Gazprom and United Heavy Machinery Plants to cooperate in constructing Slavyanskaya CS

RELEASE

Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Mikhail Smirnov, Chief Executive Officer of United Heavy Machinery Plants (OMZ), today signed an Agreement of Cooperation at the Russian Investment Forum in Sochi.

Pursuant to the document, Gazprom and OMZ will cooperate in designing and outfitting a gas treatment unit at the Slavyanskaya compressor station (CS). The CS will be one of the largest facilities of the Russian Unified Gas Supply System. It will feed gas into the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline.

Background

United Heavy Machinery Plants is an engineering and research & production holding company. The company specializes in engineering, manufacturing, selling and maintaining equipment and machinery for the nuclear, petrochemical and mining industries, as well as producing billets from special steels.