LUKOIL RAISES USD 500 MILLION FOR GISSAR PROJECT IN UZBEKISTAN
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
LUKOIL has raised USD 500 million in a 5-year unsecured loan at 3 month LIBOR+3.0% to finance the development of the Gissar group's gas condensate fields in Uzbekistan. Soyuzneftegaz Vostok Limited, a wholly-owned indirect subsidiary of PJSC "LUKOIL", is the borrower under the loan.
The loan is provided by the following consortium of commercial banks: Intesa Sanpaolo Bank Luxembourg S.A. (Luxembourg), Natixis (France), Mizuho Bank, Ltd. (Japan), UniCredit S.p.A. (Italy), VTB Bank (Deutschland) AG (Germany), ING Bank N.V. (The Netherlands), AO Raiffeisenbank (Russia) and Raiffeisen Bank International AG (Austria).
In 2017, under the ‘Full Development’ stage, we plan to launch Djarkuduk complex gas treatment unit with capacity of 4.4 billion cubic meters of gas per year. It will allow reaching the relevant target production level.
As of the end of 2015, proved hydrocarbon reserves amounted to 241 million barrels of oil equivalent (22 million barrels of gas condensate and 1,317 billion cubic feet of gas); production was 9 million barrels of oil equivalent (106 thousand tons of gas condensate and 1.3 billion cubic meters of gas). All marketable gas is exported.