100 per cent ownership by Gazprom
formerly Gazprom Invest Zapad
6 D Startovaya St.
19621, Saint Petersburg,
(+7 812) 677-46-45 fax
Mikhail Levchenkov is Director General of Gazprom Invest.
He was born on June 12, 1964 in Leningrad.
In 1983 Mikhail Levchenkov graduated from Leningrad Housing Construction Technical School majoring in Industrial and Civil Construction. In 1989 he obtained a diploma in Industrial and Civil Construction from Leningrad Engineering and Construction Institute. In 2006 Mikhail Levchenkov graduated from the International Management Institute of St. Petersburg having completed an MBA program.
Mikhail Levchenkov worked his way up from a foreman to a construction company director. He has been with Gazprom since 2003. He took managerial positions in Lentransgaz: Advisor to Director General for Capital Construction, Deputy Director General for Capital Construction.
In 2006 Mikhail Levchenkov was granted the Honorary Builder of Russia title.
Since 2007 – Director General of Gazprom Invest (former Gazprom Invest Zapad).
Gazprom Invest Zapad (renamed as Gazprom Invest from March 2013) was set up on July 2, 2007.
Milestones of the company’s development (2007–2008):
- staffing the company’s structural units;
- establishing Regional Directorates in the company’s activity areas;
- Regional Directorate for Facilities Construction in the town of Torzhok;
- Regional Directorate for Facilities Construction in the Kaliningrad Oblast;
- Regional Directorate for Facilities Construction in the town of Kandalaksha;
- Regional Directorate for Facilities Construction in the city of Ukhta and the subordinate Construction Site in the city of Vologda.
Gazprom Invest is engaged in the following activities:
- engineering, construction and commissioning of facilities and providing procurement services;
- managing industrial and civil construction, as well as all types of installation and assembly, engineering and start-up operations, etc.
Construction of the Gryazovets – Vyborg gas pipeline is among the key projects the company was tasked to execute.
Laying first string of Gryazovets – Vyborg gas pipeline. Leningrad Oblast. May 2009.
Gazprom Invest takes part in the Russian Regions Gasification Program and bears responsibility for constructing a gas lateral to the town of Verkhovazhye (Vologda Oblast), a gas lateral to the city of Archangelsk, as well as a compressor station in Smolensk.
Gazprom Invest acts as the Customer for the facility of federal significance – the Kaliningrad underground gas storage (UGS) facility.
First joint welding at Minsk – Vilnius – Kaunas – Kaliningrad gas pipeline’s second string. Lithuanian-Russian border. September 9, 2009.
In its business activities Gazprom Invest sticks to the rules and requirements of the Gazprom Environmental Policy. In compliance with the Environmental Policy principles, the company is striving to maintain the balance between meeting socio-economic tasks and preserving a favorable environment and natural resources.
Gazprom Invest pursues a balanced social policy aimed at raising the company’s prestige as an employer and securing stability and high efficiency of its businesses. The company forms an integrated corporate environment enabling to bring together the interests of the employee and those of the employer. The efficient remuneration and incentive system makes it possible to create a competitive social package.
The social policy of Gazprom Invest:
- ensures comfortable and safe labor conditions;
- provides medical treatment;
- offers various types of insurance including the voluntary medical insurance (VMI);
- guarantees against labor accidents and occupational diseases;
- develops physical training and sports;
- solves housing problems;
- supports young specialists;
- provides additional pension coverage;
- renders assistance to retired employees, provides them with material aid and gets them involved in corporate events.
The company constantly improves and executes social programs, taking into account the priorities of the Personnel Management Policy of Gazprom and its subsidiary companies, as well as the economic expediency and the necessity to obtain competitive advantages on the labor market.