Lukoil supports development of Yugra municipalities
Khanty-Mansiysk. LUKOIL President Vagit Alekperov and Governor of Yugra Natalya Komarova signed a Cooperation Agreement between the company and the region for 2019-2023, in Khanty-Mansiysk.
The document provides for cooperation in the area of the mineral resource base development, protection of the rights of indigenous peoples of the North, energy saving, implementation of environmental projects and conservation measures, and also for LUKOIL taking part in improving the social infrastructure of Yugra municipalities.
In Kogalym, the company is reconstructing a building that will host a new sports complex, while construction of a regional sports training center and two residential buildings is in the pipeline. In Langepas, a hockey arena and the Neftyanik culture center will continue to undergo renovations; in Urai, a former children's health center will be turned into a residential building, and a new skating rink will be built. The company intends to construct new sports complexes in Pokachi and in the township of Mezhdurechensky, a museum in the rural settlement of Polnovat, a covered hockey arena in the urban-type settlement of Novoagansk and a residential building with 30 apartments in Priobye. In Beloyarsky, landscaping of the Kyzim River embankment near the Nuvi At museum will enter phase three; in Sovetsky, a building hosting a gymnasium and a kindergarten, and a school in the township of Taezhny, will be renovated. In the village of Russkinskaya, Surgut District, a sports complex will be erected on the school premises, reconstruction of the museum park of traditional Khanty architecture will be launched, landscaping of the Museum of Nature and Man will be carried out, while the National Culture Center will be overhauled.
LUKOIL will also contribute to the regional sports events, the implementation of large-scale cultural projects and projects aimed at patriotic education of the younger generation. The company will also provide support to the Saving Ugra NGO founded to protect indigenous communities, the regional branch of the Russian Geographical Society, the Kondinskie Lakes Natural Park and the Yugansky Nature Reserve.