* Chemical enhanced oil recovery (CEOR) refers to technologies that increase the oil recovery factor (ORF, a metric indicating what proportion of total reserves are produced from strata) through the use of various kinds of chemical flooding.
Gazpromneft-Technology Partnerships LLC (previously known as the “Bazhenov Technology Centre”) is a subsidiary of Gazprom Neft, and the operator on the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation’s national project on developing technologies and high-tech equipment for the viable development of Bazhenov Formation reserves. Gazpromneft-Technology Partnerships is Gazprom Neft’s knowledge hub and management centre for the company’s key areas for strategic development, including “Hard-to-recover (non-traditional) reserves”, “CEOR”, and the Achimovsky Formation. The business is also responsible for managing the marketing and monetisation of Gazprom Neft’s upstream technology products.
SNF is one of the largest producers of water-soluble polymers used in the oil, gas and numerous other industries. The group’s products enjoy a 48% market share. SNF has 22 plants in operation, as well as two forthcoming production sites, and 70 sales offices throughout 130 countries worldwide. SNF achieved turnover of more than EUR3.5 billion in 2019. SNF’s products are used by more than 400,000 end-users throughout the world. The company’s product range includes about 1,000 branded items. Innovation is a key factor behind the company’s growth: ongoing investment in research and development resulting in about 100 new products being listed every year. SNF is committed to improving the environmental-friendliness of its products, and to improving its production processes, with all of the group’s plants having been built in compliance with the highest safety and environmental standards.
SNF Vostok is a subsidiary of France’s SNF group, supplying a full range of polyacrylamide products developed and produced at the group’s factories throughout Russia and the CIS.