Gazprom Transgaz Stavropol’s ecologists win corporate contest
PR Service, Gazprom Transgaz Stavropol
On June 18, the annual competition of environmental services among Gazprom’s subsidiaries was held. Based on the results of 2017, the environmental service of Gazprom Transgaz Stavropol emerged as the winner and Galina Fedchenko, the company’s Lead Environmental Engineer, was named best ecologist.
This year, environmental services of 36 subsidiaries of Gazprom took part in the corporate competition. The competition committee evaluated the contestants on several criteria: delivery of large-scale environmental projects and initiatives, results of audits by supervisory authorities, compliance with environmental legislation, and the functioning of the adopted environmental management system.
Ecologists of Mozdokskoye Gas Pipeline Operation Center at Green Spring 2018 nationwide cleanup action in coastal area of Terek River
The environmental service of Gazprom Transgaz Stavropol is focused on facilitating safe and sustainable development of the gas transmission company based on the principles of natural resources management and environmental mitigation. Every year, the ecologists carry out hundreds of environmental events, arrange wide-reaching public awareness campaigns, and discuss pressing environmental issues at research and practical conferences, roundtables, and forums. In the last five years alone, the employees of Gazprom Transgaz Stavropol implemented about 2,400 environmental events, cleaned up and improved 815 hectares of land, and rehabilitated 46 springs and natural water sources. The efficiency of the company’s ecologists is recognized by non-governmental organizations, public authorities, environmental funds, and the media.
Natalia Aseeva, chemical engineer of environmental testing lab, analyzing water samples
The environmental service of Gazprom Transgaz Stavropol is now a two-time winner of Gazprom’s corporate contest. The company won its first award based on the results of 2009.
Gazprom Transgaz Stavropol is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gazprom. The company services the linear part of gas trunklines passing through 10 constituent entities of the North Caucasus and Southern Federal Districts of the Russian Federation. In addition, the company ensures gas transportation to Georgia, Armenia, Turkey, and the Republic of South Ossetia.
Gazprom Transgaz Stavropol consists of 18 branches, including 10 gas pipeline operation centers.
The company’s annual gas transmission and supply volumes vary between 50 and 70 billion cubic meters, while the total length of gas pipelines exceeds 8,000 kilometers. The company operates 12 compressor stations, 19 workshops, 11 types of gas compressors with a total installed capacity of 1,035.9 MW, and over 360 gas distribution stations.
The environmental management system of Gazprom Transgaz Stavropol complies with the requirements of the ISO 14001 international standard.
The company employs around 8,000 people. It is headquartered in Stavropol.