SPEAKER OF THE FEDERATION COUNCIL OF THE FEDERAL ASSEMBLY OF RUSSIA EXAMINES LUKOIL’S OPERATION AND SOCIAL PROJECTS IN WEST SIBERIA
Friday, March 18, 2022
Valentina Matvienko, Speaker of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, visited the city of Kogalym in Yugra region. During this working visit, Speaker Matvienko, along with Vladimir Yakushev, Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy to the Ural Federal District, Vagit Alekperov, President of PJSC LUKOIL, and Natalya Komarova, Governor of the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous District – Yugra, explored matters of the Company's operations in Yugra.
Speaker Matvienko studied the programme of creating social infrastructure and improving quality of life of the local population. With LUKOIL's support, dozens of important objects were constructed in Yugra, particularly in the city of Kogalym: Galaktika sports and culture complex featuring a greenhouse, an oceanarium and a waterpark, a branch of the State Academic Maly Theatre, a culture and exhibition centre of the Russian Museum, a tennis facility etc. Construction of an education centre (a branch of Perm National Polytechnic University) and of a new hotel is underway. Construction sites of a regional centre of winter sports and a music school are being prepared.
Valentina Matvienko examined facilities built with LUKOIL's support, took part in opening a new exhibit in the Russian Museum culture centre and visited the St. Martyr Tatiana Cathedral, consecrated in September 2018 by His Holiness the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill.
Speaker Matvienko got an insight into the project of introducing LUKOIL's own energy efficient technologies in oil and gas production at a LUKOIL subsidiary that manufactures AC electronic motors for electric centrifugal pumps that are supplied both to LUKOIL's facilities and to other Russian and foreign companies.
Valentina Matvienko presented awards of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation to employees of LUKOIL-Zapadnaya Sibir LLC and Kogalym city hospital for their merits in developing socially important facilities of Kogalym, exceptional professional skills and years-long dedicated work in developing regional fuel and energy complex and public health.