Gazprom Neft’s annual report for 2012 won two prestigious international competitions.
Gazprom Neft’s report was declared the best Non-English Report in the Oil & Gas Production Services category of the ARC Awards . The ARC Awards are one of the best-known independent professional competitions for corporate reports. The awards have been conferred each year for over 25 years. The jury, which consists of international communications experts, judges the quality of annual reports in several subcategories. Approximately 2000 applications from around the world are submitted for participation in the competition.
The Gazprom Neft report also won the gold medal in the League of American Communications Professionals LLC (LACP) competition in the Oil and Gas Industry category. The LACP Vision Awards rates annual reports for several criteria such as distinctness and style of presentation, distribution of material, format, etc. A total of over 6000 applications were submitted to the competition from companies in 24 countries. The Gazprom Neft report earned 98 points out of a possible 100. The report was prepared jointly with the B2B design agency Zebra .
“Informational transparency plays a substantial role in Gazprom Neft’s corporate management system, and the annual report is for us one of the most important channels for distributing information. Creating this document in keeping with relevant international trends allows us to provide anyone with equal access to information about the most diverse aspects of Gazprom Neft’s operations, and to effectively interact with shareholders and investors,” commented Yelena Ilyukhina, Gazprom Neft Deputy CEO for Legal and Corporate Affairs.