Specifically, according to the company's press release, OOO NOVATEK-Yurkharovneftegas obtained the right for geological survey licenses for the Khalmeryahskiy, Dorofeevskiy and West-Dorofeevskiy subsoil areas, whereas OOO NOVATEK-Tarkosaleneftegas obtained the right for geological survey licenses for the South-Khalmeryahskiy and South-Dorofeevskiy subsoil areas.

The acquisition of the five licenses follows the Company's aim to expand its resource base on the Yamal and Gydan peninsulas and increase natural gas and liquid hydrocarbon production.

PAO Novatek entered the global gas market in 2017, when presented the Yamal LNG project.

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NOVATEK is a public joint stock company established under the laws of the Russian Federation. The Company’s shares are listed in Russia on Moscow Exchange (MOEX) and the London Stock Exchange (LSE) under the ticker symbol “NVTK”.