Charity hockey match held as part of United Future: Good to Children program

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On January 20, the ice hockey rink of Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy in the city of Novy Urengoy hosted a charity event of the United Future: Good to Children program. The match, held as part of the Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy men’s ice hockey championship for teams from the company’s branches, had been initiated and supported by the company’s management and the united primary trade union organization, Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy Profsoyuz.

Opening ceremony of charity match
Opening ceremony of charity match

Opening ceremony of charity match

In his opening address, Alexander Koryakin, Director General of Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy, stressed the importance of the United Future: Good to Children program, which was developed jointly by the company and the Yamine Charity Foundation at the end of last year, and also thanked all of the guests for their proactive approach in helping young residents of Novy Urengoy. In addition, Alexander Koryakin wished the hockey players good luck in the matches, and all young participants of the program big and small victories in their lives, studies and sports.

Alexander Koryakin, Director General of Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy, addressing audience at sports center
Alexander Koryakin, Director General of Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy, addressing audience at sports center

Alexander Koryakin, Director General of Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy, addressing audience at sports center

Before the start of the match, representatives of the primary trade union organizations of the Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy management and the Urengoyskoye Gas Production Directorate of Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy presented monetary vouchers to the Yamine Charity Foundation for children with disabilities.

Representatives of primary trade union organizations of Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy management and Urengoyskoye Gas Production Directorate of Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy presenting monetary vouchers to Yamine Charity Foundation
Representatives of primary trade union organizations of Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy management and Urengoyskoye Gas Production Directorate of Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy presenting monetary vouchers to Yamine Charity Foundation

Representatives of primary trade union organizations of Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy management and Urengoyskoye Gas Production Directorate of Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy presenting monetary vouchers to Yamine Charity Foundation

Ten children participating in the United Future: Good to Children program were also present at the match. They were at the center of attention of the whole ice arena and were not only able to enjoy the spectacular game as guests, but also to try ice skating for themselves during a master class with hockey players from among the employees of Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy.

Sports excitement and spectacular ice battles
Sports excitement and spectacular ice battles

Sports excitement and spectacular ice battles

Young Novy Urengoy residents at skating master class with hockey players from Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy
Young Novy Urengoy residents at skating master class with hockey players from Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy

Young Novy Urengoy residents at skating master class with hockey players from Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy

The friendly ice hockey match between the teams of the company’s management and the Urengoyskoye gas production directorate finished with a score of 10:2 in favor of the gas production workers.

Additionally, the event of the United Future: Good to Children program featured a fundraiser in aid of the Yamine Charity Foundation.

Fundraising in aid of Yamine Charity Foundation as part of charity event of United Future: Good to Children program
Fundraising in aid of Yamine Charity Foundation as part of charity event of United Future: Good to Children program

Fundraising in aid of Yamine Charity Foundation as part of charity event of United Future: Good to Children program

Background

Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gazprom, was set up to develop the Urengoyskoye oil, gas and condensate field, one of the largest in the world. Its production infrastructure consists of 22 comprehensive gas treatment units, two oil production sites, 20 booster compressor stations, five gas cooling stations, more than 2,800 production wells, two compressor stations for the utilization of associated petroleum gas, and a pump station for condensate delivery. Over the years, the company has laid more than 1,300 kilometers of inter-field and 2,800 kilometers of in-field pipelines, and created an extensive industrial infrastructure that ensures reliable operation of oil and gas production facilities.

The environmental activity of Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy is certified in accordance with the international ISO 14001 standards and has been recognized as consistent with environmental management requirements. The company employs more than 12,000 people. Its headquarters are located in the city of Novy Urengoy.

Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy is a socially responsible company that allocates significant funds to charitable programs each year.

On November 30, 2018, Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy and the Yamine Charity Foundation, which was created to support children of the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area, signed an agreement to carry out the United Future: Good to Children program. The project is meant to provide targeted assistance to children with disabilities in the city of Novy Urengoy and the entire region.

Fundraising centers were set up at all branches of Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy. The company’s employees can contact their respective accounting departments and send their donations to the Yamine Charity Foundation’s account. To date, these charitable efforts have already shown results: between November and December 2018, the Yamine Charity Foundation received RUB 857,209 in donations.

 

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