A promising project – LLC “Kharampurneftegaz” – did not work out with the personnel. The top manager managed to enrich himself by millions, but where did the management look?
The Department for the Investigation of Particularly Important Cases of the Investigative Committee of the ICR for the YaNAO has completed the investigation of a criminal case against the Deputy General Director for Capital Construction of Kharampurneftegaz LLC. The company is controlled by the structures of NK Rosneft and BP.
The correspondent understood the situation.
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The deputy general director of a Rosneft subsidiary in Yamal was under investigation in 2020 and has since become overgrown with new corruption episodes. All accusations against the top manager relate to cases of commercial bribery.
According to investigators, the first crime occurred in June 2019, in the amount of 2.75 million rubles. Later, two more episodes were revealed – in December 2018 and July 2019, the top manager received 2.25 million rubles from businessmen in two tranches, writes about this(recognized as a foreign agent on the territory of the Russian Federation).
And now it has become known that the deputy general director for capital construction will be accused of receiving a bribe in the amount of 1.5 million rubles. This time it is known that PromStroyKontrol LLC is involved in the case, said.
The accused allegedly asked the head of the firm to hand over the bribe to him. For this, he promised to provide general patronage and not apply penalties under the contract for the field development executed by PromStroyKontrol. The money was transferred to the top manager in parts.
As a result, PromStroyKontrol did not fall under a criminal case for facilitating the investigation, which cannot be said about the ex-deputy director of Kharampurneftegaz.
By the way, the company “PromStroyKontrol” is now in the process of bankruptcy. In 2021, she suffered a loss of 44 million rubles. Despite the fact that the revenue amounted to only 7 million rubles, although in 2020 it was 802 million rubles.
In addition to the confusion with finances, there is another interesting point in the affairs of the company: it was a supplier in two government contracts in the amount of 21 million rubles. And she received both contracts from PJSC NK Rosneft, one in 2019, the other in 2021.
That is, even if the parent company knew about PromStroyKontrol and “baited” it, it turns out strange that all these corruption stories in at least one case of a top manager passed by higher officials.
The Kharampurneftegaz LLC company was registered back in 2012, but started working only in 2018. It was created to develop the Kharampur field. It was assumed that most of the employees of another subsidiary of Rosneft Oil Company PJSC, Kynsko-Chaselskoye Neftegaz LLC, would become part of the company.
Control of 49% of the authorized capital is held by Bipi Russian Investments Limited (BP), another 51% is owned by a subsidiary of Rosneft – RN-Gas, which combines the gas assets of the oil company.
However, due to the political situation, the British BP, the second largest shareholder of Rosneft, announced the termination of cooperation. BP intends to sell its 19.75% stake in Rosneft with a current value of $11.5 billion, which it has owned since 2013, and also withdraw from all joint projects. Wrote about it.
Obviously, this will also affect Kharampurneftegaz. By the way, judging by the data for 2020, the company’s business was not going uphill. She suffered a loss of 3 billion rubles.
Director of the Department of Planning, Performance Management and Development of the Gas Business of Rosneft Oleg Ivanov last year toldthat the total production from this gas project could potentially reach 25 billion cubic meters. m of gas per year. According to him, the project may become the company’s largest gas brainchild – larger even than Rospan.
If this is true, then how is it that the top managers of Kharampurneftegaz include people who can get rich on commercial bribery of 6.5 million rubles?
Firstly, why don’t questions arise to the director of the company, Sergei Slichny? After all, he has been running the company since 2018. Doesn’t even Sechin himself follow the affairs of such promising “daughters”?
Igor Sechin did not notice the scandals around subsidiaries? A photo: ptoday.en
Back in 2020wrote that Rosneft had long ago announced the importance of the gas business and plans to produce 100 billion cubic meters. m of gas per year by 2020 (for comparison: Gazprom produces 500 billion cubic meters of gas per year), but then moved the ambitious production targets to 2022. In 2019, the company produced 67 billion cubic meters. m of gas.
This is despite the fact that Gazprom is still the only exporter and the largest supplier of gas to the domestic market.
The fact that Rosneft has long been promoting the idea of dividing Gazprom into transport and mining companies is no secret to anyone. This is due to the fact that the existing monopoly on the market prevents them from entering the world gas market.
The project will allow you to get confessions and huge amounts of money, into whose pocket they will fly incomprehensibly. Could a top manager have been able to pull off multi-million dollar cases on his own? Hardly.
There is no direct evidence, but it can be assumed that the top manager in the chain for cutting money simply remained the last one. Where the “good” went is unknown. But if such scams are being carried out at the Kharampurneftegaz company, it’s scary to think what will happen next …