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Surgut – the view from above

Surgut is a city with a population of about 350,000 people located in the Khanty-Mansi autonomous region – the main oil and gas producing region of Russia.

This city is known as the unofficial oil and gas capital of Russia, the headquarters of such large oil and gas companies as “Surgutneftegas”, “Gazprom transgaz Surgut” and “Gazprom Pererabotka” are located here. Photos by: Slava Stepanov.

Surgut, Russia - the view from above, photo 1

fly over Surgut

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Surgut GRES-2 is the largest thermoelectric power plant in Russia. The station is located in the city of Surgut (Khanty-Mansi Autonomous District). As of 2012, it is one of the largest thermoelectric power plants in the world in the annual generation and the largest producer of electricity in Russia.

The installed electric capacity is 5,597.1 MW, installed thermal capacity – 840 Gcal/h. The station is working on associated petroleum gas (70%) and natural gas (30%). The height of the pipes is 273 meters. Photos by Vadim Makhorov

Surgut thermoelectric power station, Russia photo 1


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