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14.11.2011

HMS Group to provide engineering services in Yamal gas province

Moscow, Russia – HMS Group (LSE: HMSG), the leading pump manufacturer and provider of flow control solutions and engineering services for oil and gas fields in Russia and the CIS, today announces signing of a contract totalled Rub 1.27 billion (app. $41.6 mn) after winning the competitive tender process. Within the framework of the project the Group will render a broad range of engineering services, including construction, installation and commissioning, as well as overall project management on a major West Siberian gas field.  

Artem Molchanov, Managing Director (CEO) of HMS Group, commented:  

“We are proud to have been awarded the contract. Having a strong track record of the major high-end projects in oil upstream and transportation, we strengthen our project portfolio for gas fields’ infrastructure that is in line with our strategy in EPC business segment. Our expertise on handling integrated projects enables us to deliver another solution implemented under harsh environmental conditions that requires operational excellence, strong commitment to project management and allows us to retrieve healthy mid-teen margin.”

 

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The HMS Group is the leading pump manufacturer and provider of flow control solutions and related services to the oil and gas, nuclear and thermal power generation and water utilities sectors in Russia and the CIS. The HMS Group’s products are mission-critical elements of projects across a diverse range of industries. It has participated in a number of large-scale infrastructure projects in Russia, including providing pumps and modular equipment to the Vankor oil field and pumping stations on recent trunk pipelines projects linking Russia’s core oil producing areas to export ports on the Pacific Ocean and Baltic Sea. The Group reported revenues of RUB 13.9 billion, adjusted EBITDA of RUB 3.1 billion and profit of RUB 2 billion for the six months ended June 30, 2011. The HMS Group’s global depositary receipts (“GDRs”) are listed under the symbol “HMSG” on the London Stock Exchange.

 

For further information, please contact:

 

Sergey Klinkov, Head of IR

Tel: +7 (495) 730-66-01, ext. 1302

klinkov@hms.ru

 

Nozima Karimova, Head of Press Service

Tel: +7 (495) 730-66-10

karimova@hms.ru

 

DISCLAIMER

 

THIS COMMUNICATION DOES NOT CONSTITUTE AN OFFER OF, OR THE SOLICITATION OF AN OFFER TO BUY OR SUBSCRIBE FOR, GDRs OR OTHER SECURITIES TO ANY PERSON IN ANY JURISDICTION TO WHOM OR IN WHICH SUCH OFFER OR SOLICITATION IS UNLAWFUL AND, IN PARTICULAR, IS NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES, AUSTRALIA, CANADA, JAPAN OR THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS NOT AN OFFER FOR SALE OF ANY SECURITIES IN THE UNITED STATES. SECURITIES MAY NOT BE OFFERED OR SOLD IN THE UNITED STATES ABSENT REGISTRATION OR AN EXEMPTION FROM REGISTRATION UNDER THE US SECURITIES ACT OF 1933, AS AMENDED (THE “SECURITIES ACT”). THE HMS GROUP HAS NOT REGISTERED AND DOES NOT INTEND TO REGISTER ANY PORTION OF ANY OFFERING IN THE UNITED STATES OR TO CONDUCT A PUBLIC OFFERING OF ANY SECURITIES IN THE UNITED STATES. THIS COMMUNICATION IS ONLY BEING DISTRIBUTED TO AND IS DIRECTED ONLY AT (I) PERSONS WHO ARE OUTSIDE THE UNITED KINGDOM OR (II) INVESTMENT PROFESSIONALS FALLING WITHIN ARTICLE 19(5) OF THE FINANCIAL SERVICES AND MARKETS ACT 2000 (FINANCIAL PROMOTION) ORDER 2005 (THE “ORDER”) AND (III) HIGH NET WORTH ENTITIES, AND OTHER PERSONS TO WHOM IT MAY LAWFULLY BE COMMUNICATED, FALLING WITHIN ARTICLE 49(2) OF THE ORDER (ALL SUCH PERSONS TOGETHER BEING REFERRED TO AS “RELEVANT PERSONS”). THE SECURITIES REFERRED TO IN THIS ANNOUNCEMENT ARE ONLY AVAILABLE TO, AND ANY INVITATION, OFFER OR AGREEMENT TO SUBSCRIBE, PURCHASE OR OTHERWISE ACQUIRE SUCH SECURITIES WILL BE ENGAGED IN ONLY WITH, RELEVANT PERSONS. ANY PERSON WHO IS NOT A RELEVANT PERSON SHOULD NOT ACT OR RELY ON THIS DOCUMENT OR ANY OF ITS CONTENTS.


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