Innovative methods of tight gas development win top Science and Technology Prize
The award ceremony for the 2018 edition of Gazprom’s Science and Technology Prize took place at the meeting of the Company’s Management Committee.
The paper entitled “Creating and adopting innovative methods of tight gas development to increase cost efficiency of production” by Severneftegazprom won the top prize at the contest.
Sergey Khomyakov congratulates Vladimir Dmitruk, Director General of Severneftegazprom, on winning contest
The paper describes the results of implementing a set of adjusted design and engineering solutions meant to increase the efficiency of gas production from the Senonian-Turonian pay zones of the Yuzhno-Russkoye field.
Second place went to Gazprom Neft for the project entitled “Developing a set of domestically-manufactured refining catalysts to produce high-quality motor fuels.”
Sergey Khomyakov congratulates Mikhail Antonov, Head of Oil Refining Directorate at Gazprom Neft, on winning Prize
The author teams of the following projects were also awarded:
- “Developing and utilizing Katburr polycationic drilling muds to improve well construction efficiency in challenging mining and geological conditions” by Gazprom VNIIGAZ;
Sergey Khomyakov congratulates Maxim Nedzvetsky, Director General of Gazprom VNIIGAZ, on winning Prize
- “Natural gas odorant waste disposal system” by Gazprom Transgaz Samara;
Sergey Khomyakov (right) congratulates Vladimir Subbotin, Director General of Gazprom Transgaz Samara, on winning Prize
- “Gas-oil heat exchanger as an energy-efficient solution for gas transmission” by Gazprom Transgaz Ukhta;
Sergey Khomyakov (right) congratulates Stanislav Adamenko, Chief Engineer, First Deputy Director General of Gazprom Transgaz Ukhta, on winning Prize
- “Adopting and launching the output of jet fuel at the Condensate Treatment Plant of Gazprom Pererabotka in order to provide jet fuel across the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area and meet Gazprom’s strategic objectives in the region” by Gazprom Pererabotka;
Sergey Khomyakov (right) congratulates Marat Garaev, Director General of Gazprom Pererabotka, on winning Prize
- “Designing and installing a gas metering system at the entrance to a CNG filling station” by Gazprom Transgaz Moscow.
Sergey Khomyakov (right) congratulates Alexander Babakov, Director General of Gazprom Transgaz Moscow, on winning Prize
Gazprom’s Science and Technology Prize was established in 1998. The Prize is an important component of the corporate scientific and technological policy aimed at promoting innovations in the Company’s businesses and maintaining its technological leadership within the global energy industry.
In 2018, Gazprom’s subsidiaries submitted 14 projects for the Prize, with 117 authors from 22 subsidiaries and 9 third-party entities engaged in the projects.
The papers were assessed by a group of experts from Gazprom and its subsidiaries. The assessment criteria included urgency, novelty, scientific and technological level (research intensity), area of application, scope and economic impact with regard to Gazprom, commercial potential and protectability, and use of domestic products, technologies and equipment.