OAO TATNEFT reaffirmed its high ecological rating at the All-Russian level having become once again the winner of one of the most prestigious environmental contests of the country “100 Best Companies of Russia. Ecology and Environmental Management” and “Environmentalist of the Year”.
The contest results were announced in the frame of the VI-th All-Russian Conference “Ecology and Production. Prospects for development of economic instruments for environmental protection” held in St. Petersburg.
The Environmental Forum has been held every year since 2007 with participation of representatives of legislative bodies, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation, prominent scientists and heads of enterprises and environmental services of the Russian companies. Its founders are the Federation Council, State Duma of the Russian Federation, Chamber of Trade and Commerce, Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, Russian Ministry of Natural Resources, “Globe International” Global Legislators for a Balanced Environment Organization, International Academy for Quality and Marketing and the club of environmentalists in Russia. To date, this contest has been recognized among the experts, environmental protection professionals and industrial enterprises managers as one of the leading events of the country in the field of nature protection, environmental and industrial safety.
The best Russian enterprises and companies in ecology and environmental management were determined by an independent public Council of the contest, consisting of representatives of the Federation Council, State Duma of the Russian Federation and public organizations.
OAO TATNEFT was awarded a diploma of the independent public contest “100 Best Companies of Russia. Ecology and Environmental Management”, and Shafagat Takhautdinov, General Director of the Company, was awarded the honorary badge “Environmentalist of the Year – 2012″.
The Joint-Stock Company was also awarded a winner title in the special category “For improving the reliability of oilfield equipment and facilities”.
OAO “TANECO”, a subsidiary of the Company, was also named among the best enterprises of Russia in ecology and environmental management.
The best representatives of the environmental services of the winner companies were also awarded during the Environmental Forum. The honorary badge “Environmentalist of the Year” was awarded to Anatoly Petrov, Deputy Chief of the Technology Office for Corrosion Control and Environmental Protection of OAO TATNEFT.