The X International Forum

Arctic: today and the future

December 10-12, 2020, SAINT PETERSBURG



«Nornickel» is the world’s largest producer of nickel and palladium, and one of the world’s leading producers of platinum and copper. The Company produces cobalt, rhodium, silver, gold, iridium, ruthenium, selenium, tellurium and sulfur.

«Nornickel» is involved in prospecting, exploration, extraction, refining and metallurgical processing of minerals, production, marketing and sale of base and precious metals.

The main Russian production units of «Nornickel» are include: the Polar Division of MMC Norilsk Nickel, Kola Mining and Metallurgical Company and Bystrinsky GOK (Bystrinsky mining and processing plant), located in the Gazimuro-Zavodsky District of Trans-Baikal Territory.

Norilsk Nickel Harjavalta belonging to the Group is the only nickel refining plant in Finland.

Norilsk Nickel has its own global network of representative and sales offices in Russia, the UK, China, USA and Switzerland.

When determining the strategy for its global operations and future development, «Nornickel» is focused on compliance with all social and environmental responsibility principles in the various countries in which it operates, which is essential for ensuring sustainable and efficient business development.



NOVATEK is Russia’s largest independent natural gas producer. Founded in 1994, the Company is engaged in the exploration, production, processing and marketing of natural gas and liquid hydrocarbons.

The Company ranks among the top three public companies globally in terms of proved natural gas reserves and is a Top 10 global company in terms of natural gas production.

Developing competitive LNG producing facilities is the key strategic focus of the Company.

Yamal LNG being implemented in the Yamal Peninsula (Russia) is the Company's largest project. It is an integrated project for the production, liquefaction and sales of natural gas.

In 2019, a natural gas liquefaction and transshipment complex was commissioned in Vysotsk (Leningrad Region, Russia), and the investment decision was made to implement the Arctic LNG 2 Project. In the Murmansk Region, the Company is establishing a gravity-based structures construction center for its future LNG projects.


«Digital economy in the Arctic: myth or reality?»


MegaFon is a national provider of digital opportunities, operating in all segments of Russia’s telecommunications market with 75.4 million subscribers in the country. The company offers mobile and fixed-line services, mobile and broadband Internet, digital TV and OTT services, innovative digital products and services across information and communication technologies (ICT), the Internet of Things, Big Data analytics and processing, cloud solutions, cyber security, financial services, digital advertising and marketing, e-commerce, and converged IT solutions in system integration.


"Development of communication system and telecommunication infrastructure in the Arctic"


SUPERTEL, OJSC is a Russian developer, manufacturer and supplier of telecommunication equipment for the construction of transport networks and information access networks based on OTN / WDM / SDH / PDH / IP technologies. The Company was established in 1993 on the basis of one of the state scientific and production associations of communication equipment industry.

Following the worldwide trends of communication networks development, the equipment supports circuit and packet switching technologies.

The main equipment of SUPERTEL, the first among the similar products of domestic manufacturers, was given the status “Russian-made telecommunication equipment”.