Conference on 40th anniversary of Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy rounds off in Anapa
PR and Media Relations Service, Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy
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On April 10–12, 2018, the Vityaz sports & health center of Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy hosted the 6th International Conference ‘Cutting-Edge Technological Innovations for Greater Efficiency in Renovating and Retrofitting Hydrocarbon Production Facilities.’
6th International Conference ‘Cutting-Edge Technological Innovations for Greater Efficiency in Renovating and Retrofitting Hydrocarbon Production Facilities’
Alexander Kalinkin, Deputy Head of Department at Gazprom, said in his opening speech: “As usual, we meet at this time of year to discuss issues related to renovating and retrofitting facilities prior to making plans for the upcoming period. It’s no coincidence that Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy, which celebrates its 40th anniversary this year, is hosting this conference. It was at the enormous capacities of this northern gas production company that numerous technologies aimed at improving the efficiency of field development have been introduced and tested.”
The discussion of these vital issues brought together top executives from subsidiaries of Gazprom, research institutes and the Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas, as well as Gazprom Administration officials who delivered their speeches on the first day of the conference. Andrey Kovalenko, Deputy Head of Directorate at Gazprom, spoke about innovative solutions for the renovation of hydrocarbon production infrastructure at Gazprom’s facilities. Andrey Arabey, Head of Division, touched upon the prospects of pipe products manufacturing for gas production purposes. Vladimir Stolyarov, Head of Division, covered pre-development methods using digital technologies.
On the second day of the conference, participants shared their expertise in developing hard-to-reach deposits and well workover in abnormal operating conditions, as well as discussed the adoption of state-of-the-art technologies in hydrocarbon production and many other issues. Vladimir Kobychev, Deputy Director General for Production and Treatment of Gas Condensate and Oil at Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy, gave a presentation on innovative solutions for the operation of flooded gas wells in the Cenomanian deposit of the Severo-Urengoyskoye oil, gas and condensate field.
Vladimir Kobychev, Deputy Director General for Production and Treatment of Gas Condensate and Oil at Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy, giving presentation on innovative solutions for operation of flooded gas wells
To honor the anniversary of Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy, the conference participants planted 40 trees, setting up a park destined to become the main attraction of the Resort Village in the Vityaz sports & health center.
Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gazprom, was set up to develop Urengoyskoye, one of the largest oil, gas and condensate fields in the world. The company’s facilities include 22 comprehensive gas treatment units, two oil production sites, 20 booster compressor stations, five gas cooling stations, more than 2,800 producing wells, two compressor stations for associated petroleum gas utilization, and a pump station for condensate delivery. Over the years, the company built over 1,300 kilometers of inter-field and 2,800 kilometers of in-field product pipelines, creating extensive industrial infrastructure for the reliable operation of oil and gas facilities.
The environmental policy of Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy was certified under the ISO 14001 international standards and is recognized as conforming to environmental management requirements. The company employs more than 12,000 people. Its head office is located in Novy Urengoy.