Interaction between Government, Non-governmental Organisations, Business Partners

Gazprom Neft is actively involved in improving existing environmental standards and developing new legislation as part of its cooperation with the legislative and executive authorities and the Company’s participation in the work of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs. CEO Alexander Dyukov and Head of HSE Department Oleg Nikolaenko are members of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs Committee on Industrial Safety.

In 2014, the Company signed social investment agreements with the authorities of Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous District and Omsk, Orenburg, and Tyumen regions. The agreements cover cooperation in the field of environmental safety and protection. The Company also signed a memorandum on joint activities with the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous District to ensure the environmental safety of the region. Key areas of cooperation include ongoing environmental monitoring and control, the rational use and restoration of natural resources, and sharing experience on the application of best international practices to minimize environmental impact.

Seminar at Moscow Refinery

In May 2014, Moscow Refinery held the first seminar for environmental service managers and specialists from major oil companies, including Rosneft, Lukoil, Novatek, Bashneft, Zarubezhneft, RussNeft, Slavneft, Gazprom Neftekhim Salavat, and Gazprom Neft. Participants discussed issues relating to the elimination of legacy oil-contaminated waste, which are of importance to all companies in the industry. They shared their experiences and advanced technologies, and defined the areas in need of further development. At the seminar, best practices for the elimination of oil-contaminated waste and the remediation of industrial sites at Moscow Refinery were presented, along with alternative technologies for the elimination of significant underground hydrocarbon accumulations at NIS oil refining facilities.