Transneft Central Siberia Releases Commercially Important Species of Fish into River Ob

Date of publication: 20 June 2019

Transneft Central Siberia has released muksun fry into the river Ob in the Novosibirsk Region.

The release of 675 muksun individuals took place in Krivonadovka Settlement of Novosibirsky district, Novosibirsk Region. Transneft Central Siberia restores natural resources in all the regions of its industrial activities.

The release of juveniles into natural reservoirs is part of the Transneft Environmental Policy and industrial compensation measures.  Among the projects accompanied by large-scale environmental effort is revamping of the Aleksandrovskoye – Anzhero-Sudzhensk and Igolsko-Talovoye – Parabel oil pipelines, construction of operating facilities, underwater crossings over watercourses, bridges and access ways for operating oil pipelines.

Transneft Central Siberia actively cooperates with fish-breeding enterprises engaged in commercial breeding of peled, grayling and muksun.

More than 2.5 million juveniles have already been released into the reservoirs of Tomsk, Kemerovo and Novosibirsk Regions, Altai Territory and Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area - Yugra throughout the implementation of the environmental programme by Transneft Central Siberia.

The next release of juveniles will take place in July 2019 in the city of Tomsk.