The series of meetings started on 10 February in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk and finished on 19 February in Okha. The consultations were held in 12 localities of all areas of traditional residence of Sakhalin indigenous minorities (SIM). The meetings brought together representatives SIM community, public organisations, obschinas, municipal administrations, educational and cultural institutions, total more than two hundred persons.
Consultations have already been held in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Poronaysk, Aleksandrovsk-Sakhalinsky, Smirnykh, Tymovsk, as well as in the villages of Viakhtu, Trambaus, Chir-Unvd. These territories belong to the areas of traditional residence of Sakhalin Indigenous Minorities (SIM).
An exhibition of works by Soviet and Russian artists who survived the war or are descendants of the liberation soldiers and home front workers opened in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk. The project, dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the Great Victory, was implemented by the Sakhalin Regional Art Museum with the support of Sakhalin Energy.
Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk became a venue for meeting dedicated to implementation of Sakhalin Indigenous Minorities Development Plan - a partnership programme implemented by Sakhalin Energy, Regional Council of the Authorised Representatives of the Sakhalin Indigenous Minorities and the island government.
The Company has started accepting applications for the Educational Grants Programme.
Sakhalin Energy held another dialogue with stakeholders in the Sakhalin Regional Universal Scientific Library. The meeting was arranged as part of 2019 Sustainable Development Report preparation.
Sakhalin Energy has summed up the work of the Energy Social Initiatives Fund in 2019. The ceremony held in the Sakhalin Regional Art Museum gathered together numerous grantees. Five of them were awarded honourable titles.
On 1 February 2020 the icebreaker Kapitan Khlebnikov was put into operation. The vessel has been used to ensure safe navigation of large-capacity tankers and gas carrier vessels during the ice season since 2009 when Sakhalin Energy brought into operation the first LNG plant in Russia. This year the works to ensure safe hydrocarbons loading in Prigorodnoye will last for 2 months.
Anton Chekhov’s 160th birthday, which was celebrated on January 29, 2020, saw a presentation of the book ‘Anton Chekhov. Sakhalin Island. Facsimile Reproduction and Optoelectronic Reconstruction of the Manuscript.’ The event took place in Moscow, in the Rumyantsev Hall at the Pashkov House currently owned by the Russian State Library.
Sakhalin Energy and TMK met in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk on 22 January to discuss the implementation of the long-term contract for supply of premium OCTG pipes until 2022. As a result of the meeting, the Parties signed the joint Technical Activities Programme and Schedule focusing on the development of TMK services and technical support for pipes supply to Sakhalin-2 Project.