LUKOIL is one of the largest oil & gas vertical integrated companies in the world accounting for over 2% of crude production and circa 1% of proved hydrocarbon reserves globally.
LUKOIL President Vagit Alekperov and Governor of the Astrakhan Region
Alexander Zhilkin visited the region's shipyards where offshore
facilities for the company's Caspian projects are under construction. Following
the visit, Mr. Alekperov held a staff meeting with the managers of
contractor organizations engaged in the construction of facilities in
the Northern Caspian.
LUKOIL has released a
booklet timed to coincide with the Year of Ecology in Russia. It covers basic
principles behind the company’s policy on efficient use of natural resources
and industrial safety. The online version of the
booklet is available on LUKOIL’s website in Russian and English. Printed copies
will be distributed at oil and gas forums and exhibitions throughout 2017.
LUKOIL has put in
operation a gas desulphurization unit at the Usinsky gas processing plant. The new facility will
make it possible to increase the utilization of associated petroleum gas from
the Usinskoye field to 95%.
LUKOIL has developed a new technique to respond to oil spills in the
Arctic waters. The new multi-patented technology is based on the use of
biosorbents with cold-resistant microbial strains at contaminated salt
and fresh waters.
LUKOIL and Gazprom neft ran joint exercise
"Arctic-2017" to simulate oil spill response in ice conditions. The exercise took place in the Barents Sea, near the
Varandey fixed ice-resistant offloading terminal and Prirazlomnaya
LUKOIL commenced construction of a water treatment facility with a capacity of 4.3 thousand cubic meters an hour at Yarega field in the Komi Republic. Closed-cycle water consumption is intended to minimize environmental footprint and increase efficiency of the field development.
Arkhangelskgeoldobycha, has topped the environmental responsibility rating of
mining and oil and gas producing companies. The results of the rating,
organized upon the initiative of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the Ministry
of Natural Resources of the Russian Federation, were announced in UN
representative office in Moscow, Russia.
LUKOIL presented its latest developments in the field of industrial and
environmental safety at Oil and Gas Safety – 2017: Refining and
Petrochemistry, an international forum. Russia's Federal Environmental, Industrial and Nuclear Supervision Service, the Ministry of Natural Resources, the Ministry of Civil
Defense and Emergency Response and
vertically integrated oil companies – all gave a high appraisal of the
efficient techniques and tools offered by LUKOIL.
LUKOIL and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) have approved a joint plan of actions for 2017, as part of a cooperation agreement. The event took place at a roundtable discussion held at the Public Chamber of
the Russian Federation. At the roundtable was a presentation on the interaction
between LUKOIL and the indigenous population of the North.
President of LUKOIL Vagit Alekperov and Acting Governor of Kaliningrad Region Anton Alikhanov held a meeting, in Kaliningrad today. The parties discussed LUKOIL's regional development plans, including offshore projects in the Baltic Sea, and also cooperation on social initiatives.