integrated gas processing and petrochemicals company. We are building a strong, internationally competitive and resilient business with unique advantages and opportunities for profitable growth.

SIBUR derives unique competitive advantages from its extensive infrastructure. This includes eight out of a total of nine existing GPPs located in Western Siberia, as well as five compressor stations and 2 gas fractionation units.

SIBUR has invested significantly in capacity modernisation and expansion to build a globally cost-competitive petrochemicals leader, benefiting from the Group’s feedstock advantage. It operates an extensive production base, including: three steam cracker facilities, one propane dehydrogenation plant, two basic polymers production plants manufacturing polyethylene and polypropylene, three synthetic rubber plants manufacturing commodity and specialty rubbers, as well as thermoplastic elastomers, and 13 plants manufacturing plastics and organic synthesis products, including polyethylene terephthalate, glycols, alcohols, BOPP-films, expandable polystyrene, and acrylates.

SIBUR operates 23 production sites, had over 27,000 employees and serves more than 1,400 large customers in the energy, automotive, construction, FMCG, chemical, and other industries in approximately 70 countries.
Open Joint stock Company “Surgutneftegas” is one of the largest private vertically integrated oil companies in Russia bringing together research and design, exploration, drilling and mining units, oil refining, gas processing and marketing subsidiaries.
OJSC “Surgutneftegas” carries out prospecting, exploration and production of hydrocarbons in three Russian oil and gas provinces – Western Siberia, Eastern Siberia and Timano-Pechora.
R&D support of oil and gas production is provided by its corporate R&D center “SurgutNIPIneft”. LLC “Lengiproneftekhim” carries out R&D in the sphere of oil refining and gas processing.
Hydrocarbon processing is carried out by two subsidiaries of the Company: LLC “KINEF” refinery in Leningradskaya Oblast and a gas processing complex in Khanty-Mansiysky Autonomous Okrug – Yugra. On the marketing side, the Company is complemented with five marketing subsidiaries ensuring the supply of oil products in the NorthWest of Russia.
Acknowledging the urgency of energy efficiency and energy saving issues and the necessity of rational use of resources, OJSC “Surgutneftegas” was among the first ones in the industry to start developing small-scale power generation based on the construction of gas turbine and gas reciprocating engine power plants. Today the Company is one of the major producers of electric power among oil and gas companies in Western and Eastern Siberia.
Sound resource base, continuous scientific search, latest equipment, breakthrough technologies, in-house hi-tech service units, highly automated technological processes, accumulated tremendous experience and labor traditions as well as the most efficient use of its workforce productive capacity make it possible for the Company to shape the contours of its development.
Gazprom Neft is a vertically integrated oil company engaged primarily in the exploration and development of oil and gas fields, refinery, as well as the production and sale of petroleum products.

The Gazprom Neft Group is comprised of more than 70 production, refinery and sales subsidiaries in Russia, its neighbouring countries and further afield.

As of December 31, 2016, The Company’s total “proven” and “probable” hydrocarbon reserves, (in accordance with the International SPE PRMS standards) are estimated to be 2.72 Billion tons of oil equivalent.

Gazprom Neft is the third largest oil company in Russia by refining volumes and fourth largest by production. In 2016, the company's hydrocarbon production reached 82.6 million tons, whilst volumes refined amounted to 41.9 million tons.

Gazprom Neft exports to over 50 countries and distributes its products for sale through an extensive network of outlets both in Russia and abroad.

The Company currently has a network of 1,793 petrol stations in Russia, CIS and Europe.

Gazprom Neft reported a net profit of 200bln rub in 2016, which represents an 82.5% increase on its 2015 results. The largest shareholder of Gazprom Neft is Gazprom, whose stake amounts to 95.68 %, whilst the remaining shares are in free float.
Sberbank is Russia’s largest bank and a leading global financial institution. Sberbank holds almost one third of aggregate Russian banking sector assets, it is the key lender to the national economy and the biggest deposit taker in Russia. The Central Bank of the Russian Federation is the founder and principal shareholder of Sberbank owning 50% of the Bank's authorized capital plus one voting share, with the remaining 50% held by domestic and international investors. Sberbank has more than 135 million individual customers and more than 4 million corporate clients in 20 countries. Sberbank has the largest distribution network in Russia with almost 17,000 branches, and its international operations include UK, US, CIS, Central and Eastern Europe, India, China, Turkey and other countries.

The Bank holds the general banking license No.1481 issued by the Bank of Russia.

LUKOIL is one of the largest international vertically-integrated private oil and gas companies which accounts for over 2% of global oil production and about 1% of proved hydrocarbon reserves.

LUKOIL is engaged in the following major activities: exploration and development of oil and gas fields, production and distribution of oil products, petrochemicals and electrical power.

The Company plays a key role in the fuel and energy complex of Russia having a 15% share in oil production and refining sectors in Russia. LUKOIL is one of the largest taxpayers in the country.

LUKOIL works in more than 40  countries of the world continuously expanding the geography of its operations.

Refineries of the Company are located in Russia, Eastern and Western Europe, close to its major markets. Owed to the recently completed refinery upgrade program LUKOIL now has one of the most modern refining capacities in Russia.  All LUKOIL refineries produce Euro-5 gasoline and diesel fuel. The Company was the first in Russia to shift completely to Euro-5 gasoline production in 2012 and began production of fuel of higher environmental classes.

The Company has a wide distribution network of 5,000 gas stations in world wide to sell its products in proximity to the regions where its refineries are located.  Today LUKOIL sells its branded fuel, EKTO, in 14 countries of the world.
RusHydro Group is one of Russia’s largest power generating holding companies. RusHydro is the leader in the production of power on the basis of renewable energy sources, developing power generation using water flows, tides, sun, wind and geothermal energy. The Russian Federation owns 60,56% of share capital of PJSC RusHydro.

The RusHydro’s installed capacity of power plants amounts to 38.9 GW. RusHydro Group incorporates over 90 renewable power source facilities, a range of thermal power plants, research, design and survey, engineering organizations, retail power supply companies.

The RusHydro’s assets in the Far East include incorporate thermal and hydroelectric power plants with the total capacity of more than 12 GW, power networks with the spread over 102,000 km. RusHydro constructs throughout the region four thermal power plants and two hydroelectric power plants with total capacity more than 1000 MW, implements the projects in the area of solar energy and wind power.
Founded in 1990, Alfa-Bank is a full-service bank operating in most sectors of the financial market, including retail and corporate lending, investment banking, leasing, factoring and trade finance.

As of December 31, 2016 the Alfa Banking Group serves around 334,000 corporate and 14.3 mln retail customers, while the branch network consists of 733 offices across Russia and abroad, including a subsidiary bank in the Netherlands and financial subsidiaries in United Kingdom and Cyprus.

Alfa-Bank is an official European bank of the 2018 FIFA World Cup and the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup. Since its foundation in 1990 Alfa-Bank has been known for supporting of large cultural events. With the assistance of Alfa-Bank a lot of world-famous foreign musicians visited Russia: Ray Charles, Elton John, Tina Turner, Bryan Adams, Eric Clapton, Sting, Robbie Williams, Whitney Houston, Paul McCartney, Mark Knopfler and others.
Fortum operates in Western Siberia, where industrial production is dominated by the oil and gas industries, and in the Southern Urals area, which is dominated by the metals industry.
We sell electricity on the wholesale market and heat on the local markets. We supply heat for some 380,000 households in Chelyabinsk, Tyumen and Ozersk. Fortum has more than five decades experience working in Russia.

Fortum owns eight power plants in the Chelyabinsk and Tyumen regions, mainly gas-fired combined heat and power (CHP) capacity. In the end of the second quarter of 2017, the electricity production capacity of our plants in Russia was 4,512 MW and the heat production capacity 9,920 MW. This represents about 34% of our overall electricity production capacity and about 72% of our heat production capacity*. Fortum employs about 3,700 people in Russia.

We also have a 29.5% holding in TGC-1, which owns and operates hydro and thermal power plants in North-Western Russia as well as heat distribution networks in St. Petersburg.

In 2016, Fortum's Russian operations generated about a quarter of the company's sales and about a third of the comparable operating profit.
Zarubezhneft is a leading state oil and gas company in Russia with unique experience of activity in different parts of the world.
Throughout 50 years of activity Zarubezhneft has carried out large-scale oil and gas projects in more than 30 countries all over the world, including Algeria, Angola, Vietnam, India, Yemen, Iraq, Iran, Libya, Cuba, Syria, etc.
The company has high competencies in the area of hydrocarbon fields’ development offshore and onshore. Today the company focuses on the oil production and refining projects in Vietnam, Balkan region, Cuba, Russia and Belorussia.
100 % of Zarubezhneft shares are in federal ownership. The company is included in the list of the enterprises of strategic importance of the Russian Federation.
Joint Stock Company “Russian Railways” is one of the largest rail companies in the world with huge volumes of passenger and freight transportation. The company has high ratings, qualified specialists in all the spheres of the rail business, extensive scientific and technological basis, project and construction facilities, experience in international cooperation. 100% of the stock of the company operating the railways network as long as 85,3 thousand kilometers belongs to the Russian Federation. Every year Russian Railways carries more than 1 billion passengers and ships up to 45,2% of the country's cargo turnover (including pipelines). Russian Railways belongs to the top 3 of the leaders of the rail industry of the world. The major objectives of the company – to ensure the demand off the state, legal units and the people in rail transportation, work and services rendered by the rail transport, as well as bringing profit. The company’s mission is to meet the market demand for transportation services, increase efficiency, quality of services and deep integration into the Eurasian transport system.
TATNEFT is one of the largest Russian oil companies, being an internationally recognized vertically integrated holding. The production complex of the Company includes steadily developing enterprises of oil and gas production, petroleum refining, petrochemicals production, the tire manufacturing complex, network of filling stations and services. TATNEFT has also a stake in the financial (banking and insurance) sector companies.

In order to ensure further strengthening of the status and competitive growth there was a Strategy of the TATNEFT Group/s development till 2025 worked out aimed at doubling the Company's value and providing for implementation of a set of large-scale activities in all the production areas including crude oil production, refining and petroleum products sales. The Strategy envisages establishment of a more balanced portfolio of production assets, decrease of specific operating costs minimum by 10% and ensuring investment efficiency growth.

The achievements in production, environmental and social activities, as well as a high level of the corporate management, openness and transparency of the Company have been highly commended by the Company's shareholders, business partners and the investment community as a whole.
Irkutsk Oil Company (INK) is one of the largest independent oil and gas producers in Russia. INK and its subsidiaries (INK Group) focus mainly on the geological study, exploration and production of crude oil, condensate and natural gas in Irkutsk region and the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia).
Each year, INK grows its exploration and production volumes, implements advanced technologies to enhance oil recovery, and reaches new heights in the fields of health, safety, and environmental responsibility. The Group works continuously to improve internal corporate processes and staff training and development policies, and cooperates with numerous governmental and non-governmental organizations.  
“Irkutsk Oil Company”, LLC, the Group’s main producing business, strengthened its position in the Russian oil and gas industry thanks to a highly motivated team and the use of advanced technologies.

INK is honored to partner with some of the most successful and influential organizations in Russia and abroad, including the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Goldman Sachs International, Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (JOGMEC), Sberbank, ITOCHU and INPEX Corporation. INK’s achievements would not be possible without their generous support.
Founded in 2001 TMK is one of the world’s leading producers of tubular products for the oil and gas industry. Since 2009 it has been ranked first in the world by volume of pipes shipped. In 2016, TMK’s pipe shipments totaled 3.46 million tonnes.

The Company operates 27 production sites in Russia, the U.S., Canada, Romania, Oman and Kazakhstan. TMK has the world’s largest steel pipe production capacity, the largest share of TMK’s sales belongs to high-margin oil country tubular goods (OCTG). More than 20% of the world’s oil and gas production is made using TMK pipe.

The Company’s major presence in the global market is secured by the extensive sales network that covers virtually all main global oil and gas production regions: the U.S., Canada, Russia and the CIS, Europe, the Middle East, North and Sub-Saharan Africa and South-East Asia. TMK supplies products to more than 80 countries worldwide.

The Company's shares are traded on the London Stock Exchange, the OTCQX International Premier trading platform in the United States, as well as on Russia’s MICEX-RTS trading floor.
TAIF Group is a multi-industry vertically integrated holding company in the Republic of Tatarstan, which is comprised of 50 subsidiaries and affiliated companies with overall headcount exceeding 44 thousand people and runs its operations in the four main areas: oil and gas refining, chemicals, petrochemicals, and energy; investment and financial services; construction and production of construction materials; telecommunications, integrated and other services.

Due to a well-balanced management, optimization of operational and technological interconnections, rational use of all types of resources, a drive for adherence to the best global management standards, as well as the implementation of state-of-the-art technologies and a tremendous volume of new construction, the companies of TAIF Group remain among the most stable, dynamic and competitive businesses in the Russian Federation.

Today, TAIF Group is one of the major ethylene manufacturers in Russia: it covers 42 per cent of the entire Russian market, nearly half - 47 per cent - of all domestic polymers, and more than 69 percent of all rubber produced in Russia.
According to the results of 2016 operations the consolidated sales revenue of TAIF Group totaled RUB 539 billion and EBITDA- RUB133 billion.

The Group’s overall contribution to the development of the country, including tax payments, social expenditures, costs spent for environmental protection and industrial safety as well as the investments exceeded RUB 245 billion in 2016.

The primary focus of TAIF Group is global development of the most economically viable business lines of strategic importance to the economy of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Tatarstan.
Interfax is the leading information group in the CIS and the recognized leader in the B2B segment of Russia’s information market.

Interfax dates back to 1989, the founding of the Interfax News Agency, which became the country's first nongovernmental outlet for up-to-the-minute political and economic news.

Interfax is the most frequently cited source for information on Russia and the CIS in the world media and the most popular newswire service on the Russian financial market.

Interfax develops professional information solutions that help companies operate in the financial and commodity markets, enabling them to make investment decisions, manage risk, organize external communications and fulfill regulatory requirements.
Interfax's best-known IT services include SPARK (counterparty risk management), SCAN (media analysis and monitoring), ASTRA (analytical solution for compliance with Russian law on transfer pricing), X-Compliance (Know Your Customer solution to comply with anti-money laundering and anti-terrorism financing legislation), SPARK-Marketing (analysis of commodity markets), Regulatory news disclosure center (e-DISCLOSURE.RU), RU DATA (reference data and analytics).

Interfax develops partnerships with the leading world brands.

Working with Sberbank of Russia and Experian, Interfax created the United Credit Bureau, Russia’s market leader for consumer credit information. Interfax's joint venture with Dun & Bradstreet, another international information market leader, provides business information.
PH “Kommersant” was founded in 1989. Nowadays, it is one of the eldest Russian publishing houses and one of the most authoritative and influential mass-media in the country, whose main principles are efficiency, authenticity and objectiveness.

Daily newspaper “Kommersant” is a first private business title in Russia. Portfolio of the PH “Kommersant” consists of weekly analytical magazine “Kommersant Vlast”, economic weekly “Kommersant Dengi”, socio-political weekly “Ogoniok”, weekly magazine about lifestyle “Kommersant WEEKEND”, monthly automobile magazine “Kommersant AUTOPILOT” and monthly color supplement to the Kommersant newspaper “STYLE” about lifestyle and actual fashion tendencies & news.

Since 2017 “Kommersant VLAST” and “Kommersant Dengi” weekly are available only online.

PH “Kommersant” launched official web-site kommersant.ru in 1995.  In March, 2010 “Kommersant FM” radio station has started it’s regular broadcasting.

PH “Kommersant” applications are available for mobile devices operating on Windows Mobile, Windows Phone, Android and iOS platforms.
“Rossiyskaya Gazeta” is a modern multimedia group that provides readers daily with up-to-date, reliable and relevant information about Russian regional and federal affairs and worldwide events.

The newspaper and its electronic platforms publish news, features, exclusive interviews and comments from public officials and the most powerful representatives of business, politics and culture.

Today “Rossiyskaya Gazeta” is the leader in terms of audience size in the segment of daily sociopolitical and business newspapers. It is also among the leaders of the media citation rating.

Media holding of “Rossiyskaya gazeta” include:

“Rossiyskaya gazeta” - Daily social and political newspaper
“Rossiyskaya gazeta – Nedelya” - Weekly issue
“Rodina” - Monthly historical magazine
TASS is Russia’s state news agency and an integral part of the world media system since 1904.

A staff of more than 1,500 and more than 60 foreign bureaus and 70 regional centers in Russia maintain a steady news flow 24/7.

TASS generates a diversified newsfeed and audio-visual products and services in Russian and English, covering a very broad variety of topics.

With a database covering more than a century of facts and a unique photo archive, TASS provides illustrations and reference information to accompany any news item within seconds.

Every year TASS holds hundreds of events featuring Russian and foreign political leaders, representatives of the biggest Russian and foreign companies, artists, scientists and athletes.

TASS is part of regional and global media organizations, maintaining partnership relations with more than 60 news agencies around the world.

TASS: We know!
Business FM – Russia’s first business radio station.

Broadcasting in Moscow at the frequency 87.5 FM
St. Petersburg – 107.4 FM
Ufa – 107.5 FM
Kaliningrad – 101.8 FM
Ekaterinburg – 99.4 FM
Krasnoyarsk – 104.2 FM
Сhelyabinsk – 100.8 FM
Nignii Novgorod – 107.8 FM
Novosibirsk – 105.7 FM
Samara – 90.6 FM
Kazan – 93.5 FM

Business FM provides an exclusive product for a small segment of the general public but the most active and influential one, which in minutes must have the full spectrum of information about money. Business FM is a member company of the RUMEDIA group of companies.

RIA Novosti - the flagship resource of the Media Group "Rossiya Segodnya". RIA Novosti is the primary source of information for the majority of Russian internet resources. Its’ website Ria.ru gets circa 2mln readers daily, which is the biggest audience among all Russian language news portals. RIA Novosti's correspondent network covers circa 100 cities around the world.  Rossiya Segodnya operates a number of information resources, including RIA Novosti, RIA Real Estate, Prime, R-Sport, RIA Rating, Social Navigator and InoSMI

RBC (RBC PJSC) is a leading Russian media holding, with leadership positions in news and business media, as well as in domain name registration and hosting. The company’s history counts more than 20 years. RBC employs key media platforms such as the Internet, TV, and press, develops B2B media services, and provides domain registration and hosting services (RU-CENTER Group).

Statistics shows that practically every other economically active Russian citizen is RBC’s business project reader or viewer. RBC’s aggregate monthly business audience exceeds 34m people (source: TNS data, including overlapping audience). At the same time, Rbc.ru has continually been ranked among top online media in the citation ranking (source: Medialogia data for 2014).

RU-CENTER Group provides services to more than 1 million users, with major Russian companies and leading players on the Internet market among them.

In 2013, RBC’s brand was valued at RUB 10.6bn by Interbrand, an international branding agency, making it 24th out of 40 most valuable Russian brands.
“EXPERT” is the exclusive business weekly that works at economics, business, social and political processes deeply and professionally. Over the years, “EXPERT” has become not just a magazine, but business partner to hundreds of business owners, topmanagers, executives, and managers at various levels all over the country. “EXPERT” is a desk edition of the decision makers.

“EXPERT” is not limited to facts and figures, but gives readers the volume and reliable information, representing the trends, analysis, forecasts, ratings, characterizing the state of industries, publishing interviews with key figures in business. The magazine holds an open and independent position, leads an active social life, gaining more and more great reputation each year.
National Media Group was established in 2008. NMG is the largest Russian private media holding company with a business presence in all media environments. NMG includes Channel One, REN TV and 5 Channel, as well as Izvestia, Sport Express and Metro Petersburg newspapers and Life Zvuk radio.

In 2014, the holding entered the market for television and film content through the acquisition of a share in the Art Pictures Vision company.

NMG is developing partnerships with foreign corporations for the distribution of the local programming of international television channels in Russia. In 2015, NMG and Discovery Communications founded the joint venture Media Alliance, which manages the Russian channels Discovery Networks, Eurosport and Turner. In 2016, NMG formed a partnership with Viasat World to develop the group's channels in Russia.
The publishing house “Komsomolskaya Pravda” is the largest Russian media holding. It consists of the daily and weekly newspaper “Komsomolskaya Pravda”, the magazine “TV Program” and the weekly newspaper “Express-gazeta”. Group's portfolio also includes: websites KP.RU, eg.ru, teleprogramma.pro, radio “Komsomolskaya Pravda” with the Federal broadcasting as well as printing locations in the largest cities of the Russian Federation.

The newspaper “Komsomolskaya Pravda” is distributed in more than 450 cities in 85 regions of Russia. Our digests come out in 11 CIS countries and in 37 countries around the world - from Australia to Canada.

Website KP.RU is included in the first Russian “The Three” in terms of coverage in a “media and news” category. Every day 2 million people visit the website KP.RU

Radio “Komsomolskaya Pravda” is broadcasting in 57 cities of Russia. Twice the winner of the “The best news radio station” Radio Station Awards (2014, 2015) and the Radio Station Awards (2016) winner in the “The best business radio station” nomination.
Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. The company’s strength – delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology, quickly and accurately – is at the core of the Bloomberg Professional service. Bloomberg’s enterprise solutions build on the company’s core strength: leveraging technology to allow customers to access, integrate, distribute and manage data and information across organizations more efficiently and effectively.
CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, is the recognised world leader in business news and financial information; providing the latest real-time market information, unrivalled coverage of breaking news, in-depth analysis and interviews across its TV, desktop and mobile platforms. CNBC's fast-paced, hard-hitting business coverage is essential viewing for senior business leaders, the financial community and anyone with assets to invest, or protect. During evenings and weekends the channel shows the best in sport, current affairs, insightful documentaries and entertainment. Today the channel is available in more than 386 million homes worldwide.
As a global news agency, Anadolu Agency (AA) is among the ten most influential in the world. With 97 years of strong experience, it provides thousands of news stories, photos, videos, infographics and other information-based content to subscribers worldwide. Through its global network of correspondents and photojournalists in 97 countries, AA provides 24/7 coverage in 11 languages in areas ranging from politics to economics, energy to sports, health to science and technology to culture. <br>
Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of news and information for professional markets. Our customers rely on us to deliver the intelligence, technology and expertise they need to find trusted answers. The business has operated in more than 100 countries for more than 100 years. Thomson Reuters shares are listed on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges.
S&P Global Platts is the leading independent provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets. Customers in over 150 countries look to our expertise in news, pricing and analytics to deliver greater transparency and efficiency to markets. Founded in 1909, Platts’ coverage includes oil and gas, power, petrochemicals, metals, agriculture and shipping. A division of S&P Global, Platts is headquartered in London and employs over 1,000 people in more than 15 offices worldwide.
Leading newspaper for the power industry sector of Russia
Published since: 2000
Frequency: Twice per month
Format: A3; circulation: 26,000; pages: 70-80
Distributed throughout the Russian Federation
Information on the status and prospects of the Russian power industry, as well as oil and gas, chemical and mining industries, machine and apparatus construction, metallurgy – in relation to power industry; information and analytical articles, exclusive interviews, description of new technologies.
The Expert Council of the newspaper brings together the heads and specialists of industrial companies in different fields, government, research and project offices.
Free and open access to all information in the portal www.eprussia.ru: daily news, prompt placement of companies’ press releases, catalog of companies and specialized websites, newspaper archives, regulations library, information about industry events, tenders, bookstore, message board, forum.
Nedra Publishers has a rich history in the scientific literature (more than 30,000 publications in total). Since 2013, Oil&Gas Journal Russia and Offshore[Russia] have been published by Nedra under license from PennWell. Oil&Gas Journal has been the most widely read magazine with the broadest circulation in the global petroleum industry. Offshore magazine is a publication recognized as the worldwide leader for covering the key issues and trends relative to offshore technology.
The Nedra Translation Agency serves as a member of АТА (American Translators Association), UTR (Union of Translators of Russia), ELIA (European Language Industry Association), GALA (Globalization and Localization Association). Additionally, Nedra ranks among the Top 10 Russian translation agencies according to Translation Rating. From document transcription and desktop publishing, to negotiations and simultaneous interpretation services, the Nedra Translation Agency is widely recognized as the industry standard.
The analytical journal Oil and Gas Vertical has been in print since 1995 and distributed in 24 publications-per-year form with a circulation of 15,000. Vertical differs from other such publications as it traditionally lobbies for the improvement of macroeconomic conditions for the oil and gas industry. The high level of oil and gas analysis has propelled the journal into the position of independent consultant for thousands of participants in the Russian energy market and foreign countries.
The RusCable.Ru is a leading wire & cable information source of Russia. It was established in 2000 and nowadays RusCable.Ru - the first registered mass media in an electrotechnical segment of the Internet. More than 20000 individuals every day visit our Internet portal www.RusCable.Ru. A total number of viewed pages is 1.5 million per month.
Besides, RusCable – the member of International IWMA (The International Wire and Machinery Association – the world’s largest and most influential corporate membership association for the wire, cable and wire product industries). In fact, the readership of the RusCable.Ru portal features a considerable audience of visitors from all Russian regions.
In addition to information and PR support, we can provide a variety of exclusive services to our clients, including; Government and Customer Relations, market analyses, business development, regulatory support. We care about our clients and are ready to support you in almost every business aspect of the wire & cable world.
Energy saving – professional journal about resource saving in energy, construction and housing and communal services.
«Energypolis» is Alpha and Omega of the most sophisticated power industry market in the world. The best business magazine collecting well-weighed analytics, forecasts, excathedral comments, chief executives interviews, market overview.
The journal “Electric Power News” was established in 2002. Founders: the Ministry of Energy, JSC “FGC UES”, nonprofit partnership “Scientific and Technical Council of the Unified Energy System”, Corporation “Integral Electric Power Complex”, JSC STC “ENERGOPROGRESS”.
The journal publishes information on electric power industry scientific and technical development policies and strategy, technical re-equipment, ensuring reliability of the Unified Energy System of Russia, development of electric energy and capacity markets, tariff policies, renewable energy, improved legislation and regulatory frameworks in the industry. The journal is being presented to public at the largest industry events and exhibitions internationally.
ROSATOM is the Russian Federation national nuclear corporation bringing together circa 350 nuclear companies and R&D institutions that operate in the civilian and defense sectors. With 70 years' expertise in the nuclear field, we are a global leader in technologies and competencies offering cutting-edge industry solutions. We work on a global scale to provide comprehensive nuclear services that range from uranium enrichment to nuclear waste treatment. ROSATOM is a proponent of the uniform national policy and best management practices in nuclear power utilization, the nuclear weapons industry, and nuclear safety. ROSATOM is responsible for meeting Russia's international commitments regarding peaceful uses of nuclear energy and nuclear non-proliferation. Other – ROSATOM lines of business include nuclear medicine and composite materials.
Siberian Coal Energy Company is Russia’s largest coal producer and one of the largest coal mining companies in the world. SUEK operates in eight Russian regions. SUEK employs approximately 33,500 people.

SUEK today – 27 opencast and underground mines, 9 washing plants, Vanino Bulk Terminal, Murmansk Sea Commercial port and other industrial transportation, maintenance and engineering facilities.

SUEK is the world’s fifth-largest coal company in terms of reserves, with 5.4 billion tonnes, and one of the world’s top ten producers by volume.

In 2016, the production volume was 105.4 million tons. SUEK accounts more than 27% of Russia’s total coal production.

SUEK is the leading exporter of Russian coal and maintains status as one of the world’s largest coal companies and coal exporters.
The T Plus Group (before June 2015 — IES Holding) is Russia’s biggest private Heat&Power company. It’s major activities are heat&power generation, energy trading, energy retail, and energy services. T Plus ensures stable and reliable energy supply across 16 regions of Russia to over 14 mln of private and more than 160 thousand of commercial and industrial clients.

The Group’s title entity, the consolidated generating company T Plus, emerged as a result of consolidation of several  generating companies, previously controlled by former IES Holding: TGC-5, TGC-6, TGC-9 and Volga TGC. The Group also comprises energy retail company EnergosbyT Plus and repair&maintenance arm - TPlus Energoremont. T Plus operates 61 CHP, over 400 boiler houses, and almost 18 000 km of heat networks, which allows to generate and sell to consumers more than 100 mln Gcal of heat and 50 bln KWh of electricity annually. The company holds 6% of Russia’s installed electric capacity, and generates almost 5% of national electric output. The 8% share in country's centralized heat supply makes T PLUS the second biggest heat producer in Russia and in the world.
The Genesis premium brand was firstly introduced in the world in November 2015. Genesis vehicles meet the highest standards of the automotive industry and are distinguished by advanced engineering solutions, elegant design and excellent dynamic characteristics.

The Genesis brand presents a new concept of luxury, offering its clients first-class safety and perfect customer service. Innovative, comfortable, dynamic – Genesis cars embodied all the values ​​of the brand and are designed to show the refined edge of premium.

In the Russia Genesis and its flagship sedan Genesis G90 were presented in September 2016. In 2017, the Genesis model line-up was expanded with the all-wheel drive sedan G80. Genesis is going to release six new models by the end of 2021, including a crossover and a sports coupe.
Public joint stock company “Rosseti” (PJSC “Rosseti”) – the operator of energy networks in Russia – is one of the largest power companies in the world. The company manages 2,3 million kilometers of power lines and 496 thousand substations with the total transformer capacity of more than 773 thousand MVA.

In 2016 the supply of electric power to consumers was up to 742,7 billion kW∙h. The number of employees of the “Rosseti” Group of companies is 216 thousand people.

Consolidated revenue of the group in 2016 reached 904 billion rubles, which was 17.9% more than in 2015.  A record net profit of 98.3 billion rubles has been achieved: it is 20.5% higher than a year earlier.

The complex assets of PJSC “Rosseti” are represented by 36 affiliated and dependent companies including 14 interregional and a regional distribution grid company. The controlling shareholder is the State represented by the Federal Agency of the State Property Administering of the Russian Federation, that owns 87.9 % of the share capital.