LLC Gazflot is Gazprom Open Joint Stock Company 100 % owned subsidiary. It is aimed to perform single policy in geological exploration and the Russian Federation continental shelf gas and oil field development.
Company sets itself in Gazprom structure as a company providing increase of hydrocarbons reserves, implementation of all range of works in the offshore gas fields development, production logistics by marine transportation, and also other types of marine works.
Main directions of Gazflot activities
As a part of implementation Gazprom’s programs of oil and gas field exploration at the Russian and foreign shelf and according to foundation documents, Gazflot performs the following activities:
- Geological exploration
- Ground well testing
- Field arrangement and exploitation
- Construction of marine mining and drilling units, fleet and other specialized floating technical equipment
- Development and exploitation of the coast base and harbor infrastructure
- Hydrocarbons logistics by the marine transportation
- Fleet handling and its commercial exploitation
- Facilities monitoring
- Environmental monitoring
Managing-production structure Gazflot is organized on territorial principle and includes administrative centre and three branches – Murmanks, Kaliningrad and Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk.
Administration co-ordinates company’s activities, provides execution of works by all kinds of activities and registration of the allowing documentation for wells construction and fleet operation, the organization of works with contractors and material and technical supply implosion, finances, payments, conclusion of contracts.
Murmansk branch provides wells development and oil extraction at Prirazlomnoe, Shtokmanovskoe fields and other facilities at the arctic shelf and Yamal peninsula (transloading, bunkering with technical and fresh water, diesel fuel for ships, platform facilities maintenance)
The Kaliningrad Branch organizes fleet operation, ship crews gathering, registration of ships and wells, expediting of cargoes and customs procedures performance. Branch structure includes: management, lift vessel "Gazshelf", supply vessel tug "Desna", "Dunai", "Kuban", passenger ship "Topaz", research vessel "Academician Golitsyn", groups of supervision over fuel ship construction and a specialized floating craft with decompression chamber for maintenance of underwater pipelines.
Far East branch
Far East branch provides exploration works at the Sea of Okhotsk shelf.