Month-Long Campaign to Further Improve Performance in HSE Area

March 22, 2011

Irkutsk Oil Company has initiated a month-long health, safety, and environment (HSE) campaign to improve performance in this area at the company’s fields. On Earth Day, June 5, 2011, a special committee will award employees with the best results from March 21 to April 20 in compliance with HSE requirements. HSE-related issues are of the highest priority for Irkutsk Oil Company. Annual costs for environmental protection operations are some 30 million rubles (Over $1,000,000).
Экологический месячник стартовал в Иркутской нефтяной компании

Irkutsk Oil Company has initiated a month-long health, safety, and environment (HSE) campaign to improve performance in this area at the company’s fields.  On Earth Day, June 5, 2011, a special committee will award employees with the best results from March 21 to April 20 in compliance with HSE requirements.

HSE-related issues are of the highest priority for Irkutsk Oil Company. Annual costs for environmental protection operations are some 30 million rubles (Over $1,000,000). The company already has two thermal waste processing facilities in place and it is constructing a solid waste landfill in Verkhnemarkovo village that will be used by residents and local businesses at nocharge. Starting in 2011, Irkutsk Oil Company is in the process of implementing ISO 14001 Environmental Management Standards.

Irkutsk Oil increased 1st quarter production by 61% compared with the same period of 2010 Support to Local Communities of Indigenous People in Katangsky District