Glossary

A

APG
associated (petroleum) gas, a mixture of various gaseous hydrocarbons that are dissolved in oil and released during its extraction
ASSETS, ENTERPRISES
subsidiaries and affiliates of Gazprom Neft PJSC in the context of the Report
ASP
a method for increasing oil recovery based on the idea of injecting a three-component mixture (anionic surfactant, soda and polymer) into the reservoir

B

BAZHENOV FORMATION, BAZHENOV RESERVES
a formation of rocks found in Western Siberia

C

CNG
compressed natural gas
CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS
interaction, including through the exchange of information, between the Company and its stakeholders
CO2
carbon dioxide
CSR
corporate social responsibility

D

Downstream
Logistics, Processing, and Sales Unit

E

EBITDA
earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization
EMS
energy management system
FEI
fuel and energy industry

G

GRI (Global Reporting Initiative)
an international organization whose main goal is to develop and implement an authoritative and credible reporting system in the area of sustainability that can be used by organizations regardless of their size, type of activity, or location
GRI (guidelines)
internationally recognized methods for sustainability reporting developed by the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
GRI Standards
the new version of the internationally recognized methods for sustainability reporting developed by the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)

H

HEAD OFFICE / CORPORATE CENTRE
the management company – Gazprom Neft PJSC

I

IAS
internal audit system
IFRS
International Financial Reporting Standards
IRMS
integrated risk management system (risk management is a continuous streamlined process that involves identifying, assessing, monitoring, and responding to risks at all levels of the Company)
IS
industrial safety (industrial, occupational, and environmental safety and civil defence)
ISO 26000
the international standard of social responsibility for organizations of all sectors and types adopted in 2010. ISO 26000 is the standard guideline that defines the general concepts and principles for organizing activities

K

KIMS
knowledge and innovation management system
KMAD-Yugra
Khanty-Mansi Autonomous District-Yugra

L

LPG
liquefied petroleum gas
LTIFR (Lost Time Injury Frequency Rate)
the number of cases involving the loss of work time versus the total amount of time worked and standardised per 1 million man-hours worked

M

MOTOR FUEL CLASS
the environmental standard established by the Technical Regulation of the Russian Federation “On requirements for automobile and aviation petrol, diesel and marine fuel, jet fuel, and fuel oil” that is similar to European standards. For example, Class 5 of the Technical Regulation complies with the Euro-5 standard
MSHF
multi-stage hydraulic fracturing

N

‘NATIVE TOWNS’
Gazprom Neft’s social investment programme that aims to solve important problems and meet socioeconomic development challenges faced by the regions where the Company operates, including by involving representatives of the local community in the implementation of projects. The key focuses of the programme are the development of the urban environment (construction of housing and the improvement of urban areas), the creation and development of infrastructure for children and grassroots sports, support for sports institutions and sporting events, the support and development of education, the preservation and development of the cultural potential of the regions, and cooperation with indigenous minorities.
NON-FINANCIAL REPORTING
see ‘Reporting on sustainable development’
NOX
nitrogen oxide
NPO
non-profit organization

O

O. E.
oil equivalent, a conventional type of fuel measurement
OILFIELD SERVICE
oil and gas field service: drilling of wells, installation of drilling rigs, construction of well pads, repair of wells, repair of drilling equipment, etc.
OIL SLUDGE
multi-component physicochemical systems (mixtures) consisting of water, petroleum products, and mineral additives (clay, metal oxides, sand, etc.)
OIRFP
offshore ice-resistant fixed platform
OMS
operations management system

P

PRMS-SPE
(Petroleum Resources Management System and Society of Petroleum Engineers) – the international standard for the assessment and management of subsoil hydrocarbon reserves that takes into account the probability of the existence of hydrocarbon resources and the economic efficiency of their extraction
2P (PROVEN AND PROBABLE)
proven and probable hydrocarbon reserves

R

RAS
Russian Accounting Standards
R&D
research and development
RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES
types of energy that are continuously renewed in the Earth's biosphere (energy from the sun, wind, tides, waves, etc.)
RUIE
Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs

S

SLUDGE PIT
storage place for drilling waste
SOCIAL INITIATIVE GRANT COMPETITION
a social investment tool used by the Company to select on a competitive basis and provide financial support for projects that aim to solve key social problems in the areas where the Company operates. It is utilized as part of the ‘Native Towns’ social investments programme
SO2
sulphur oxide
STAKEHOLDERS
all individuals and legal entities that are interested in and affect or are affected by the Company’s activities
SUSTAINABILITY
considering economic, environmental, and social impacts that cross a threshold in affecting the ability to meet the needs of the present without compromising the needs of future generations (this definition is provided by the report Our Common Future, which was issued by the World Commission on Environment and Development at the United Nations. Quoted from: Sustainability Reporting Guidelines. Version 3.0., GRI, 2006).
SUSTAINABILITY REPORTING (NON-FINANCIAL REPORTING)
a set of systems and processes for collecting, consolidating, analyzing, and reporting information that demonstrates a balance between the financial, operational, social, and environmental aspects of the Company's operations. It also includes the principles and mechanisms for considering the interests of a wide range of stakeholders, and managing interactions with them in order to solve problems that are important to the Company and society

T

TSF
tonne of standard fuel
TP (Total Proved)
proven hydrocarbon reserves

U

UN SDR
Sustainable Development Goals adopted by UN member nations in 2015
Upstream
Exploration and Production Unit

V

VIOC
Vertically integrated oil company
VOC
volatile organic compounds

Y

YNAD
Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous District