Sakhalin Team Awarded Safe Contractor of the Year

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The Nalco Champion Russian Oilfield Chemicals (OFC) team was recognized by their customer with the 2017 Safe Contractor of the Year Award during the annual Contractor Safety Forum. Russia OFC General Manager Andrei Bobkov and Sakhalin SHE Specialist Igor Popilyaev proudly received the award on stage in front of over 100 leaders of 26 fellow contractor companies.

The award is a coveted recognition for the contractor demonstrating outstanding safety leadership, commitment and performance. Our Sakhalin team has received this award five out of the last seven years and has achieved Goal Zero for all 12 years of the contract.  

This achievement requires a relentless pursuit of safety excellence, according to former ENL President Jim Taylor.  ENL and its contractors have been repeatedly recognized by ExxonMobil as one the safest operations in the world receiving several ExxonMobil Presidents Awards for Safety.

The Sakhalin team servicing ENL consists of 18 full-time field representatives supported by 15 additional above field staff. Our field representatives have received various ENL recognitions for their individual contributions, and the team is committed to the Sakhalin-1 safety credo that “nobody gets hurt.”   

Bo Rose expressed his thanks for Sakhalin’s safety leadership and says that Sakhalin’s achievements will inspire others in our organization to understand and believe this type of safety performance is possible. 

Congratulations to our Sakhalin team on this achievement!