Gazprom - shareholder structure 2018

This statistic depicts the shareholder structure of Russian gas company Gazprom as of 2018. At that point, the Government of the Russian Federation controlled over 50 percent of the company's shares.

Gazprom's shareholder structure

Gazprom is held largely by two entities, the Russian Federation and the Bank of New York Mellon, which accounted for 50.23 percent and 24.13 percent, respectively. In 1989, the Soviet Ministry of Gas Industry was converted into Gazprom, a corporation. Later, the company was privatized with the Russian government holding a majority. Currently, Gazprom’s headquarters are located in Moscow. The company has grown, increasing its total employee numbers from 393,600 in 2009 to 466,100 in 2018.

Gazprom owns some 23 billion cubic meters of natural gas reserves in Russia and accounts for 69 percent of Russia’s gas production. The company is the largest extractor of natural gas in the world. Russia and the United States are some of the largest producers of natural gas in the world. Gazprom generated 118.8 billion U.S. dollars in net revenues globally in 2018.

Europe is Gazprom’s largest customer base, however, the European Commission has issued an anti-trust case against the company, stating that Gazprom may be “abusing its dominant market position in upstream gas supply markets.” Germany and the United Kingdom are among the company’s largest customers, purchasing 67 billion cubic meters and 29 billion cubic meters in gas, respectively, in 2017.

Gazprom's shareholder structure as of 2018

Percentage of shares
Russian Federation50.23%
Bank of New York Mellon*24.13%
Other registered entities25.64%
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Source

Release date

June 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2018

Supplementary notes

* Depositary bank of OAO Gazprom’s ADR Program.

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