On Gazprom Best Welder 2007 competition
Alexander Zelenin (Bashtransgaz) – winner of Gazprom Best Welder 2007 competition
The Gazprom Best Welder 2007 competition has finalized in the Karmaskalinsky region of the Republic of Bashkortostan. The competition has been held at the Bashtransgaz accredited welder test facility, the opening of which was dated to the beginning of the competition.
The winners of the the Gazprom Best Welder 2007 competition are the following:
1st place – Alexander Zelenin (Bashtransgaz);
2nd place – Alexander Pashkov (Volgotransgaz), Sergey Pyzhevsky (Severgazprom);
3rd place – Arslanali Umatov (Kaspiygazprom), Valery Berezovenko (Tyumentransgaz), Evgeny Gutsevich (Yugtransgaz).
The the Gazprom Best Welder 2007 competition has been held in pursuance of the Gazprom Order since 2003 during odd years.
The competition is being held during September 25–27 in the Republic of Bashkortostan. The Competition is attended by the representatives from 23 gas transportation and production companies of Gazprom Group. Said companies are the winners of the first stage of the competition, which was held in gas transportation and production companies.
Within the competition welders will pass two exams:
- theory exam on major principles of welding production;
- practical exam on welding control welded joints of different diameter.
The accredited test facility is aimed at educating, advanced training and accreditation of welders, developing new welding technologies as well as testing new welding equipment.
Information Directorate, OAO Gazprom