Young and energetic. Gazprom is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a view to Yamal gas production center
14:40 19 февраля 2018
Категории: News in English
Gazprom is celebrating its 25th anniversary. Before the jubilee the Russian President Vladimir Putin conducted the working meeting with the Chairman of the Board of Gazprom Aleksey Miller.
The head of the state congratulated the whole collective of Gazprom on this event. As he notes, during 25 years the company fulfilled colossal work in consolidation of the branch, its preservation and development. Now Gazprom works in 151 extractive fields, being present in 34 countries. Aleksey Miller informed Vladimir Putin about the main results of the company’s work over a quarter-century and fulfillment of strategic projects. In particular, he notes that Gazprom takes the first place among the world’s top 250 oil, gas and electric power companies, as the press center of the company reports. Gazprom has the largest gas reserves in the world — more than 17 percent of the world’s reserves. In addition, the company is consistently increasing its resource potential, due to the fact that since 2005 the amount of increase in gas reserves has been steadily higher than the amount of annual extraction.
New gas production centers were created in the Far East and Eastern Siberia. But most importantly, a new gas production center was created Yamal — from scratch, in the Arctic. It is now that Yamal gas production center is becoming the key one in work of Gazprom. And now exactly in Yamal Gazprom provides significant increase in gas reserves. Thus, the total gas reserves for the Tambey group of fields alone make 7 trillion and 700 milliard cubic meters, as Aleksey Miller informs.
According to him, Gazprom has the large extracting complex; its capacity makes more than 550 milliard cubic meters. Extraction of 471 milliard cubic meters of gas in 2017 allowed the company quickly and reliably to meet the peak demand from Russian consumers and also growing demand for Russian pipeline gas on foreign markets.
As Aleksey Miller notes, the company is consistently developing its gas transportation system. The length of the main gas pipelines of Gazprom makes more than 170 thousand kilometers. The gasification program is the main socially oriented program. Since 2005 more than 30 thousand kilometers of gas pipelines have been built, more than 4000 populated areas have been gasified. Last year Gazprom set the historic record for gas exports — 194 milliard and 400 million cubic meters, and now it has a maximum share on the European gas market — 34.7 percent.
Also Aleksey Miller told about other directions of activity of the company. In particular, on the initiative of Vladimir Putin the company has fulfilled the program “Gazprom for children” since 2007. During these years more than 1600 objects were built and reconstructed in 73 regions of Russia, 120 sports and health-improving complexes were built. More than 100 thousand people are currently engaged in sports in the complexes.