Heads of regions can see how gas is extracted in Yamal
8:58 31 марта 2016
Категории: News in English
The deputy governor of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, the director of the regional department of international and external economic relations Alexander Mazharov presented the region to the participants of the information visit to Yamalskiy district to Bovanenkovo oil, gas, condensate field.
Gazprom organized this trip for forming of relations between bodies of the power of different levels and enterprises of fuel and energy complex. Heads of bodies of the executive power from 17 Russian regions and representatives of federal bodies of the executive power arrived to Bovanenkovo field.
As Alexander Mazharov underlines, Yamal is the fuel and energy base of Russia. He told the guests about the amounts of current prospected reserves of hydrocarbons in Yamal, creation of new centers of oil and gas extraction and development of infrastructural communications. The deputy governor notes that the new railroad line Bovanenkovo – Sabetta, which is being built in Yamal, is necessary to provide approach of railroad infrastructure of the region to the sea port of Sabetta and transportation of cargoes on the Northern Sea Route.
Speaking about industrial development of the Arctic zone, the deputy governor especially underlines the issue of providing of ecological security and social responsibility, including for saving of traditional way of life of indigenous population. Constructive relations with enterprises fulfilling investment projects were formed in Yamal. Agreements on socioeconomic cooperation are signed every year with many of them. Extracting companies render financial help to the association “Yamal is for descendants” and communities of indigenous ethnic minorities of the North. They support initiatives of the regional government in ecology, science, education, culture and sport. The project on liquidation of accumulated ecological damage in Beliy Island, which is connected with past activity of the military unit, the meteorological station and geological prospecting, is a bright example of close cooperation with enterprises of fuel and energy complex, as he explains.
The employees of “Gazprom dobycha Nadym” organized the excursion around objects of the field for the guests. They visited the first gas deposit and saw the whole technological chain of extraction and preparation of gas from a well to delivering to the system of main gas pipelines. Also it is planned that the participants of the trip will see the ethnographic exposition and will visit the fair of Nenets souvenirs, as the department of international and external economic relations of the region informs.