During the Year of Ecology, on the eve of the World Day of Marine Mammals Protection (Whale Day), the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Russia, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW's) published a Russian version of the joint report related to the conservation of the gray whale.
Sakhalin Energy joints the World Wetlands Day celebrating worldwide on 2 February. The company pays an increased attention to conservation of these fragile ecosystems crossed by the Sakhlin-2 project pipelines.
Sakhalin Energy and Gazprom Marketing & Trading (GMT) signed a 10-year Ob River LNG tanker time-charter agreement.
Sakhalin Energy took the first place in the environment responsibility ranking among the oil and gas companies of Russia in 2016, being the leader in all criteria: environmental management, environmental impact and the level of transparency.
The World of Nivkhs exhibition opening ceremony was held in Stroganovsky palace at the end of November. This is a joint project of State Russian Museum and the Sakhalin Regional Art Museum with the support of Sakhalin Energy.
Sakhalin Energy won the Russian national ranking ‘Corporate Philanthropy Leaders – 2016’ that was organized by the Vedomosti business newspaper, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Donors Forum.
During the IX annual International People Investor Forum Sakhalin Energy won the contest of Development of Local Communities and Volunteering where the company presented its project on Preservation and Promotion of Sakhalin Nivkh Cultural and Linguistic Heritage.