OOO LUKOIL-Stavropolenergo (a wholly-owned subsidiary of LUKOIL), which spinned off from OOO LUKOIL-Rostovenergo as part of the restructuring of LUKOIL Group Power Generation Business Segment, began its operations.
LUKOIL-Stavropolenergo will run the thermal and electric power generating facilities in Kislovodsk (a 12 MW thermal power plant and three boiler rooms with a total capacity of 71.6 Gcal) and in Pyatigorsk (with a boiler room of 20 Gcal).
In addition, the enterprise will implement a major investment project aimed at the construction of CCP-135 MW (combined-cycle plant) at Stavrolen petrochemical plant (Budennovsk), which is part of LUKOIL Group. The CCP-135 construction project is a commitment of LUKOIL under the Capacity Provision Agreement to the wholesale market.
Valery Khilko, former Deputy General Director and Chief Engineer of LUKOIL-Rostovenergo, has been appointed General Director of LUKOIL-Stavropolenergo.