Rosneft became Platinum Sponsor of RPTC 2015

Posted on 26 January 2015

Rosneft* bacame Platinum Sponsor of the upcoming 2015 SPE Russian Petroleum Technology Conference that will take place 26-28 October 2015 in InfoSpace, Moscow, Russia.

SPE would like to express its gratitude and appreciation to Rosneft for support and cooperation!

*Rosneft is the leader of Russia's petroleum industry and the world's largest public oil and gas Company by liquid hydrocarbon production and proven reserves. The Company's core operations are in hydrocarbon exploration and appraisal, production of oil, gas and gas condensate, offshore development, refining, marketing of oil, gas and oil products inside and outside Russia, and investment activity. Rosneft is the flagship of quality modernization and innovation in Russia's oil and gas industry. The Company works hard to enhance the industry's intellectual and technology capital building upon the solid foundation of Russia's oil and gas tradition and its partnerships with global oil majors.

Rosneft is the unrivaled leader in terms of hydrocarbon resources. In its onshore operations the Company pursues the strategic goals of maintaining production and maximizing the outputs of existing fields, implementing new projects in a lean manner while ensuring sustainable production profiles and maximizing recovery rates as well as economically developing unconventional and challenged fields.

Rosneft's exploration and production geography spans across all key oil and gas provinces in Russia, namely Western Siberia, Southern and Central Russia, Timano-Pechora, Eastern Siberia and the Far East. The Company also implements projects in Kazakhstan, Algeria, Venezuela, Brazil, Vietnam, the UAE and Canada.

Offshore projects take a special place in Rosneft's portfolio. To develop Russia's offshore resources Rosneft has joined forces with the world leaders of oil and gas industry. The Company successfully finished construction of the world's northernmost arctic well, Universitetskaya-1. According to the drilling results Rosneft confirmed hydrocarbon potential of the East-Prinovozemelskiy-1 license area in the Kara Sea and discovered a new arctic field named Pobeda. According to experts the volume of the Kara Sea oil province resources exceeds the oil and gas resources of the Gulf of Mexico, the Brazilian shelf, the shelf of Alaska and Canada, and is comparable to the whole resource portfolio of Saudi Arabia. Also as part of Sakhalin-1 consortium Rosneft started production at Arkutun-Dagi field with the world's most powerful drilling platform Berkut.

Rosneft is expanding its distribution areas: the Company supplies crude oil to China as part of the long-term contract with CNPC, key terms of oil and oil products supplies to Indian Essar were signed in December 2014.
Rosneft operates 9 large refineries and 4 mini-refineries in Russia and holds stakes in 7 refineries abroad. The Company markets oil products through its retail network that includes over 2,600 retail sites. Rosneft implements a massive refinery upgrade program that will enable the Company to increase the refining depth up to 81%.

Rosneft is one of the major investors in Russia's economy and the country's biggest taxpayer. The Company pursues a policy of high social responsibility to its employees, their families, local communities, and Russian society as a whole. Working environmentally responsible is the cornerstone of Rosneft's operations. For more information, please visit