Open Joint-Stock Company «Center of Technical Diagnostics» (DIASCAN TsTD, JSC) Renamed into Joint-Stock Company «Transneft Diascan» (Transneft JSC)

Date of publication: 18 November 2014

Open Joint-Stock Company «Center of Technical Diagnostics» (DIASCAN TsTD, JSC) was renamed into Joint-Stock Company «Transneft Diascan» (Transneft Diascan, JSC).

On November 17, 2014, the relevant change was recorded in the Single State Register of Legal Entities. Therefore, the Company’s seal, stamps, letterhead paper were changed. Other particulars, including the Primary State Registration Number (OGRN), the Taxpayer Identification Code (INN), and the Taxpayer Record Validity Code (KPP) remained unchanged.

Renaming is stipulated under the Strategic Development Program of Transneft, JSC, by 2020 (the second phase of the company’s rebranding) to unify the names of subsidiaries under the Transneft brand all over the Russian Federation.

Renaming leads to no changes in the Company’s structure and staff. The Company will continue to discharge its existing financial and operational obligations in full scope.

The new name reflects the type of the Company’s activities as a component of the Transneft, JSC Group, forming perception of entities of Russian oil pipeline transportation as a holistic and single system.