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NOVATEK reports preliminary operating data for first quarter 2012
Moscow, 10 April 2012. OAO NOVATEK (“NOVATEK” and/or the “Company”) today reported preliminary production data for the first quarter 2012.
Gross production for the first quarter totaled 14.66 billion cubic meters of natural gas and 1.08 million tons of liquids (gas condensate and crude oil). Gross natural gas production increased by 1.23 billion cubic meters, or by 9.2%, and gross liquids production increased by 59 thousand tons, or by 5.8%, as compared with the corresponding gross production in the first quarter 2011.
In the first quarter 2012, NOVATEK processed 992.5 thousand tons of unstable gas condensate at the Purovsky Gas Condensate Processing Plant.
The Company’s preliminary stable gas condensate export volumes amounted to 623 thousand tons for the first quarter 2012 as compared to 723 thousand tons in the corresponding period of 2011. At 31 March 2012, we had approximately 1.4 million cubic meters of natural gas and 352 thousand tons of stable gas condensate in transit or storage and recognized as inventory.
NOVATEK hydrocarbon production for the first quarters 2011 and 2012
Natural gas, bcm
Information provided in this press release presents expected results of OAO NOVATEK operations in the first quarter 2012. The information represents preliminary assessment only, which can be adjusted after statistical, financial, fiscal and business reporting becomes available. The information on NOVATEK’s operational results in this press release depends on many external factors and therefore, provided all permanent obligations imposed by the London Stock Exchange listing rules are unconditionally observed, cannot qualify for accuracy and completeness and should not be regarded as an invitation for investment. Therefore, the results and indicators actually achieved may significantly differ from any declared or forecasted operational results in 2012. ОАО NOVATEK assumes no obligation (and expressly declares that it has no such obligation) to update or change any declarations concerning any future results, both due to new information obtained, any future events or for any other reasons.
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.