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A museum of the history of the Great Patriotic War will be opened at PJSC Nizhnekamskneftekhim on celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War; the initiative for establishment of a new social facility belongs to the management of the Company and Ms. Olga Lantsova, the leader of the search team “Neftekhimik”.
The arrangements for the establishment of the museum began in 2019. The storage area is located at the site of unused facilities behind Polyclinic No.1 at the industrial hub. Repair works have already been performed in the buildings transformed, and several special halls are equipped, using new drawings. Each of them will display a specific event related to the Great Patriotic War. Currently, Neftekhimik search team participants are busy exhibiting and decorating the halls.
Most of the exhibits are genuine unique finds discovered by participants of Neftekhimik team during search expeditions to the sites of fiercest battles. The most valuable exhibits include personal items of soldiers. The idea of the organizers of the museum is not only watching the things, there will be a possibility to also touch them.
Over 70 employees of the Company took part in the forum of working young people of PJSC Nizhnekamskneftekhim dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War and the 100th anniversary of the foundation of the TASSR. The main purpose is to increase the intellectual and creative potential of the young people at the enterprise, to form a healthy lifestyle.
The forum started on 2 March 2020 at sanatorium OOO Korabelnaya Rostcha. During the forum the organizers prepared an extensive program. Along with medical and preventive services, various events are being held every day for forum participants: trainings, master classes, interactive and sports games, topic nights. Psychologists and specialists in various fields conduct classes for young specialists. Following the forum topics, they have meeting with representatives of Neftekhimik search team, and an intellectual Quiz - Happiness of Victory.
At the forum, a meeting of young specialists of the enterprise was arranged with the management of Nizhnekamskneftekhim and the trade union of the Company. Questions on training and career growth in the Company were raised in the course of live communication, solutions of urgent problems of the young people.
The youth forum will be over on 19 March after a creative gala concert and the giving rewards to the most active participants.
More than 83 thousand analyzes, the 106 pilot-industrial tests and examinations were performed by the NTC team in 2019. 55 measurement methods are performed, 47 reports formulated for the research work, 28 rationalization proposals implemented, 22 articles published in scientific journals and 7 patents filed during this period, scientists of the company developed. Moreover, this is just some of the reporting data on the scope of work performed.
The Scientific and Technological Center of PJSC Nizhnekamskneftekhim provides scientific and technical support for the existing and newly commissioned production facilities of the Company. The experts have been developing technologies for obtaining new types and brands of products, issuing design basis for engineering, and developing methods for performance of measurements related to analytical control of production units.
The NTC has 12 research laboratories, as well as a pilot industrial workshop for production of hydrocarbons and their compounds to provide successful completion of their tasks. In 2019, the center's specialists conducted 83 pilot tests. Technologies were developed for the production of new grades of rubber at the synthetic rubber plant (SK), for the production of new grades of polyolefins with improved technological and operational performance; the technology for producing polyethylene compositions intended for corrosion protection, insulation of gas and oil steel pipelines and the protective sheath of high-voltage cables was improved.
One of the priority business for PJSC Nizhnekamskneftekhim are elastomers. “From idea to implementation”, this is the way scientists work, developing and introducing new technologies for producing synthetic rubbers. Nizhnekamskneftekhim scientists have much to be proud of. New grades of styrene-butadiene rubber designed for the manufacture of all-season and summer high-speed tires, and for the winter tire range have been developed. Positive feedback came from testing of butadiene and styrene butadiene rubber from leading tire companies.
No less preferable orientation is various plastics. To expand the range of polyolefins and develop a new market segment, work is underway to make special grades that have improved properties.
In 2019, pilot tests were conducted to obtain new grades of the statistical copolymer complete with ethylene PP4445U and the block copolymer of propylene with ethylene PP 7540U having melt flow index = 80. They are intended for the manufacture of utensils, containers, containers and other plastic products.New grades are characterized by high spillability, which gives a lot of advantages during processing, for instance, the processing speed increases, the product casting cycle decreases, etc. Positive feedback is received from the consumers. The process people showed their high interest in such products, which made it possible to put new grades of plastics on commercial production.
A scheduled meeting of the Board of Directors of the Company was held on 5 March 2020 in Kazan, under the leadership of Mr. Ruslan Shigabutdinov, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of PJSC Nizhnekamskneftekhim.
The extensive agenda included important issues related to the preparations for the annual General Meeting of Shareholders of PJSC Nizhnekamskneftekhim, which will be held on 9 April 2020, at 10 a.m. in Nizhnekamsk, str. Sobolekovskaya, 23, Assembly Hall.
The members of the Board of Directors reviewed the annual financial statements, preliminarily approved the annual report of PJSC Nizhnekamskneftekhim for 2019 and recommended them for approval by the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of PJSC Nizhnekamskneftekhim.
The meeting addressed the issue of recommendations on the appropriation of retained earnings, including the payment of dividends and the recommended date when persons entitled to receive them are determined.
The Board of Directors reviewed the audit report under RAS (Russian Accounting Standards) of the audit company PricewaterhouseCoopers Audit JSC and the opinion of the Audit Committee of PJSC Nizhnekamskneftekhim for 2019. The members of the Board of Directors also reviewed reports on the activities of the Audit Committee and the Human Resources and Remuneration Committee of the Board of Directors of PJSC Nizhnekamskneftekhim in 2019-2020. In addition, they considered draft amendments and supplements to the internal documents of PJSC Nizhnekamskneftekhim.
During the meeting, they approved the results of a closed tender for the selection of an independent auditor of PJSC Nizhnekamskneftekhim according to Russian Accounting Standards (RAS) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). PricewaterhouseCoopers Audit (PricewaterhouseCoopers Audit JSC) was proposed as a candidate recommended for approval at the annual General Meeting of Shareholders
The Board of Directors addressed special attention to organizational issues related to the preparations for the annual General Meeting of Shareholders of PJSC Nizhnekamskneftekhim. They considered the following issues and approved as follows: the agenda, the text of the message for publication on the official website of the Company; the format and texts of voting ballots, the list of information provided for review by the shareholders; the secretariat of the annual General Meeting of Shareholders of PJSC Nizhnekamskneftekhim, and the candidates for voting by election to the Board of Directors and the Review Committee of PJSC Nizhnekamskneftekhim.
A solemn event dedicated to International Women's Day on 8 March took place today in the conference hall of PJSC Nizhnekamskneftekhim. Hundreds of employees of the enterprise were invited to this celebration - this honor was awarded to workers for many years of diligent work, active participation in the public and sports life of the Company. They were met by men with bouquets of spring tulips and warm words in the lobby of the building. Colorful photo zones were arranged in the lobby, where everyone could take vivid photographs as a keepsake.
On behalf of the many-thousand male staff of Nizhnekamskneftekhim, Mr. Airat Safin, the General Director of the Company, congratulated the female staff on a wonderful spring women's holiday.
- About 6 thousand women of various trades are currently working in our work collective. And you, ladies, doing brilliant work fulfilling duties assigned to you. Your smiles, consideration and care are of great help to us, men, in everyday business, which inspires new production achievements. I wish you be healthy, happiness in your families, so that your children would enjoy success, and the loved ones were near you”, said the Director General.
Mr. Fanis Murtazin, Chairman of Nizhnekamskneftekhim trade union, joined the congratulations, wishing everyone to be joy and happy.
The festive celebration continued with the presentation of awards. Mr. Airat Safin and Mr. Rodion Bulashov, his deputy for staff and social affairs, and Mr. Fanis Murtazin handed the best employees honorary diplomas, valuable gifts and flowers. Among the recipients are the winners of the zonal round of the republican contest “Woman of the Year. Man of the year: a woman’s view, Ms. Gulnara Gilmanova and Ms. Olga Lantsova. They received recognition letters from Mr. Airat Safin.
The celebration was followed by a concert with bright numbers prepared by the best creative teams of the city, as well as the talented young people of Nizhnekamskneftekhim. And the main musical gift was the performance of the of the popular Tatar group Kazan Egetlere.
From 28 February to 1 March, a youth forum "Tomorrow is with us" was held in Nizhnekamsk at the children's recreation camp "Youth" PJSC "Nizhnekamskneftekhim" The main purpose of the event was to expand the company’s interface with educational institutions of the Republic of Tatarstan and the Russian Federation to involve the staff to the Company.
Nearly 200 people attended the forum. Most of them were students from 14 educational institutions from Nizhnekamsk, Kazan, Naberezhnye Chelny, Chelyabinsk, Nizhny Novgorod, Ufa, Samara, Yoshkar-Ola and Moscow. And experts in various fields, well-known bloggers were invited to the event.
An extensive program was presented to the forum participants for three days. The first day of the event began with a kind of familiarization; it took place in the territory of the youth recreation camp "Youth". Working young people of the enterprise met the guests there. Camp counselors helped to settle in the buildings, answered the questions of
- It is very nice that we can also help our guests with anything; to give them orientation, hints, tell those more about our Company, the advantages of working here, social guarantees, and working conditions. I hope that students will be interested in Nizhnekamskneftekhim and come to work for us, said counselor Ms. Gulia Valiullina.
The main event of the first day of the forum was a tour to the main production facilities of Nizhnekamskneftekhim. Before getting to the industrial hub, the young people underwent safety induction training; they were also offered some special clothing and personal protective equipment. Future petrochemical specialists visited the factories of synthetic and butyl rubber, plastics, and familiarized themselves with the latest technologies for wastewater treatment at biological treatment plants.
“I have always had an idea that wastewater treatment plants occupy a large area.” In addition, here everything is compact. The main thing is that the extent of treatment is very high. They explained everything in detail, it is very interesting,” student of KNITU, Mr. Ilnaz Sagdeev shared his impressions.
The excursion to the production site smoothly passed to familiarization with the major sightseeing of Nizhnekamsk. And the evening of the first day ended with the intellectual game “Quiz Time” and a meeting with the guest of honor - a famous blogger, showman, Mr. Arthur Shamgunov.
The next day was no less busy. It began with a “chemical” charge in the fresh air. Being charged with the energy boost, the young people went to meet Mr. Vladimir Marconi, the popular Russian concert host, a correspondent for the Evening Urgant program. It was him who opened the solemn part of the forum too, the guests were Mr. Irek Aglyamov, the First Deputy General Director - chief engineer of PJSC "Nizhnekamskneftekhim, Mr. Timur Shigabutdinov, Deputy General Director - Commercial Director, Mr. Rodion Bulashov, Deputy General Director for personnel and social affairs, Mr. Fanis Murtazin, Chairman of the Trade Union, representatives of the city administration and specialized educational institutions.
Irek Aglyamov warmly welcomed the forum participants.
- The Company employs over 15 000 people, a little less than half of the staff are young people under 35 years. At all times, young people remain the most progressive part of the society, its driving force; thanks to the all-or-nothing mentality of young people, the most ambitious dreams and projects come to life. We called our forum "Tomorrow is with us." Tomorrow is with us, smart, hardworking, bold, active, creative people striving to make the world a better and safer place! - said the Chief engineer.
On behalf of the head of the Nizhnekamsk Municipal Region (NMR), the Mayor of Nizhnekamsk, Aidar Metshin, Ms. Aigul Aitova, Head of the Department for Youth Affairs of the NMR, appeared on the stage. She wished students to make the right choice of profession and invited them to stay and work in Nizhnekamsk, which is a city-forming enterprise.
Then a hot discussion began for over two hours. Young people spoke on a variety of topics: the pros and cons of living in small towns, the advantages of working at large enterprises, the level of wages, the scientific potential of Nizhnekamskneftekhim. The Company managers shared their personal experience to push fortune, talked about the opportunities that the Company has for young professionals. It was live communication with the audience on the topics of employment, training, career growth.
- Such a format of the forum was not chosen by chance. We would like the young people to be able to get to know each other, make friends, socialize, and exchange their opinions and impressions. Talk with the management of Nizhnekamskneftekhim; ask any questions, we tried to answer all of them as much as possible. We invited the students from all over Russia with good reason, since Nizhnekamskneftekhim is a global company that strives for international markets, we wish to see the best graduates of specialized universities of the Russian Federation in the Nizhnekamsk petrochemical cluster, ”said Rodion Bulashov, Deputy General Director for Human Resources and Social Affairs.
- Such events are very important for Nizhnekamskneftekhim. There are many rumors, tales about petrochemical activity, about production, that it has some negative factors; a lot is attributed to the environment. One of our challenges is to explain, to show that it is not like that. The young people themselves must see the picture, the Company's production facilities - how you can work here, what prospects we have here, how the social package works, what sports orientations and types of recreation we have” said Timur Shigabutdinov, Deputy General Director and Commercial Director of PJSC Nizhnekamskneftekhim, summing up the meeting.
After the discussion, students still had many nice surprises. Young people took part in various master classes, where they learned to perform in public, acting, interviewing, making leather bracelets, cocktails, promoting YouTube channel and even more than that.
The final third day of the youth forum “Tomorrow is with us” has become no less memorable. The real race car of the TAIF motorsport team, the bus of the Neftekhimik football club, and the mascot of the Neftekhimik hockey club in it, a wolf cub and an astronaut, symbolizing the flights of the future, appeared in the camp.
Sports starts took place the same day. The best student teams won prizes and gifts. And the most active forum participants were awarded with the iPhone 11 Pro, Apple Watch, EarPods.
The three-day long holiday marathon ended with a final flash mob and shooting a video.
The RT President Rustam Minnikhanov introduced Mr. Airat Safin, the new Director General of PJSC Nizhnekamskneftekhim to the Tatarstan Directorate Corpus at the meeting of the Board of Directors of Tatneftekhiminvest-holding, which was held on 28 February in Kazan, According to him, he went a glorious career, working first at Nizhnekamskneftekhim, and then at Kazanorgsintez.
- Get to know him better; it will be good for you. He is a native of Nizhnekamsk, he worked in Kazan and is now returning to his homeland,” Tatarstan President recommended Safin to the Director’s Corpus.
Mr. Azat Bikmurzin, the former head of Nizhnekamskneftekhim, received a medal of the Order of Merit for the Republic of Tatarstan for successful and many years fruitful work from the President’s hands. He was at the top of the Company from 2014 to 2020. He announced his desire to resign from the post of General Director on February 27 at the meeting of the Board of Directors of PJSC Nizhnekamskneftekhim. The shareholders supported his decision.
Airat Foatovich Safin, the General Director of PJSC Nizhnekamskneftekhim is from Nizhnekamsk. He is a third-generation chemical engineer. His father is a veteran of Nizhnekamskneftekhim. For many years, Airat worked as an apprentice at the SK plant.
- Nizhnekamsk is my homeland, my land, here I was born and my children were born here too. My fortune is that after 15 years I returned to my hometown, to my hometown,” says Airat Safin. - The challenges set forth by the management and shareholders of TAIF JSC, the President of the Republic of Tatarstan, Rustam Minnikhanov, are to proceed with rewarding development of PJSC Nizhnekamskneftekhim, through the implementation of investment projects that are aimed at 2030. The intention is to improve the economic performance of the enterprise, increase the payment of taxes to the republican and federal budgets. Strengthening work in the sphere of environment and industrial safety, and continuation of activities in the social sphere.”
Over the years of his active work, Airat Safin called for the attention of the management of TAIF JSC for the shown competence and achievements in his work. It took its toll - he was noticed and put forward a proposal on his candidacy for the post of General Director of PJSC Nizhnekamskneftekhim, which was approved by the President of the Republic of Tatarstan, Rustam Minnikhanov.
Safin Airat Foatovich
Born: 01.08.1975 in Nizhnekamsk.
Education: Kazan State Technological University specializing in Machines and Vessels for Chemical Production and Building Material Enterprises (1998), Kazan State Technological University specializing in Economics and Enterprise Management (2000).
1992-1996 - motor mechanic, batteryman of the motor transport workshop of the JSC Nizhnekamsk Plant of Civil and Steel Structures (Nizhnekamsk)
1996—1997 - Head of Sales, OOO Company Fundament, Moscow
1997-1997 – Fitter of the mechanical-repair workshop of Production No. 1, Synthetic Rubber Production Plant, JSC Nizhnekamskneftekhim (Nizhnekamsk)
1997-1999 – Operator of catalyst preparation, chemical agent production for the rubber polymerization shop of the Synthetic Rubber Plant, JSC Nizhnekamskneftekhim (Nizhnekamsk)
1999-2001 - Head of the departments for the rubber polymerization shop, Synthetic Rubber Plant of JSC Nizhnekamskneftekhim (Nizhnekamsk)
2001-2003 - Mechanic of the polystyrene production workshop for Polystyrene Production Plant and Gas Condensate Processing Unit, JSC Nizhnekamskneftekhim (Nizhnekamsk)
2003-2004 - Deputy Chief Mechanical Engineer of Polystyrene Production Plant and Gas Condensate Processing Unit, JSC Nizhnekamskneftekhim (Nizhnekamsk)
2004-2005 - Head of the styrene polymerization workshop of Polystyrene Production Plant and Gas Condensate Processing Unit, JSC Nizhnekamskneftekhim (Nizhnekamsk)
2005—2013 - Head of the workshop for diphenyl and polycarbonate synthesis, Polycarbonate Plant of Kazanorgsintez PJSC (Kazan)
2013 - Chief Process Engineer, Ethylene Plant, Kazanorgsintez PJSC (Kazan)
2013—2020 - Director of Ethylene Plant, PJSC Kazanorgsintez (Kazan)
Awards: appreciation by JSC Kazanorgsintez (2006); badge “Excellence in invention and innovation” (2012); certificate of honor of the administration of the Kirov and Moscow districts of Kazan (2017); badge "60 years to the society of inventors and innovators of the Republic of Tatarstan" (2018).
Marital status: married, has a son and two daughters.
A youth forum "Tomorrow is with us" will be held in Nizhnekamsk at the children's recreation camp "Youth" PJSC Nizhnekamskneftekhim The main purpose of the event was to expand the company’s interface with educational institutions of the Republic of Tatarstan and the Russian Federation to involve the staff to the Company.
Nearly 200 people will attend the forum. Most of them are students from 14 educational institutions from Nizhnekamsk, Kazan, Naberezhnye Chelny, Chelyabinsk, Nizhny Novgorod, Ufa, Samara, Yoshkar-Ola and Moscow. And experts in various fields of PJSC Nizhnekamskneftekhim, well-known bloggers will invited to the event.
An extensive program will be presented to the forum participants for three days, from 28 February to 1 March. On 28 February, they will have an excursion to the production facilities of the Company, visit biological treatment plants and have a kind of familiarization with the major sightseeing of Nizhnekamsk .After the excursion they will meet for intellectual game “Quiz time”.
The first day of the forum will end with an evening of acquaintances where performance of Club of the Funny and Inventive (KVN) is scheduled by the name of Prospekt Khimikov and participants pf creative team “Beznen Zaman”.
On 29 February and 1 March the days will be no less busy, the forum participants will have educational master-classes, discussions and entertainments and intellectual games; they will meet specialists and managers of the enterprise.
On 27 February, an unscheduled meeting of the Board of Directors of PJSC Nizhnekamskneftekhim took place
in Nizhnekamsk, under the supervision of Mr. Ruslan Shigabutdinov, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of PJSC Nizhnekamskneftekhim, and Director General of TAIF JSC.
The meeting was attended by Mr. Albert Karimov, the Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Tatarstan, the Minister of Industry and Trade of the Republic of Tatarstan.
The Board of Directors of PJSC Nizhnekamskneftekhim decided to terminate the powers of Mr. Azat Bikmurzin, General Director, due to his transfer to another job. The members of the Board of Directors thanked Azat Bikmurzin for many years of fruitful work at PJSC Nizhnekamskneftekhim.
Mr. Airat F. Safin, who formally served as Director of Ethylene Plant, Kazanorgsintez PJSC, was elected the new General Director of PJSC Nizhnekamskneftekhim.
The Board of Directors took the prepared draft Business Plan of PJSC Nizhnekamskneftekhim tol 2025 as a basis.
On 22 February, a military-technical sports relay race of PJSC Nizhnekamskneftekhim took place at children's holiday camp “Youth” on the eve of the Defender of the Fatherland Day, which was dedicated to two important events of this year - the 75th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War and the 100th anniversary of the founding of the TASSR. Participants of the competition were employees of structural departments of the Company, affiliates, and students of the College of Petrochemicals and Oil Refining named after Nikolai Lemaev. That day total 30 teams went to the start.
Before the relay race, the audience was warmly welcomed by Rodion Bulashov, Deputy General Director for Human Resources and Social Affairs of Nizhnekamskneftekhim, Fanis Murtazin, Chairman of the Trade Union, Olga Lantsova, Head of the Neftekhimik search team, Mr. Alexander Klipachev, Head of the physical education and sports department of the executive committee of NMR. Mr. Anas Sh. Khairullin, the participant of the Great Patriotic War, a veteran of PJSC "Nizhnekamskneftekhim was the honored guest of the event; he addressed the participants in the relay with summing-up words.
The competition had 5 stages. The teams started in turn according to the draw. First, the participants answered 8 (eight) questions about the Great Patriotic War, then they performed the transmission and reception of the radiogram, and also demonstrated the car figure driving. Then - skiing and target shooting with an air rifle was done. In addition, the teams competed to be able to assemble and disassemble the gun. And sports dexterity and endurance came in handy when throwing grenades and passing an obstacle course - this stage was the final in the relay.
For errors in completing tasks, teams received 10 seconds of the penalty time each, and failure to pass at least one of the stages threatened the participants with withdrawal from the competition. The winner was determined by the amount of time the team spent on the entire distance and taking into account the penalty seconds.
According to the results of all types of competitions in the 1st group, the team of the Butadiene and Hydrocarbons Feedstock Plant won, the representatives of the SPS Plant became the second, the specialists from the equipment repair center took the third place.In group 2, the best recognized team of the College of Petrochemicals and Oil Refining named after Nikolai Lemaev, the silver went to the NTC team, and bronze - to representatives of UE and RE-1.