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 × 100 million man-hours.

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 worked × one million man-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