Gas production directorate celebrates anniversary with track-and-field race


On August 2, the 10th annual open track-and-field race was held to mark 49 years since the Gas Production Directorate of Gazprom Dobycha Orenburg was established.

Fifty-five employees and veterans of Gazprom Dobycha Orenburg together with workers from Gazprom Group companies based in the Orenburg Region and representatives of several regional companies and higher education institutions took part in the race. The 10-kilometer run started from Comprehensive Gas Treatment Unit (CGTU) No. 6, and the finish line was set up near CGTU No. 2 where the racers laid flowers at the monument to gas production pioneers.

The best result in the race was demonstrated by Alexey Shirshov, oil and gas production operator at CGTU No. 14.


The key areas of activity of Gazprom Dobycha Orenburg are production, treatment, and transportation of hydrocarbons and a number of commercial products of partner companies.

The main source of raw materials for the company is the Orenburgskoye oil, gas and condensate field that contains unique components including methane, ethane, propane, butanes, helium, mercaptans, etc. This is why the Orenburg Gas Processing and Helium Plants of Gazprom Pererabotka produce dozens of types of commercial products.

Gazprom Dobycha Orenburg is a subsidiary of Gazprom and Gazprom Pererabotka.

The enterprise includes 10 separate structural units.

The company has 5,600 employees.


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