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The document provides, in particular, that LUKOIL will offer financial assistance in rebuilding the creative potential of the Alexandrov Song and Dance Ensemble of the Russian Army. The group's facilities and equipment will be upgraded, new sound amplifiers, musical instruments, playback equipment and specially designed hardware will be purchased, while the ensemble's concert venues will be renovated and artistically redesigned. LUKOIL's funding will go to support new talents of the iconic Alexandrov company and to assist the families of ... Read More »

Greenpeace captures first underwater images of Amazon Coral Reef


A team of experts, including several oceanographers who announced the discovery of the reef last year, have joined the Greenpeace ship Esperanza on an expedition to document this new biome, which runs from French Guyana to the Brazilian state of Maranhão, an area larger than the cities of São Paulo or London.[1] Oil companies Total and BP could start drilling in this area if they obtain authorization from the Brazilian government. The team were searching in a submarine launched from the Esperanza at 220 a metre depth, more than 100 kilometre... Read More »

Alexey Miller briefs Vladimir Putin on Gazprom’s performance in 2016


Alexey Miller briefed Vladimir Putin on the Company’s performance in 2016, focusing on gas production, domestic supplies and exports, and the implementation of the Russian Regions Gasification Program. The meeting also touched on gas deliveries to consumers in the current autumn/winter period and the development of the Yamal gas production center and the northern gas transmission corridor. Vladimir Putin and Alexey Miller. Photo by Enlarged photo (JPG, 204 KB) Gazprom website Editorial Board Shorthand record Vladimir Putin... Read More »

Tata Power empowers affirmative action community with caste certification documents


The caste certification documentation drive, for those belonging to the Affirmative Action communities, was attended by senior officials from Tata Power along with senior leaders from the region. Many of the employees from Tata Power also volunteered for the programme and helped in the smooth processing of the certificates under the TVW6 initiative. Speaking on the occasion, Mahesh Paranjpe, chief, hydro and renewable operations, Tata Power, said, “The caste certification drive among the underprivileged communities is another initiative by T... Read More »

Tata Power Delhi Distribution brings solar microgrid to rural village in Tayabpur, Bihar


The project is in line with the Government of India’s electrification programme which aims to provide "electricity to all" by establishing a standalone off-grid village electrification system where grid supply has not reached or is not feasible. For the project, TPDDL has been supported by partners such as Tata Trusts, MIT, Prayas Juvenile Aid Centre and GE to setup a self-managed solar microgrid which will help in enhancing quality of life, engage natives and introduce financial advancement in such areas. TPDDL has developed this project by... Read More »

AkzoNobel, DSM, Google and Philips to purchase green energy from wind farm Bouwdokken


The Krammer and Bouwdokken wind farms have a total capacity in excess of 140 MW – sufficient to supply around 140,000 households. Speaking on behalf of the consortium, Marcel Galjee said, “With this new contract, we are taking the next big step towards a new way of generating energy for the Netherlands’ leading industries. It shows that we really are serious about promoting sustainability and creating a future without carbon emissions.” As part of the Dutch Energy Agreement, the Netherlands is working towards a target of using 14% renewable ... Read More »

Gazprom’s financial information under International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) for the nine months ended September 30, 2016


The table below presents the unaudited consolidated interim condensed statement of comprehensive income prepared in accordance with IFRS for the nine months ended September 30, 2016 and for the nine months ended September 30, 2015. All amounts are presented in millions of the Russian Rubles.   Nine months ended September 30,   2016 2015 Sales 4,321,364 4,206,217 Net gain from trading activity 71,159 8,320 Operating expenses (3,824,703) (3,171,784) Operating profit 567,820 1,042,753  ... Read More »

Deutsche Post DHL Group’s climate protection project the first to be certified under the new Fairtrade Climate Standard


Deutsche Post DHL Group's climate protection project in Lesotho is the first initiative to meet the Fairtrade Climate Standard, an innovative scheme developed by Fairtrade, the most widely recognized ethical certification system, and Gold Standard, the leading certification standard for climate and development. Through this project and its support for other climate protection projects, Deutsche Post DHL Group – the world's leading mail and logistics group – is able to offset logistics-related greenhouse gas emissions for its customers as part o... Read More »



Having already commissioned three horizontal sidetracked wells, the company is now constructing the fourth one. Alongside, facilities of the field’s second phase of development are being built: an offshore ice-resistant fixed platform (IRP-2) and a living quarter platform (LQP-2). The substructures were taken to the sea and installed at prescribed points. The annual planned production level is estimated at 6 million tons of oil. ... Read More »

Tata Power Skill Development Institute trains over 11,000 youth across India; reaffirms its commitment on National Youth Day


TPSDI has set up four training hubs in four locations in the country leveraging the facilities of Tata Power which includes Shahad – Mumbai, Maharashtra; Trombay – Mumbai, Maharashtra; Maithon – Dhanbad, Jharkhand, and Mundra – Kutch, Gujarat. The institute provides modular training courses that are purposefully designed to be market driven and employment oriented across a wide range of skills especially in the power and allied sectors, to address the skill gap challenge faced by Indian power sector. TPSDI also focuses on other dimensions of... Read More »

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