Gazprom and Yamal are preparing the agreement on cooperation in 2020
15:47 22 октября 2019
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The working meeting between Aleksey Miller, the chairman of the management board of Gazprom, and Dmitry Artyukhov, the governor of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, was held in St. Petersburg.
The sides emphasized the strategic nature of cooperation. The company continues fulfillment of investment projects within development of the large gas extraction center on the Yamal Peninsula. In particular, new production objects in Bovanenkovskoye field are being prepared for commissioning, and operations on arrangement of Kharasaveyskoye field are taking place. In addition, technical re-equipment, reconstruction and extension of existing capacities in extractive fields of Nadym-Pur-Taz region are being conducted.
The participants of the meeting discussed joint work on creation of infrastructure in the region for refueling of vehicles with gas engine fuel. For the present day there are four gas filling objects of Gazprom in Yamal, including in the towns Noviy Urengoy and Nadym. This year the company plans to start designing the first automobile gas filling compressor station in Noyabrsk.
“I thank Gazprom and personally Aleksey Borisovich Miller for their responsible attitude to work in our region. Protection of fragile arctic nature of Yamal remains one of our most important joint tasks. Today we spoke about further arrangement of Kharasaveyskoye field: our volunteers with the support of the company will continue cleaning the area. Transfer of public transport to gas engine fuel is another important area of our cooperation. This work has already been fully completed in Nadym, we are starting it in other towns of Yamal”, Dmitry Artyukhov said.
Gazprom and the government of Yamal will consolidate the priority areas of cooperation in 2020 in the corresponding agreement, work on which is being on its final stage. The information was given to the news agency “Sever-Press” in the press service of the governor of Yamal.
The General agreement is the main document regulating cooperation between Gazprom and Yamal. Agreements on cooperation are concluded annually within development of the document. The Memorandum on interaction within the project “Yamal” and the Agreement on extension of use of natural gas as engine fuel were signed.
Gazprom is the largest investor in the region. In 2013-2018 capital investments of Gazprom Group of companies (excluding Gazprom Neft) in development of production capacities in the region made 1 trillion 200 milliard rubles.
Gazprom plays an important role in socioeconomic development of the region. The company’s tax payments to the regional budget in 2018 increased up to 62 milliard 400 million rubles (in 2017 – 55 milliard 100 million rubles). The total amount of all payments of Gazprom to the regional and local budgets of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug (including, in particular, funds to support indigenous peoples of the North) made 71 milliard 300 million rubles. The level of gasification of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug on the state on the 1st of January of 2019 is 48.2%.