Small business support
The Sakhalin-1 Project’s Local Economy Development Program focuses on long-term sustainability for local business development and new job opportunities for local entrepreneurs.
Small business support
In 2020, Exxon Neftegas Limited signed an agreement with the Small Business Support Fund of Khabarovsk Krai for contributing 3.5 million Rubles to support small businesses through micro-loans. The program will focus on supporting businesses in Ulchi District where Company operates its De-Kastri Oil Export Terminal.
This is the first agreement signed with the Fund, however Exxon Neftegas Limited has been supporting small business for more than ten years as part of the micro-loan program run by Khabarovsk Krai Government and Ulchi Municipal District Administration.
Since the program start-up in 2009, the Sakhalin-1 Consortium has provided support to 50 businessmen who have taken advantage of this opportunity and created over 100 jobs. The support was rendered to the entrepreneurs engaged in agricultural production and processing, construction, timber processing, consumer goods manufacturing, and companies offering transportation, household or social services. In addition, loans could be granted to retail companies of remote settlements or settlements with low incomes. The total amount of lent loans is over 27 million Rubles.
Charitable contributionsExxon Neftegas Limited (ENL ) is the Sakhalin-1 Project Operator. Being an affiliate of the ExxonMobil Corporation Exxon Neftegas Limited took the best practices gained throughout more than 130 years of industry experience of the corporation and used them as a foundation for Company’s charity program in Sakhalin Oblast and Khabarovsk Krai.
Projects supporting indigenous minorities of the NorthOver the period from 2002 to 2020, Exxon Neftegas Limited, acting as Operator of the Sakhalin 1 Consortium and following the Advisory Committee and the Advisory Board recommendations, funded over 500 charitable projects.
Environmental awareness rising programsCompany supports important environmental education projects in addition to conducting its own production activities in strict compliance with environmental regulations and standards to minimize environmental impact.
Education support is one of the top priorities of Exxon Neftegas Limited community contribution program. Company implemented a lot of projects on behalf of the Sakhalin-1 Consortium to open new educational opportunities for students like state-of-the-art scientific equipment that provides students with practical opportunities to study the most challenging elements and apply modern technology, moreover, new educational programs enable the students to gain the required knowledge without leaving the Island.
HealthcareThe Sakhalin-1 Consortium is committed to supporting healthcare on the island by funding the procurement of modern inpatient and outpatient care equipment for regional hospitals.