Gazprom Spetsgazavtotrans

51 per cent ownership by Gazprom

Contacts

182 Votkinskoye Shosse

426039, Izhevsk

Republic of Udmurtia

(+7 3412) 94-68-11

(+7 3412) 21-83-33 fax

office@sgaz.udm.ru

spetsgazavtotrans.gazprom.ru

Head of PR Division

Ruslan Maslovsky

Head of PR Division

(+7 3412) 94-68-51
(+7 3412) 94-68-08 fax

maslovskiy@sgaz.udm.ru

Management

Alexey Farafontov is Director General of Gazprom Spetsgazavtotrans, a subsidiary of Gazprom.

He was born in Izhevsk, Republic of Udmurtia, in 1976.

Education

Alexey Farafontov graduated from Izhevsk State Technical University, majoring in Industrial and Civil Engineering.

Professional experience

Alexey Farafontov has been with Spetsgazavtotrans since 1999.

2001–2004

Deputy Director of Directorate for Contract Construction Work at Spetsgazavtotrans branch office.

2004–2005

Director of Spetsgazavtotrans branch office.

2005–2009

Deputy Director General for Production at Spetsgazavtotrans.

From May 2009

Director General, Chairman of Management Committee at Spetsgazavtotrans.

Company history

Gazprom Spetsgazavtotrans, a subsidiary of Gazprom, traces its history back to August 21, 1984, when the USSR Gas Industry Ministry’s Order No. 334/org on Structural Changes in Ministerial Enterprises and Organizations was signed. Pursuant to the Order, Soyuzgazavtotrans (Gazprom Spetsgazavtotrans since 1992) was established as a production association for operation and maintenance of motor vehicles. Izhevsk was chosen as the company’s headquarters location, as it had the required workforce and a well-developed transport infrastructure.

Company headquarters, Izhevsk

Company headquarters, Izhevsk

Since the company’s beginnings, it has been notable for pioneering in the pre-development of unexplored fields, which includes the construction of initial infrastructure, such as roads, cluster sites, and thoroughfares between fields and along pipelines.

Pioneering in Yamal Peninsula, spring of 1987

Pioneering in Yamal Peninsula, spring of 1987

The company has proved itself to be a pioneer in all large oil, gas and condensate fields whose pre-development has taken place since the mid-1980s, including the Yamburgskoye, Bovanenkovskoye, Kharvutinskoye, Pestsovoye, Zapolyarnoye, Russkoye, Priobskoye, Kharampurskoye, Vankorskoye, Kshukskoye, Nizhne-Kvakchikskoye and other fields.

Major activities

Spetsgazavtotrans is a diversified company with a strong production potential. The company ranks among top contracting construction companies in the petroleum industry.

The company’s priority business areas are as follows:

  • construction of trunklines;
Construction of gas distribution station in Vladivostok, 2011

Construction of gas distribution station in Vladivostok, 2011

  • overhaul (reconstruction) of linear facilities along trunklines;
Overhaul of Parabel – Kuzbass gas trunkline, 2007

Overhaul of Parabel – Kuzbass gas trunkline, 2007

  • pre-development of gas and oil fields, as well as construction of roads with various surfacing types;
Soil excavation on western coast of Sea of Okhotsk, Kamchatka Peninsula, 2008

Soil excavation on western coast of Sea of Okhotsk, Kamchatka Peninsula, 2008

  • construction and maintenance of winter roads in Extreme North;
Winter road construction in Yamal Peninsula, 2013

Winter road construction in Yamal Peninsula, 2013

  • trucking;
Transportation of natural gas recovery unit in Yamal Peninsula, 2011

Transportation of natural gas recovery unit in Yamal Peninsula, 2011

  • water freight transportation;
Branch of fleet repair, maintenance and operations center in Igrim settlement

Branch of fleet repair, maintenance and operations center in Igrim settlement

  • repair and maintenance of imported road-building and specialized machines for Gazprom Group’s companies;
Opening of repair shop in Lipetsk, 2013

Opening of repair shop in Lipetsk, 2013

  • design and survey works.
Survey works at trunkline route

Survey works at trunkline route

Environmental protection

Spetsgazavtotrans is fully aware of its responsibilities for nature conservation toward future generations. The company therefore pays great attention to environmental protection and safety, which are essential to business efficiency, and strictly complies with the national environmental regulations.

Clean-up events during Year of Environmental Awareness, 2014

Clean-up events during Year of Environmental Awareness, 2014

By implementing Gazprom’s Environmental Policy, the company is committed to use natural resources sparingly and minimize environmental impacts of its business activities.

The company developed an environmental management system and received an international certificate of conformity to the GOST R ISO 14001–2007 (ISO 14001:2004) standard.

Social policy

Spetsgazavtotrans is a socially responsible company. As one of the largest taxpayers in the Republic of Udmurtia, it employs over 4,000 people. Spetsgazavtotrans fully realizes its importance to the regional economy, acknowledges its responsibility to the employees, and strives to ensure timely payments to budgets at all levels and allocations to extrabudgetary funds.

Commissioning of gas trunkline in Kamchatka Peninsula, September 2010

Commissioning of gas trunkline in Kamchatka Peninsula, September 2010

The company adheres to the Collective Agreement, has a successfully functioning primary trade union, and organizes periodic medical examinations for the employees. The company cares not only for the current employees but also for the retirees who have been in the gas industry for many years.

Honoring company veterans

Honoring company veterans

Spetsgazavtotrans owns the Plamya children’s health camp located on the bank of the Votkinsk Reservoir. Each year, the camp is attended by over 400 children of the company’s employees.

Plamya children’s health camp celebrates its 35th anniversary

Plamya children’s health camp celebrates its 35th anniversary

The employees are actively involved in the social and political life of Izhevsk and the Republic of Udmurtia.

Parade on Russia Day and Izhevsk Day, 2012

Parade on Russia Day and Izhevsk Day, 2012

Prospects

Spetsgazavtotrans’s prospects for development are related to Gazprom’s priority investment projects, namely the Eastern Gas Program and the Yamal megaproject.

Rotational camp and pipe welding station in Kamchatka Peninsula, October 2008

Rotational camp and pipe welding station in Kamchatka Peninsula, October 2008

With the purpose of upgrading its production capacities and mastering state-of-the-art technologies, the company implements a large-scale program for the modernization of key assets at its own expense and through lease financing.