The All-Union Foreign Trade Organisation (V/O) Soyuzgazexport was established on April 23, 1973.
In the spring of 1991 the All-Union Foreign Trade Organisation Soyuzgazexport was incorporated into the State Gas Concern Gazprom as a state-owned foreign trade entity. By December of 1991, following the organization’s transition from the jurisdiction of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic to that of the Russian Federation, the company became known as the State-Owned Foreign Trade Entity (GVP) Gazexport.
In 1993, the State-Owned Foreign Trade Entity Gazexport was transformed into Russian Joint-Stock Company (RAO) Gazprom’s foreign trade subsidiary, which became known as the Foreign Trade Enterprise (VEP) Gazexport.
Open joint-stock company Gazexport, a limited liability company, was established in accordance with Resolution No.39 of the Russian Joint-Stock Company Gazprom’s Board of Directors, dated April 9, 1997 and Resolution No. 53 of OAO Gazprom’s Board of Directors, dated February 12, 1998. The Moscow Registration Chamber registered the company on May 12, 1999 (certificate No. 028081). OAO Gazprom is the company’s founder and 100% owner.
Gazprom export LLC
In 2006, in accordance with a decision of OOO Gazexport’s founder and owner, the company was renamed Gazprom export LLC.
In November 2013, in accordance with a decision of Gazprom export LLC’s founder and owner, the company’s headquarters was moved to Saint Petersburg.