Gazprom Transgaz Makhachkala wraps up 9th Spartakiada Games
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From April 24 to 26, Makhachkala hosted the 9th Spartakiada Games of Gazprom Transgaz Makhachkala marking the company's 40th anniversary.
The competition involved about 300 athletes in 8 teams representing all branches and directorates of the company. The gas workers competed in team and individual sports: chess, track and field athletics, weight lifting, football, volleyball, basketball, and rope pulling. The event was held simultaneously at three sports venues: the Yelena Isinbayeva Republican Stadium, the gym halls of the Dagestan State Medical University, and the Medical Service of the company.
At the end of the Spartakiada Games, the Center team claimed the victory once again, with the Engineer team as the runners-up and the Caspian team in third place.
“A widespread passion for sports and the pursuit of a healthy lifestyle are highly important,” said Alexander Astanin, Director General of Gazprom Transgaz Makhachkala. “After all, the energy and health of each of the employees lie at the core of the company's stability and efficiency. Sports competitions help them demonstrate tenacity, will to victory, and perseverance – the qualities that allow them to reach great heights in the professional sphere as well.”
Gazprom Transgaz Makhachkala is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gazprom. It delivers gas to consumers in the Republic of Dagestan and other regions of the North Caucasus Federal District, as well as to Transcaucasian countries. The total amount of gas transmitted by the company annually exceeds 7 billion cubic meters. The company has 12 branches, including five gas pipeline operation centers, the Emergency Response and Repair Directorate, the Engineering & Technical Center, the Training & Production Center, etc.
The company put into effect the ISO 9001:2015 quality management system, the ISO 14001:2004 environmental management system, and the OHSAS 18001:2007 occupational health and safety management system. It employs around 2,000 people.
The makeup of the winning teams in the Spartakiada Games:
The Center team – representatives of the company's administration and its services, the Communications Directorate, and the Medical Service.
The Engineer team – employees of the Training & Production Center, the Facility Management Directorate, the Core Assets Rehabilitation Service, the Core Assets Construction and Renovation Service, the Procurement Directorate, the Engineering & Technical Center, and the Corporate Security Service.
The Caspian team – employees of the Izberbashskoye Gas Pipeline Operation Center.