June 19, 2017

Rosatom and AREVA NP signed a Memorandum of Understanding

On the sidelines of the IX International Forum ATOMEXPO 2017, The State Atomic Energy Corporation ROSATOM and the French company AREVA NP signed a Memorandum of Understanding.

The document was signed by Alexey Likhachev, the Chief Executive Officer of ROSATOM, from the Russian side, and Bernard Fontana, CEO of AREVA NP, from the French side.

The Parties also signed the Cooperation Program that concerns key areas of mutual interest.

These documents are aimed to ensure the continuation and further improvement of long-term cooperation between Rosatom and AREVA NP in the field of fuel fabrication, automated process control systems, as well as maintenance of equipment and machines for the nuclear power plants.

The signing of this MoU demonstrates the mutual striving of two Companies for co-operation.


ROSATOM State Atomic Energy Corporation brings together over 300 enterprises and scientific organizations, including all civil nuclear companies of Russia's nuclear industry, research centers and the world's only nuclear icebreaker fleet. ROSATOM holds leading positions in the global market of nuclear technologies and is currently implementing projects to build 42 nuclear power units both in Russia and abroad.


AREVA NP is a major international player in the nuclear energy market recognized for its innovative solutions and value-added technologies for designing, building, maintaining, and advancing the global nuclear fleet. The company designs, manufactures, and installs components and fuel for nuclear power plants and offers a full range of reactor services.

With 14,000 employees worldwide, every day AREVA NP’s expertise helps its customers improve the safety and performance of their nuclear plants and achieve their economic and societal goals.

AREVA NP is a subsidiary of the AREVA group.