Discussions on priority projects

The formal meeting of PJSC Gazprom regional policy committee was held in Ufa.

Discussions on priority projects

Meeting of the regional policy committee is held for the third time in Ufa

— Bashkortostan is the import substitution leader among other regions in Russia. Over five years Gazprom has purchased products to the amount of 14 billion of rubles, of which 5 billion this year, —Vitaly Markelov, Deputy Chairman of the Management Committee, PJSC Gazprom, noted in the visiting session of regional policy committee held on August, 21 in Ufa.

The meeting was attended by Raif Abdrakhimov, Acting Deputy Prime Minister of the Government of the Republic of Bashkortostan, heads of relevant regional ministries and agencies, representatives of departments and affiliates of the company and representatives of enterprises of Gazprom association in the Republic of Bashkortostan.

Apart from import substitution, Gazprom’s priorities — gasification activities in the republic of Bashkortostan and development of gas motor fuel market became the key topics.

Discussions on priority projects

Ayrat Karimov, Director General of Gazprom neftekhim Salavat, told about prospects for construction of the complex for converting natural gas into ethylene and propylene

A number of other priority tasks that Gazprom and authorities of Bashkortostan set for realization in the republic were discussed at the course of the meeting. Particularly, participants considered perspectives of construction of the complex for converting natural gas into ethylene and propylene on the basis of LLC Gazprom neftekhim Salavat.

— Now we are actively working on the creation of southern economic zone that will border on Gazprom neftekhim Salavat, and we are counting on the support of Gazprom — Raif Abdrakhimov, Acting Deputy Prime Minister of the Government of the Republic of Bashkortostan, pointed out.

After the meeting participants visited LLC Gazprom transneft Ufa where they became acquainted with production control service activities and were familiarized with the exposition of multimedia information exhibition center. Delegates also visited industrial sites in PJSC UEC-UMPO and took part in discussion on increasing the reliability of AL-31ST engine.

Discussions on priority projects

Delegation on the tour in PJSC UEC-UMPO

Closing the meeting, parties have agreed on further effective cooperation on promotion of scientific and technical potential of the republic in the interests of Gazprom. This will contribute to continued fruitful collaboration of the company and region.

For reference

Gazprom neftekhim Salavat is one of the largest oil refining and petrochemical complexes in Russia. The Complex was founded in 1948.

The Company is integrated into the Gazprom system. It has the basic advantage, consolidating on a single site a full cycle of crude hydrocarbons processing, petrochemistry and mineral fertilizers production. The Company comprises the Oil Refinery, Gas & Chemical Plant and the Monomer Plant.

Gazprom neftekhim Salavat produces more than 100 items, over 50% of which are bulk products including motor gasoline, diesel fuel, fuel oil, styrene, polystyrene, low density polyethylene, high density polyethylene, DOP plasticizer, butyl alcohols, sulphur, ammonia, urea, acrylic acid, butyl acrylate etc.

The oil refining and petrochemical products are exported to all the federal subjects of the country. The export reach covers over 50 CIS and non-CIS countries including Finland, China, Brazil, the UK, Western Europe countries and the Baltic states.

High quality of Gazprom neftekhim Salavat output is confirmed by certificates of conformity to ISO 9001 and 14001, the international standards of quality and environmental safety.

The Company’s occupational health and safety management system is compliant with the requirements of OHSAS 18001 international standard.

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