Press release (Gazprom Neftekhim Salavat): Award for environmental activities

The final events dedicated to the Year of Ecology have highlighted the Company’s business activity in Moscow.


V All-Russian Congress of Environmental Protection and II International Exhibition and Forum ECOTECH were held on December 12–14, 2017 by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of Russia. These events summed up the results of the thematic year, awarded the largest industrial enterprises of the country that had demonstrated the best results when taking measures stipulated by the agreements within the Year of Ecology. Gazprom neftekhim Salavat was honored among other 26 best companies.

We would like to remind that in 2017 the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of Russia, the Federal Service for Supervision of Natural Resources, the Government of the Republic of Bashkortostan and Gazprom neftekhim Salavat signed the quadripartite cooperation agreement related to fulfillment of activities within the Year of Ecology. The document envisages the construction of Sulfur-Alkaline Waste Water Neutralization Unit at Monomer Plant and Oil Refinery of Gazprom neftekhim Salavat in order to provide considerable neutralization and process effluent treatment of the Company to within the safe ecological limits and help to reconstruct the Sewage Treatment Works at the main industrial site of Gazprom neftekhim Salavat.

«61 agreements were concluded in 2017 between the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of Russia, the Federal Service for Supervision of Natural Resources jointly with the regional governments and the largest national companies, — Artyom Sidorov, Head of the Federal Service for Supervision of Natural Resources, noted during the Federal Ecological Council.
— Industrial companies during the Year of Ecology fulfilled 107 activities within the frame of such agreements in order to revamp the production and 
Sewage Treatment Works, which cost over 79 billion roubles. Another 70 projects will have been implemented over the period from 2018 to 2025. Further work following the format „supervision bodies-enterprise-region“ will set the tone for the future activity aimed at reducing human-induced impact on nature. Only comprehensive and smart ecological policy will lead to the real clean environment, and, consequently, to increased trust by our citizens.»

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Gazprom neftekhim Salavat, one of the leading petrochemical complexes in Russia with a complete cycle of crude hydrocarbons processing, is concurrently a major natural resource user. To conserve the environment and enhance the ecological state the Company has adopted Ecological Policy that is a main document proclaiming the principles and undertakings related to the ecological aspect of the Company’s business activity. The Company implements the basic projects of its investment program based on new, better and safer technologies, emphasis is laid on reduction of the environmental impact and compliance with the ecological standards.

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