Gazprom Transgaz Stavropol representative sets Russian record

Gazprom transgaz Stavropol (LLC) 19 September 2023 12:49 On September 18, the Festival of Culture and Sports of the Peoples of the South of Russia ended in Stavropol, where the famous Gazprom weightlifter, multiple world champion in powerlifting Alexander Zaitsev became a participant.

16 teams from the regions of the North Caucasus, as well as representatives from the subjects of the Southern Federal District, Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republics competed for the awards of the tournament in 11 sports.

Alexander Zaitsev performed in power extreme demonstrations. On the central square of the regional center, he towed a car weighing two and a half tons with one hand, plus another ton was added by "passengers" from among the spectators. A physical education instructor at the Gazprom Transgaz Stavropol Palace of Culture and Sports dragged a car with people for twenty meters, which became a new record in Russia.

"Our famous strongmen have always practiced demonstration performances. These show records are designed primarily to motivate people to play sports. Energy, emotions, the opportunity to personally try to move the same car — all this greatly affects the audience. I am glad that Stavropol residents have the opportunity to see the performance of the country's strongest people, including their countryman Alexander Zaitsev," commented Vasily Grishchenko, chairman of the Russian Federation of Extreme Power Sports.

Another Gazprom Transgaz Stavropol weightlifter took part in the festival as part of the Stavropol Territory national team — an employee of the Nevinnomyssk branch, President of the Stavropol Territory Federation for extreme power Denis Kashparov. Gazprom's heroes performed in the nomination "Competition of strongmen". They lifted a 60-kilogram dumbbell and a "log" weighing 92 kilograms. As a result, the national team of the region became the fourth in this nomination. Alexander Zaitsev also participated in the tug of war. His team took the fourth place in the standings.

After summing up the results of the competition, the Stavropol Territory team became the leader of the festival.


Gazprom Transgaz Stavropol LLC is a 100% subsidiary of Gazprom PJSC.

The linear part of the main gas pipelines serviced by the enterprise passes through the territory of 10 subjects of the North Caucasus and Southern Federal Districts of the Russian Federation. The length of the operated gas pipelines is more than 8370 kilometers.

Gazprom Transgaz Stavropol LLC includes 18 branches, including 10 linear production departments of main gas pipelines. The company operates 12 compressor stations, 19 workshops and 11 types of gas pumping units, the total installed capacity of which is 1035.9 MW, as well as 335 gas distribution stations and performs maintenance at 16 stations owned by third-party owners.

Gazprom Transgaz Stavropol LLC successfully operates a Unified Industrial safety Management System that complies with the international management system in the field of occupational safety and health ISO 45001:2018.

The environmental management system of the gas transportation company complies with the requirements of the international standard ISO 14001:2015.

The company employs 7.5 thousand people. The head office is located in the city of Stavropol.