NOVATEK BRINGS BOPP PRODUCTION LINE ONSTREAM
Moscow, Russia — 01 July 2005 — NOVATEK announced that it had begun production at its new
Leonid Mikhelson, CEO of NOVATEK, commented: «The development strategy of Novatek envisages an increase in hydrocarbon production along with the production of
The new production line, with a processing capacity of 25,500 tons per annum, will alleviate the necessity of importing a similar quantity of production from abroad. The modern equipment of the BOPP production line will allow us to produce a broad range of wrap film, which is widely used in the food, tobacco, perfume, medical and textile industries.
The equipment has been supplied by Brückner, a world leader in BOPP production. The production facility was built next to an area occupied by OAO
PAO NOVATEK is the largest independent natural gas producer in Russia, and in 2017, entered the global LNG market by successfully launching the Yamal LNG project. Founded in 1994, the Company is engaged in the exploration, production, processing and marketing of natural gas and liquid hydrocarbons. Upstream activities of the Company’s subsidiaries and joint ventures are concentrated mainly in the prolific Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Region, which is the world’s largest natural gas producing area and accounts for approximately 80% of Russia’s natural gas production and approximately 15% of the world’s gas production. NOVATEK is a public joint stock company established under the laws of the Russian Federation.