Environmental Protection Department

The essential condition while working out a set of project documentation relating to prospective business activity is ensuring without limitation the ecological, industrial and fire security in process of constructing and operating the oil/gas exploration, production and refining as well as transporting facilities. Aiming at realization of this key objective, the environmental protection department coordinates preparing of an ecological feasibility report for the prospective enterprise activity and holds responsibility for persistent ecological project monitoring. The department acts on the basis of Russian environmental protection legislation, procedures and principles of EIA (Environmental Impact Assessment), taking into account relevant legislative acts, directions and regulations.

In the course of preparing the ecological feasibility report for the prospective activity and completing EIA, the environmental protection department uses the up-to-date software, instructions, guidance and technical standards, recommended for applying on the territory of Russian Federation by Russian competent executive authorities.

The department deals with the following sections of the design estimate documentation:

  • Environmental management;
  • Environmental impact assessment;
  • Land reclamation;
  • Fire safety activities;
  • Civil defense, natural and anthropogenic emergency prevention measures.

The department also performs:

  • ecological monitoring of the operating enterprises (reporting to environmental authorities, recording for the Maximum Permissible Emission, Waste Generation and Disposal Limits Project, Sanitary Protection Zone project);
  • consulting the customers about works executed over the whole period of projecting, constructing, commissioning of the facility and assimilation of the designed plant capacity;
  • correcting the design estimate documentation sections at the customer request, and introduction of reasonably required changes therein.