Ukhta pupils receive prizes from Gazprom Transgaz Ukhta

On October 4, a conference for education specialists took place at the Culture Center in Ukhta. As usual, the conference was accompanied by the awarding of diplomas to the winners of the Gazprom Transgaz Ukhta prize and the granting of money certificates for academic performance, proactive attitude, and participation and victories in academic competitions and contests.

This year, ten pupils from the Ukhta-based Rassokhin Technical Lyceum, Lyceum No. 1 and Secondary school No. 15 won the Gazprom Transgaz Ukhta prize.

The conference participants and the distinguished students were greeted by Evgeny Gusev, Deputy Director General for Personnel Management at Gazprom Transgaz Ukhta: “The work of teachers and educators is invaluable. Teaching is an essential and indispensable job because it is you who help our children become better, kinder and more educated persons. The teachers and parents also contributed to the winning of awards granted to the children today.”

Background

Gazprom Transgaz Ukhta is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gazprom supplying natural gas to consumers in nine regions of northwestern Russia and ensuring gas transit within and beyond the former Soviet Union. The gas transmission system operated by the company stretches across Russia's northwestern areas from the Yamal Peninsula-based Bovanenkovskoye field and Baidaratskaya, the world's northernmost compressor station, to the country's western borders.

Gazprom Transgaz Ukhta's area of operation covers 16,000 kilometers of gas trunklines. In 2018, the company transmitted over 190.54 billion cubic meters of gas.

The company has 24 branches, including 14 gas pipeline operation centers, and 44 compressor stations with 89 compressor workshops. Gas transmission is performed by 442 gas compressors with a total installed capacity of 6,396.6 MW, while gas distribution is handled by 175 gas distribution stations.

Gazprom Transgaz Ukhta adopted the ISO 9001:2008 quality management system and the ISO 14001:2015 environmental management system.

The company employs upwards of 13,000 people. It is headquartered in Ukhta, Komi Republic.