LUKOIL supports its operation regions in the fight against COVID-19
Moscow. Since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemiñ LUKOIL has donated more than 652 million rubles in 22 Russian regions and almost 900 thousand dollars in its operation countries abroad to treat patients and fight the spread of the disease.
The primary share of the aid was donated to acquire medical equipment, including artificial respiration units, drugs, protective gear for healthcare workers, sanitizers, and to reoutfit medical institutions.
LUKOIL helped to fit the Central District Hospital of Usinsk (the Republic of Komi) with up-to-date artificial respiration units, bedside monitors, surgical beds, ECG recorders and other equipment. LUKOIL also renovated the inpatient facility of the City Hospital in Kogalym (Khanty-Mansi Autonomous District – Yugra) and provided its medical personnel with protective gear. The Company donated money to the project of constructing an infectious disease hospital in Saratov Region.
LUKOIL fuels ambulances and public hospital vehicles, and cars of volunteers free of charge in 6 Russian regions.
The Company donated more than 125 million rubles to help the disadvantaged groups in 11 regions. That support included purchasing food packages for elder citizens, veterans of the Great Patriotic War among them. In addition to that, the Company presented e-learning tablets to the pupils from low-income families.
LUKOIL made donations in 15 foreign countries, such as Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Croatia, Iraq, Italy, Kazakhstan, Macedonia, Mexico, Moldova, Romania, Serbia, Turkey, UAE, and Uzbekistan.
LUKOIL also supports the work of medical science institutions that search for the vaccine against COVID-19 in Russia and foreign countries.
"While continuing aiding the regions under the traditional Social Partnership Agreements, the Company currently also lends targeted assistance to fight COVID-19. We maintain constant communication with the authorities of almost all the regions of our operation and react quickly and efficiently to the needs that rise from containing the coronavirus infection," said LUKOIL President Vagit Alekperov.