Year of ecology

Russia declared 2017 the Year of Ecology. As part of the implementation of a decree of the Russian President “On the Year of Ecology in the Russian Federation” and instructions from Chairman of the Gazprom PJSC Management Board Alexey Miller, the Company developed and implemented a special environmental action plan that aims to address key environmental issues.

Main focuses of the Year of Ecology programme at the Company
Environmental education of employees
  • Introduction and relaying of environmental rules
  • Corporate seminars and training sessions on ecology
Industrial measures
  • Modernization of production facilities
  • Development and implementation of eco-friendly technologies
  • Mitigating negative environmental impact indicators
  • Commissioning of environmental facilities
  • Implementation of energy conservation programmes
Non-industrial measures
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Preserving biodiversity
  • Providing support for federal and international environmental campaigns
Environmental communications
  • Creating platforms for communication and interaction with stakeholders such as NGOs, the state authorities, schoolchildren, and students
‘Green Territory’ special project
  • Creating infrastructure for the separate collection of waste at the Company’s filling stations and offices
  • Landscaping and other improvements

Key results:

  • Construction was completed on a gas treatment unit (1st stage) and a cluster of inverted wells at the Novoportovskoye field of Gazpromneft-Yamal for the injection of associated petroleum gas in order to maintain reservoir pressure
  • Construction work was completed on the Biosphera biological treatment facilities at the Moscow Oil Refinery and construction work started on treatment facilities at the Omsk Oil Refinery. The project was among the federal projects implemented as part of the Year of Ecology
  • A landfill was opened at the Taylakovskoye field for the disposal and processing of industrial and household waste at Slavneft-Megionneftegaz
  • 36 million fish were released into water bodies
  • 100 Saturday volunteer work days were held in the regions with the participation of over 6,000 people, resulting in the clean-up of more than 1.5 hectares of land and the removal of more than 670,000 tonnes of garbage
  • More than 298,000 shrubs and trees were planted as part of public campaigns