RIA NOVOSTI. In December 2011 Gazprombank Group purchased a 46% stake in international oil services group Eriell Group International Ltd., the transaction price totaled Rub 3.75 bln, RIA Novosti wired quoting Gazprombank Group’s FY11 IFRS financial statement.

Eriell provides appraisal and exploration drilling services, and also well workover services to O&G companies, operates in Russia, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and Bulgaria.