Gazprom har i en bytteavtale sikret seg 40% av OMV's andeler på norsk sokkel mot 25% eierskap i et prosjekt i Vest-Sibir.
Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Rainer Seele, Chairman of the OMV Executive Board, today signed the Basic Agreement regarding the asset swap. The signing ceremony took place in the presence of Hans Jörg Schelling, Minister of Finance of the Republic of Austria and Anatoly Yanovsky, Deputy Minister of Energy of Russia.
According to the Basic Agreement, Gazprom will receive a 38.5 percent stake in OMV (NORGE) AS, a company focused on geological exploration and production in Norway. In exchange, OMV will obtain a 24.98 percent stake in the project for developing Blocks 4 and 5 of the Achimov formation in the Urengoy oil, gas and condensate field. The deal is subject to an agreement on the final transaction documents, regulatory approvals and further corporate approvals.