MOSCOW, February 03. /ITAR-TASS/. Perm’s branch of Russia’s gas monopoly Gazprom signed an agreement with the Uralchem United Chemistry Company on supplies in 2014-2017 of natural gas worth 16.7 billion rubles (about $475 million), the chemical company reports.
The report reads the agreement cost is not final. The deal was inked on January 31, 2014.
In December 2013, Uralchem bought 20% of shares in the world’s leading potash producer - Uralkalii. Uralchem also owns assets in production of complex fertilizers - Azot Company (in the Perm region; became part of Uralkalii in 2010), fertilizer plants in the Kirov and Moscow regions and infrastructural assets - Ulralchemtrans and Ulralchemfreight.
The company’s 99.9% belong to Uralchem Holding (Cyprus), the rest - to Cl-Chemical (Cyprus). Via CL-Chemical, businessman Dmitry Mazepin owns 95.5% of Uralchem Holding, the rest - to UralChem’s management.