«Gazprom Neft» and the government of Yamal coordinate their efforts on environmental protection
10:35 22 сентября 2014
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Within the international investment forum «Sochi 2014» the governor of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug Dmitriy Kobylkin and the chairperson of the board of «Gazprom Neft» Alexander Dyukov signed the memorandum about joint activities on providing of environmental protection in the region.
As the press-service of the company informs, the memorandum reflects striving of the sides to coordinate efforts on environmental protection, adherence to principles of sustainable development, care of preservation of favorable ecological situation in the region. Permanent ecological monitoring and control, rational use and restoration of natural resources, exchange of experience on use of leading world standards and practices for minimization of impact on environment will become the basic directions of the cooperation. Such interaction between the company and the government of the region will be directed to attracting of scientific potential of Yamal to researches in the sphere of environmental protection and support of «Initiative 3R».
Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug is one of key regions of work of «Gazprom Neft». About one third of consolidated extraction of the company is on its account. Mature production assets are situated in the south of the region, new projects on development of Novoportovskoye and Messoyakha extractive fields – in the north (the peninsulas of Yamal and Gydan). Infrastructure for their full-scale input to exploitation is being created there at the present time. Exactly they in several years will allow «Gazprom Neft» to fulfill the plans: to extract 100 million tons in oil equivalent per year till 2020.
According to the words of Alexander Dyukov, the priority of preservation of favorable environment is one of the main principles of business for «Gazprom Neft». Special attention is paid to ecological security in conditions of active development of production base of «Gazprom Neft» on the territory of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug. The company conducts permanent ecological monitoring of the territory, where it fulfills its projects. The company will continue following the policy on minimization of impact on environment and on preservation of traditional way of life of indigenous ethnic minorities on the Yamal peninsula, as he notes.