Gazpromneft-Aero Increased Fuel Supplies to Foreign Airlines in Russia by 35% in 2012

Gazpromneft-Aero Increased Fuel Supplies to Foreign Airlines in Russia by 35%
                                   in 2012

  PR Newswire

  ST PETERSBURG, Russia, March 4, 2013

ST PETERSBURG, Russia, March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Gazpromneft-Aero, an aviation fuel operator of Gazprom Neft - the fifth
largest oil and gas company in Russia, increased fuel supplies to foreign
airlines at the largest Russian airports up to 15,000 ton, resulting in a 35%
growth as compared to 2011. 

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Gazpromneft-Aero sustained its status as the top retailer of the Russian
aviation fuel market in 2012. The company's total aviation fuel sales achieved
2,900,000 ton. Over 1,900,000 ton was suppliedon an into-plane basis, 22%
more than in 2011. The company also has its own distribution network, which is
the largest in Russia including refueling facilities in 31 airports.

New clients, gained by Gazpromneft-Aero during the last year, included
Emirates, Turkish Airlines, Hamburg Airways, and other airlines. Following the
strategic agreement between Gazpromneft-Aero and Air Total International
(ATI), the company began to provide refueling services to the French company
AigleAzur at Vnukovo Airport, Moscow. Pursuant to the agreement, the companies
made their presence networks accessible to each other including for the
refueling of regular, one-time, and unscheduled charter flights.

Gazpromneft-Aero's development strategy involves business expansion in
Siberian airports where Trans-Siberian air passages from Europe to Asia are
concentrated. Direct supplies from Omsk Oil Refinery of Gazprom Neft ensure
the best possible pricing conditions and guarantee required fuel quantities to
air carriers. In 2012 Gazpromneft-Aero began refueling the first flights of
the cargo carrier YangtzeRiverExpress at the Tolmachevo International Airport,
Novosibirsk, Russia.

Gazpromneft-Aero is committed to implementing international fuel quality and
aircraft refueling standards in Russia. It was one of the first companies in
Russia to insure against risks related to possible environmental and
third-party damage compensation with world-wide coverage. "We offer most
favorable long-term fuel supply contracts to our partners and are looking to
cooperate with the world's major air carriers," Gazpromneft-Aero CEO Vladimir
Yegorov stated.


Gazpromneft  -  Aero has been operating as a provider of aircraft refueling
and into-plane supply services since 1 January, 2008. Since December, 2008,
Gazpromneft-Aero has be en a strategic partner of the IATA in aviation fuel

Gazpromneft-Aero is the top retailer of the Russian aviation fuel market. The
company operates in 38 Russian airports. The technologies used in its
operations meet the highest safety level available for fuel operations: Green.


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