Sports ground constructed in Chesnokovka settlement of Orenburg Region under Gazprom for Children program

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September 4 saw the opening of a versatile sports ground constructed under the Gazprom for Children program in Chesnokovka settlement of the Perevolotsk District, Orenburg Region.

Sports ground constructed in Chesnokovka settlement of Orenburg Region under Gazprom for Children program
Sports ground constructed in Chesnokovka settlement of Orenburg Region under Gazprom for Children program

Symbolic ribbon cut by Sergey Ivanov, Director General of Gazprom Dobycha Orenburg, schoolgirl Emilia Mustafina, Railya Bakirova, School Headmistress, Alexander Valuyev, Head of Chesnokovka Rural Council and Vadim Vinogradov, Head of Perevolotsk District

A versatile hockey court with artificial surface situated at the Chesnokovka secondary school premises is designed for playing hockey, futsal, volleyball, basketball, handball and tennis.

Sports ground constructed in Chesnokovka settlement of Orenburg Region under Gazprom for Children program
Sports ground constructed in Chesnokovka settlement of Orenburg Region under Gazprom for Children program

Modern sports ground surface is resistant to temperature extremes and ultraviolet, it is ductile and it cushions falls

At the court opening ceremony Sergey Ivanov, Director General of Gazprom Dobycha Orenburg pointed out that it was already the third sports facility constructed by the company this year within the Gazprom for Children program. Similar sports grounds have recently been installed in the Sharlyk district center and the town of Abdulino. “Children will train here in winter and in summer, and perhaps our sports grounds will foster new champions,” said Mr. Ivanov.

Sports ground constructed in Chesnokovka settlement of Orenburg Region under Gazprom for Children program
Sports ground constructed in Chesnokovka settlement of Orenburg Region under Gazprom for Children program

Exhibition performance at new sports ground

Vadim Vinogradov, Head of the Perevolotsk District thanked the gas workers for supporting the development of mass sports, “The company helps us to implement numerous social projects but the Gazprom for Children program remains in the highest demand, especially the construction of sports facilities for children.”

Background

Gazprom Dobycha Orenburg is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gazprom, mainly focused on production, treatment and transmission of hydrocarbon feedstock. The company comprises ten structural units, including Europe’s largest gas processing plant as well as the only helium plant in Russia.

Over ten thousand people are employed at the company, which manufactures over 20 types of commercial products, including 100 per cent of Russia’s helium and odorant as well as 80 per cent of ethane.

The ISO 14001:2004 environmental management system is introduced at the company headquartered in Orenburg.

In 2014 Gazprom Dobycha Orenburg constructed five playgrounds and three sports grounds with the total cost of some RUB 8 million within the company’s activity region.

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