Gazprom Nedra Regularly Releases Fry of Valuable Fish SpeciesJuly 23, 2021 00:00
Gazprom Nedra LLC continues carrying out compensatory measures for the artificial reproduction of aquatic biological resources in the regions of production activity.
From July 15 to 18, grayling juveniles were released into the Bratsk Reservoir in the Irkutsk Region. More than 29,000 fry from the nursery pond rushed down special fish channels into the Belaya River, and from there they will enter the Bratsk Reservoir.
On July 12, in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug (YNAO), a batch of muksun juveniles, a fish that is now on the verge of extinction and is prohibited to be caught, farmed at the request of Gazprom Nedra LLC, was released into the Ob River near the town of Labytnangi.
Earlier, at the end of June, the release of peled took place in the Mirninsky Region of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia). More than 41,000 larvae were released into the Aanniaakh River, and from there they entered the Akhtaranda River and then the Vilyui Reservoir. Replenishment of commercial fish stocks in the reservoir is of great importance for the population with a traditional way of husbandry.
In total, for 2021 Gazprom Nedra has planned about 20 releases of juveniles of valuable commercial fish species: muksun, chum salmon, grayling, peled, and salmon in various regions of Russia. For example, it is planned to release about 90,000 juveniles of the West Siberian subspecies of Siberian sturgeon, which is on the endangered-species list of Russia, into the rivers of the Ob-Irtysh Fishery Basin by the end of summer.
Gazprom Nedra LLC is a 100 % subsidiary company of PAO Gazprom and ranks among the major Russian multi-business oil and gas service companies. In 2019 Company production potential was expanded due to integration of Gazprom Georesurs LLC and Gazprom Geologorazvedka LLC assets.
The Company carries out a complete centrally managed cycle of exploration works in the RF and provides its clients with a wide range of unique geophysical and geoengineering services.
Gazprom Nedra LLC is the main source of Gazprom Group geophysical data in the sphere of raw materials production, reduction of operational expenses and geophysical activities efficiency evaluation, calculation of gas deposit and storage reserves, and environmental safety assurance.
Company subdivisions are located in all gas producing regions of Russia. Its staff totals over 4,500 people. Company administration offices are located in Moscow and Tyumen. The Company uses a