Terms and abbreviations
“Home Towns” The Gazprom Neft “Home Towns” programme is a corporate social responsibility initiative directed at addressing the most pressing social and economic development issues facing those localities in which the company operates, including, among other things, through cooperation with local communities. The programme focuses on urban development (housing construction, neighbourhood enhancement and improvements to public areas), establishing and developing public and children’s sports infrastructure, supporting sports organisation and events, backing and promoting education, preserving and developing cultural potential, locally, and supporting the indigenous minorities of the Russian Far North.
AI – artificial intelligence
APG – associated petroleum gas – a mixture of gaseous hydrocarbons dissolved in oil and released during oil production.
CIS – Commonwealth of Independent States – currently comprising Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.
COVID-19 – A severe acute respiratory infection caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus (2019-nCoV).
CSR – corporate social responsibility
EBITDA – earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation
ECG – electrocardiogram
EIA – environmental impact assessment
EnMS – The Gazprom Neft Energy Management System.
EU – European Union
FAR – fatal accident rate – calculated as follows: total number of fatalities ÷ total hours worked by all employees
GHG – greenhouse gases
GJ – gigajoule
GRI – Global Reporting Initiative – an international organisation developing and promoting a recognised and credible sustainability reporting framework that can be applied by all organisations regardless of their size, sector or location.
GRI Standards – The most recent version of the internationally accepted sustainability reporting framework developed by the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI).
GWh – gigawatt hour
HAZID/ENVID – hazard identification
HAZOP – hazard and operability study
HEI – higher educational institution
HR – human resources
HSE – health, safety and environment
IIoT – Industrial Internet of Things
IPIECA – International Petroleum Industry Environmental Conservation Association – a global non-profit oil and gas industry association promoting environmental and social issues.
IRMF – integrated risk management framework – utilised in delivering a continuous streamlined process used in identifying, assessing, monitoring and responding to risks, at all levels.
ISO 14001 – The international standard specifying the requirements for an effective environmental management system.
ISO 26000 – The international social responsibility standard, published in 2010 and covering all companies and sectors, providing guidance on the general terms and principles of corporate social responsibility activities.
ISO 8217 – The international standard specifying the requirements for fuels for use in marine diesel engines and boilers, prior to conventional onboard treatment (settling, centrifuging, filtration) before use.
ISO 9001 – The international standard establishing the criteria for a quality management system, with guidance on achieving sustainable outcomes.
IT – information technology
ITAT – The Gazprom Neft Information Technology, Automation and Telecommunications department.
IUCN – International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources – an international organisation working in nature conservation and the sustainable use of natural resources.
km – kilometre
kt – kilotonne
LTIF – lost time injury frequency – calculated as follows: total number of lost time injuries (including fatalities) in the workplace ÷ total hours
m3 – cubic metre
material topics – Typically used in the context of economic, environmental or social value, this term is applied to issues that may reasonably be considered important for reflecting an organisation’s economic, environmental and social impacts, or influencing the decisions of stakeholders.
motor fuel class – Emissions standards introduced under Government Decree No. 118 of 27 February 2008, “Technical regulation on requirements for automotive and aviation gasoline, diesel and marine fuel, jet fuel and heating oil”, similar to European emissions standards (Euro 1–6).
mt – million tonnes
mtoe – million tonnes of oil equivalent
MW – megawatt
NEMS – National Emergency Management System
NOx – nitrogen oxides
oilfield services – Oil- and gas-field services, including well drilling, rig installation, cluster-pad installation, well workovers, and the repair of drilling equipment.
OMS – operations management system
p.p. – percentage point
PDCA – plan-do-check-act – a four-step management method used in business for the control and continuous improvement of processes and products.
PHSER – HSE risk analysis
PMAC – polymer-modified asphalt cement
PR – public relations
PRMS – Petroleum Resource Management System
PSE – process safety event
R&D – research and development
RBI – risk-based inspection – an analysis methodology and process involving the qualitative or quantitative assessment of the probability of failure (PoF) and the consequence of failure (CoF) associated with a specific process unit.
RCA – root cause analysis – a problem-solving methodology used in identifying the root causes of faults or problems.
RCM – reliability-centred maintenance – a structured process for identifying problems which, once addressed, improve equipment productivity and/or reduce maintenance costs.
ROACE – return on average capital employed
Rosprirodnadzor – Federal Service for the Supervision of Natural Resources (Russian Federation)
RSPP – Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs
SO2 – sulphur dioxide
SPE – Society of Petroleum Engineers
stakeholder – An individual or entity with a direct interest in another organisation’s operations, with the potential to impact or be impacted by such organisation’s activities and performance.
sustainability (non-financial) reporting/ – A sustainability report is a report published by a company or organization about the economic, environmental and social impacts caused by its everyday activities. A sustainability report is the key platform for communicating sustainability performance and impacts – whether positive or negative.
sustainable development – A sustainability report is a report published by a company or organization about the economic, environmental and social impacts caused by its everyday activities. A sustainability report also presents the organization's values and governance model, and demonstrates the link between its strategy and its commitment to a sustainable global economy.
UN SDGs – United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
VHI – voluntary health insurance
VOC – volatile organic compound
VR – virtual reality
VTS – vehicle tracking system
WBCSD – World Business Council for Sustainable Development
WRI – World Resources Institute
WWF – World Wildlife Fund