Gazprom Neft and Shell Global Solutions have completed the implementation of Navigator.55 Programme at Omsk Refinery

November, 16. Moscow. On September 30, 2006, Gazprom Neft and Shell Global Solutions completed the implementation of the joint Navigator.55 Programme aimed at Omsk Refinery improvement.

The parties have met the mutual commitments under the Programme. Shell Global Solutions and Omsk Refinery specialists have jointly prepared 28 scenarios of Omsk Refinery development, and 4 of them have been selected. Shell Global Solutions and Omsk Refinery specialists have also shared their experience, and consultancy services have been provided during the Omsk Refinery Improvement Programme.

At present, the parties consider the Navigator.55 Project completed. However, the License Agreement for the software and model purchase and use at Omsk Refinery signed by the companies continues to be valid. Gazprom Neft and Shell Global Solutions are looking forward to future cooperation within new projects and programmes.