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Transneft Far East Receives EcoLider-2019 Regional Contest Certificate

Date of publication: 30 December 2019

Transneft Far East has been awarded the EcoLider-2019 regional contest certificate for its activities aimed at biodiversity conservation in Khabarovsk Territory. The ceremony was held in the regional government building in Khabarovsk.

Contest Committee members highly appreciated the level of environmental safety of the Company’s operating facilities, as well as its contribution to the flora and fauna conservation in Khabarovsk Territory. In particular, over 2.3 million of chum salmon juveniles and 53.5 thousand of sturgeon juveniles were released into the Amur River basin in the course of 2019 alone. The Company allocated over RUB 24 million for these purposes. 

In order to prevent the death of birds, Transneft Far East employees installed bird protection devices on the route high-voltage line pylons of Phase II of the Eastern Siberia – Pacific Ocean oil trunk pipeline. About 600 bird protection devices to the amount of over RUB 980 thousand were installed in Khabarovsk Territory.

In 2019, it was the thirteenth time when the EcoLider regional contest was held. The purpose is to stimulate environmental protection, development and promotion of the citizens' initiatives in the field of ecology.

Transneft Far East was awarded the title of Khabarovsk Territory EcoLeader in 2015, 2016, and 2018.

The Company was recognized the environmental protection leader among Transneft subsidiaries for the second time in 2019. Transneft Far East received this title for the first time in 2016 and took second place in 2017.

Transneft Far East Press Service