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FEDERAL LAW OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION

of July 18, 2006 No. 117-FZ

About gas export

(as amended on 02-11-2023)

Accepted by the State Duma on July 5, 2006

Approved by the Federation Council on July 7, 2006

Article 1. Purpose and scope of this Federal Law

1. This Federal Law determines bases of state regulation of gas export proceeding from need of protection of economic interests of the Russian Federation, execution of the international obligations by gas export, ensuring receipt of the income of the federal budget and maintenance of fuel and energy balance of the Russian Federation.

2. This Federal Law is applied to the gas extracted from all types of fields of hydrocarbonic raw material and transported in gaseous or liquefied state (further also - gas natural in gaseous state, gas natural in a liquefied state respectively).

Article 2. Legislation of the Russian Federation on gas export

1. Legal regulation of gas export is performed by international treaties of the Russian Federation, this Federal Law, other Federal Laws, other regulatory legal acts of the Russian Federation.

2. Requirements of this Federal Law are not applied to gas export, made according to the production sharing agreements signed about day of entry into force of this Federal Law, and also to gas natural in a liquefied state, exported out of limits of the territory of the Russian Federation as supplies on water vessels according to procedure and conditions of movement of supplies which are established by the Customs code of the Eurasian Economic Union.

Article 3. Gas exclusive export right

1. The exclusive export right of gas natural in gaseous state is provided to the organization - the owner of unified gas supply system or its subsidiary in which authorized capital share of the organization - the owner of unified gas supply system constitutes hundred percent.

1.1. The exclusive export right of gas natural in a liquefied state is provided:

1) to persons specified regarding 1 this Article;

2) to users of subsoil plots on subsoil plots of federal importance, the license to use subsoil of which as of January 1, 2013 provides construction of the plant on gas production natural in a liquefied state or the direction of the extracted gas natural in gaseous state for liquefaction on the gas production plant natural in a liquefied state, making gas natural in a liquefied state from the gas natural in gaseous state extracted on the specified subsoil plots of federal importance or on other subsoil plots of federal importance, licenses to use by subsoil of which are granted to the specified users of subsoil plots after January 1, 2013;

2. 1) to users of subsoil plots on subsoil plots of federal importance, the license to use by subsoil of which is granted after January 1, 2013 and provides gas production natural in a liquefied state from gas natural in gaseous state provided that the right to dispose directly or indirectly more than fifty percent of total quantity of the voices falling on voting shares (shares) constituting the authorized capital of such users of subsoil plots belongs to persons having the right directly or indirectly to dispose more than fifty percent of total quantity of the voices falling on voting shares (shares) constituting the authorized capital of persons which are granted the right to gas export according to Item 2 of this part;

2. 2) to the legal entities realizing the investment projects included in industry documents of strategic planning of the Russian Federation in the field of power providing creation (construction) and operation of facilities for production of gas natural in a liquefied state performance of each of which is made by more than twenty tons per hour provided that the right to dispose directly or indirectly more than fifty percent of total quantity of the voices falling on voting shares (shares) constituting the authorized capital of such legal entities belongs to persons having the right directly or indirectly to dispose more than fifty percent of total quantity of the voices falling on voting shares (shares) constituting the authorized capital of persons which are granted the right to gas export according to Item 2 of this part;

3) to legal entities who are created in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation in which authorized capital the share (contribution) of the Russian Federation constitutes more than fifty percent and (or) concerning which the Russian Federation has the right directly or indirectly to dispose more than fifty percent of total quantity of the voices falling on voting shares (shares) constituting the authorized capital of such legal entities who are users of subsoil plots of internal sea waters, the territorial sea, continental shelf of the Russian Federation, the Black and Azov seas and users of the subsoil plots on the land fully or partially located to the north of the 67th degree of northern latitude and to their subsidiaries in which authorized capital share of participation of such legal entities constitutes more than fifty percent of total quantity of the voices falling on voting shares (shares) constituting the authorized capital of these societies regarding gas natural in a liquefied state, the natural and (or) oil (passing) gas made from gas, got or the specified subsoil plots planned to production on such users of subsoil plots, or from gas of natural and (or) oil (passing) gas, the production sharing agreements got or planned to production in case of realization including signed about day of entry into force of this Federal Law.

2. Licenses for implementation of exclusive export right of gas are granted to the organizations specified in parts 1 and 1.1 of this Article, according to the procedure, established by the legislation of the Russian Federation on foreign trade activity.

3. Persons specified in parts 1 and 1.1 of this Article send to the federal executive body performing functions on development and realization of state policy and normative legal regulation in the field of fuel and energy complex, information on gas export according to the list and according to the procedure which are established by the Government of the Russian Federation.

President of the Russian Federation

V. Putin

 

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