Sands: the question of the transfer of “Chechenneftekhimprom” under the jurisdiction of Chechnya will be discussed in the Cabinet

Sands: the question of the transfer of “Chechenneftekhimprom” under the jurisdiction of Chechnya will be discussed in the Cabinet


MOSCOW, December 24. The question of the transfer of the company “Chechenneftekhimprom” from the jurisdiction of the Agency under the control of the Chechen Republic will be discussed in the Russian government.

This was stated to journalists the President’s press Secretary Dmitry Peskov, commenting on recent media reports on this topic.

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“This issue will be worked in government, so it is premature to put the question (the takeover),” – said the representative of the Kremlin. According to him, after establishing the point of view of the Cabinet on this matter, “we can talk about some positions.”

“It (the issue) was discussed, it will be worked in the government,” reiterated Sands.

The Appeal Of Kadyrov

Earlier on Thursday the newspaper “Kommersant” reported that Chechnya may soon get a “Chechenneftekhimprom”. Available publications was a letter of the head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, dated 3 December, in which he asks to transfer the enterprise of the Republic. According to the newspaper, the President of Russia Vladimir Putin supported the proposal made by Kadyrov.

Now the company is wholly owned by the government, and manages leasehold “Rosneft”. Stocks of Chechnya is estimated at approximately 60 million tons of oil. “Chechenneftekhimprom” (fixed assets in 2014 are estimated at 2 billion rubles, net profit to 44 million rubles) controlled by two oil refineries, several plants repair of oil and gas equipment, equipment for oil production, oil terminals and infrastructure.