Is one of the world’s largest energy companies. Its core business lines are geological exploration, production, transportation, storage, processing, and marketing of hydrocarbons as well as generation and sales of heat and electric power. Gazprom’s share in global and Russian gas production is around 20% and 85% respectively. It exports gas to 32 countries within and beyond the former Soviet Union, and continues to gain strength on the international markets. Gazprom Neft Shelf (a 100 % subsidiary of Gazprom) holds a license to explore for and produce gas and condensate in the Shtokman field and is the sole customer for the design and construction of the field's infrastructure, including a production facility, pipeline system, and LNG plant.