Gazprom Transgaz Belarus

formerly Beltransgaz

100 per cent ownership by Gazprom

News and events

Contacts

9 Nekrasov St.

220040, Minsk

Belarus

(+375 17) 280-01-01

(+375 17) 285-63-36 fax

office@btg.by

mail@btg.by

www.gtb.by

www.belarus-tr.gazprom.ru

Head of PR and Media Relations Service

Dmitry Kostin

Head of PR and Media Relations Service

(+375 17) 219-15-05
(+375 44) 501-45-50
(+375 17) 285-63-36 fax
dmitry.kostin@btg.by

Press Secretary of PR and Media Relations Service

Igor Gorsky

Press Secretary of PR and Media Relations Service

(+375 17) 219-15-44
(+375 29) 129-39-99
igor.gorsky@btg.by

Management

Vladimir Mayorov is Director General of Gazprom Transgaz Belarus.

He was born on April 18, 1970, in the Pribrezhny settlement (Novooskolsky District, Belgorod Region, Russian Federation).

Education

Vladimir Mayorov graduated from Ukrainian State Law Academy, majoring in Legal Science. He also earned a degree in International Economic Relations from the Academy of Public Administration under the Aegis of the President of the Republic of Belarus and an MBA degree in Management of Oil and Gas Corporations in a Global Environment from the St. Petersburg State University of Economics and Finance.

Professional experience

1996–1999

Research and teaching at Francisk Skorina Gomel State University.

1999–2004

Managerial positions at the Gomel Regional Executive Committee.

2004–2007

Head of the Main Directorate for International Cooperation and Trade at the Administration of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus. Promoted to the post of the Deputy Chairman of the Gomel Regional Executive Committee.

2007–2013

Director General of Beltransgaz.

from April 2013

Director General of Gazprom Transgaz Belarus.

Company history

As one of the largest companies in the Republic of Belarus, Gazprom Transgaz Belarus provides for the uninterrupted transmission and supply of natural gas to consumers in Belarus and Western Europe.

 

October 25, 1960

The Minskoye Gas Pipeline Operation Center was set up pursuant to Order No. 274 of the Main Directorate of the Gas Industry under the USSR Council of Ministers.

 

October 30, 1960

A torch was solemnly lit on Central Square in the Belarusian capital to mark the commissioning of the Dashava – Minsk gas pipeline, the first gas trunkline in the Republic of Belarus.

 

October 26, 1974

The first string of the 453-kilometer Torzhok – Minsk – Ivatsevichi gas trunkline was built to completion for natural gas to be supplied from Western Siberia to Belarus.

Landmark in history of Gazprom Transgaz Belarus

Landmark in history of Gazprom Transgaz Belarus

 

1976

The Osipovichskoye UGS facility was put onstream.

 

1984

Belarus’s first CNG filling station (CNG filling station-2 in Minsk) was put into service. The program for conversion of vehicles to natural gas was launched in the country.

 

1996

The construction of the Yamal – Europe transcontinental gas pipeline was commenced.

 

September 21, 1999

The 209-kilometer Belarus-based section (from the Nesvizhskaya CS to the Polish border) of the Yamal – Europe gas trunkline was commissioned in a festive ceremony.

 

2000

The company received the Honorary State Banner of the Republic of Belarus for outstanding business achievements.

 

2008

The gasification of regional centers in Belarus concluded with the start of natural gas supplies to Berezino. Natural gas was injected into the Mozyrskoye UGS facility in a test mode.

Mozyrskoye UGS facility

Mozyrskoye UGS facility

 

2011

The Governments of Belarus and Russia signed the Agreement on the terms and conditions of purchase and sale of shares and on further activities of Beltransgaz. Gazprom and the State Property Committee of the Republic of Belarus entered into the Sales and Purchase Agreement for a 50 per cent stake in Beltransgaz. With the 50 per cent stake acquired between 2007 and 2010, Gazprom gained full ownership of Beltransgaz.

 

2013

Pursuant to a Decree by the Belarusian President, Beltransgaz was renamed as Gazprom Transgaz Belarus.

Major activities

Gazprom Transgaz Belarus is engaged in natural gas transmission to consumers in the Republic of Belarus, Western Europe, and the Kaliningrad Region of the Russian Federation. The company operates a Gazprom-owned linear section of the Yamal – Europe gas trunkline, stretching for 575 kilometers across Belarus, as well as five compressor stations. The Belarusian gas transmission system operated by the company includes over 7,900 kilometers of gas pipelines, 13 compressor stations, three UGS facilities, 226 gas distribution stations, 27 CNG stations, and seven gas metering stations. Gazprom Transgaz Belarus also sells methane through its own CNG station network.

Environmental protection

Gazprom Transgaz Belarus has developed and adopted an environmental management system (EMS) that meets the requirements of STB ISO 14001–2005 (ISO 14001:2004) and Gazprom’s corporate standards.

The company’s EMS is part of its general enterprise management system and is closely tied to production process management.

In the past four years, Gazprom Transgaz Belarus has issued annual environmental reports, submitting them to the local offices of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection of the Republic of Belarus and sending them to higher education institutions that have environmental education programs.

Gazprom Transgaz Belarus received a letter of appreciation from Gazprom for its great contribution to the gas industry and long-standing dedicated efforts in the field of environmental protection.

The company’s subsidiaries were awarded honorary certificates in the Best Motor Transport Company Fighting Air Pollution competition.

Minsk Automobile Plant product

Minsk Automobile Plant product

Gazprom Transgaz Belarus also won a Commemorative Prize for its active participation in the Green Spring 2015 environmental cleanup.

Social policy

The company’s social policy is primarily aimed at creating favorable material and social conditions to attract and retain highly skilled professionals, as well as providing social benefits to its employees and pensioners.

Gazprom Transgaz Belarus is committed to the principles of corporate social responsibility.

2016 saw the opening of Mozyr’s first sports center, which was built as part of the Gazprom for Children in Belarus program. Two large sports centers will soon be commissioned in Orsha and Osipovichi.

The company is a general partner of the Chance International Children’s Charity Foundation, which runs nationwide charitable projects for children with cancer, arthropathy, and congenital hearing impairments.

In addition to rendering aid in socially significant fields, the company undertakes important charitable projects on its own initiative. 2015 saw the launch of a major social project entitled Victory Monuments. Its goal is to restore monuments and memorials of the Great Patriotic War. Within two years, the company’s employees restored 31 monuments, improved over six hectares of adjacent land, and planted 3,200 trees.

Prospects

The main goals of Gazprom Transgaz Belarus for the long term include securing reliable and uninterrupted gas supplies to consumers in the Republic of Belarus, ensuring gas transit, and promoting the wider use of natural gas as a vehicle fuel.

The company acts as the project owner for the construction of the Gazprom Center multi-discipline complex in Minsk. The project is part of the investment agreement between the Republic of Belarus and Gazprom Transgaz Belarus.

The new complex is designed to strengthen the image of Gazprom Transgaz Belarus as a socially-oriented company and to become the center of business activity in the capital of Belarus.