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    Russia's Zvezda Shipyard Has Tentative Deals With Lukoil, Gazprom, Novatek

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    Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin says that Russia's shipyard Zvezda has reached tentative deals with major companies such as Gazprom, Lukoil and Novatek.

    BOLSHOY KAMEN (Russia) (Sputnik) — Russia's shipyard Zvezda has reached tentative deals with major companies such as Gazprom, Lukoil and Novatek, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said Friday.

    "Tentative agreements have been reached with everyone — Novatek, Lukoil, Sovcomflot, Gazprom," Rogozin told reporters.

    The deputy prime minster added that by 2020 Zvezda shipyard would be capable of building gas tankers with a tonnage of no less than 250,000 tonnes and oil tankers with a tonnage of no less than 350,000 tonnes.

    Also, the chief of the state-run Rosneft oil company said that Zvezda shipyard, has contracts for 14 vessels.

    "Including a contact with Rosneft, [the company’s] portfolio is currently made up of 14 ships," Igor Sechin said.

    Sechin said the company, which is building oil tankers for Russian energy giants, needed a total of 178 in its portfolio to have "a positive dynamic" by 2035.

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