Gazprom Transgaz Ukhta
100per cent ownership by Gazprom
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10/1 Gazovikov Embankment
169300, Ukhta, Republic of Komi
Alexander Gaivoronsky – Director General of Gazprom Transgaz Ukhta.
Alexander Gaivoronsky was born in the Sverdlovsk Region in 1975. In 1997 he graduated from Ural State Technical University, majoring in Turbine Construction.
between 1997 and 2009
Alexander Gaivoronsky worked as a compressor operator, gas facilities operation engineer, Deputy Head of the Gas Compressor Service of the Yamburg Line Pipe Operation Center, Gazprom Transgaz Yugorsk.
from 2009 to 2010
Alexander Gaivoronsky was Acting Chief Engineer – Deputy Head, Head of the Pur Line Pipe Operation Center, Gazprom Transgaz Yugorsk.
between 2010 and 2014
Alexander Gaivoronsky acted as Deputy Head of the Novy Urengoy Line Pipe Operation Center, Head of the Sorum Line Pipe Operation Center, Chief Engineer – First Deputy Director General of Gazprom Transgaz Yugorsk.
Director General of Gazprom Transgaz Ukhta.
The history of Gazprom Transgaz Ukhta dates back to 1967 when the Vuktyl oil, gas and condensate field development began. With record high gas production rates achieved during that period, Vuktyl became the country’s foothold to advance to the West Siberian fields. In four decades a modern gas transmission system has been formed across entire northwestern Russia.
Well No.2 – the first one to produce gas from the Vuktyl field
Gazprom Transgaz Ukhta is primarily focused on natural gas transportation via gas trunklines.
Gazprom Transgaz Ukhta activity region
Gazprom Transgaz Ukhta operates in the strategic sector of the Unified Gas Supply System (UGSS) development. The Northern Corridor of gas trunklines represents the shortest way from Yamal’s and West Siberian producing and promising fields to Central Russia and Europe.
The company’s gas trunklines (single-line type) stretch over 15,1 kilometers conveying natural gas to the remote regions, supplying major industrial enterprises, settlements, cities and towns located along the trunkline route across the whole Russia’s northwest. Natural gas is also delivered to the Moscow Ring Railway, Saint Petersburg and further on to the Baltic States, Eastern Europe, Finland and Germany.
Compressor station in the Yubileiny settlement
Compressor station in Nyuksenitsa
As a gas transmission company, Gazprom Transgaz Ukhta realizes the potential threat of environmental impacts that may be caused by its large-scale and technologically-intensive activities.
Gazprom Transgaz Ukhta carries out its environmental policy within the environmental policy of Gazprom.
Environmental protection and ecological safety obligations are communicated to all employees of the company and embrace all its branches.
Gazprom Transgaz Ukhta believes that environmental wellbeing is the basis of the company’s economic prosperity and the major prerequisite for retaining the safety and health of its employees and the population.
Gas pipeline’s crossing, Izhma River
Natural gas for the town of Mirny and Plesetsk Cosmodrome
Gazprom Transgaz Ukhta has been implementing its charity program over many years. No area of life within the company’s activity region is overlooked. Beneficial aid is provided to the veterans of the Great Patriotic War and Labor, disabled persons, orphaned children, peacekeepers, talented youth, students, boarding houses, educational institutions, public organizations, national parks, natural reserves, etc.
Gazprom Transgaz Ukhta provides considerable support to the Russian Orthodox Church. In order to preserve the company’s historic wealth and traditions, Gazprom Transgaz Ukhta is involved in historic educational activities, publishing books using its own resources about the veterans and the gas industry development in northwestern Russia.
Under the Gazprom to Children program, children’s sports grounds were built in the Komi Republic – in Vuktyl, Ukhta and the Sindor settlement as well as a sports ground in Nyuksenitsa settlement (Vologda Region) and sports grounds in Mirny and Plesetsk (Arkhangelsk Region).
Gazprom Transgaz Ukhta is a wholly-owned gas transmission subsidiary of Gazprom.
The company is mainly focused on gas transmission via the gas trunkline system as well as uninterrupted gas supply to industrial and utility consumers.
Gazprom Transgaz Ukhta directly affects the socio-economic development of the whole North Western Russia. The gas transmission system of Gazprom Transgaz Ukhta stretches across Russia’s northwest from the Bovanenkovskoye field and the world’s northernmost Baidaratskaya compressor station to Russia’s western borders.
The length of the Gazprom Transgaz Ukhta single-line gas transmission system is over 15.1 thousand kilometers.
In 2014 the volume of gas transported by the company exceeded 162 billion cubic meters.
Gas transmission is provided by 14 line pipe operation centers and 45 compressor stations, which comprise 83 compressor workshops. 418 gas compressor units (GCU) with the aggregate design capacity of 5 thousand 766.1 MW are installed at all the compressor workshops. Gas is distributed among the consumers via 173 gas distribution stations and dispatch control stations. The company employs over 12.5 people working both in Ukhta, where the company is headquartered and in the company’s branches and representative offices along the whole route of the gas transmission system.
The ISO 14001:2004 environmental management system is introduced at the company.