We’re Same as Everyone! Spartakiada Games held in Sakhalin with assistance of Gazprom Transgaz Tomsk
PR and Media Relations Service, Gazprom Transgaz Tomsk
Gazprom Transgaz Tomsk provided assistance in holding the We’re Same as Everyone! Spartakiada Games for physically challenged children, organized by the Sakhalin Region Ministry of Social Protection.
Forty children from 6 to 17 years old from the Kirovskoye orphanage (Tymovskoye District) and the Preodoleniye social rehabilitation center (Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk) took part in the event held in the Chaika medical & social rehabilitation center in Pionery village, Kholmsk District.
The competition program included basketball, darts, shooting, gorodki and ring tossing as well as a sports song contest.
“Being a socially responsible company, Gazprom Transgaz Tomsk actively participates in charity projects throughout its activity region,” said Valery Shakhov, Director of the Sakhalin Line Pipe Operation Center of Gazprom Transgaz Tomsk. “This sports celebration helped the children to push the limits of everyday routine and feel the abundance of life, understand that they are no worse than others and can take part in sports competitions and other events open to their peers.”
The Gazprom Transgaz Tomsk representatives gave presents to all the young participants of Spartakiada games – photo cameras and tablet computers.
Gazprom Transgaz Tomsk is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gazprom securing gas supply to consumers in 12 regions of Siberia and the Far East. The company operates over nine thousand kilometers of oil and gas trunklines, the annual volume of transmitted gas exceeding 17 billion cubic meters.
The company comprises 22 branches, including 16 line pipe operation centers, 8 compressor stations, 1 booster compressor station, 36 gas compressor units, 133 gas distribution stations and dispatch control stations as well as 11 CNG filling stations.
The Sakhalin Line Pipe Operation Center of Gazprom Transgaz Tomsk was established in 2008. It services 1,600 kilometers of the Sakhalin II oil & gas transportation system, 134 kilometers of the Sakhalin – Khabarovsk – Vladivostok onshore gas trunkline, including the Sakhalin main compressor station, the 139 kilometer gas trunkline from the Kirinskoye gas and condensate field onshore processing facility to the Sakhalin main compressor station as well as the Dalneye gas distribution station.
Gazprom Transgaz Tomsk takes active part in implementing charity projects in the region, providing support to the retirement home for elderly and disabled people of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, veteran councils, creative teams. In 2013 the first open city track-and-field championship for physically challenged people was held as well as the 10th Sakhalin Spartakiada Games for adults with disabilities; guest performances were organized in northern Sakhalin for children in a difficult life situation.
Following the results of 2013, the company won the Benefactor contest of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk in the Social Partner nomination as well as the Benefactor of the Year regional contest in the Children nomination.