GTO VM (ГТО ВМ) — geological and geophysical technology of optimization of drilling wells location.
IT (ИТ) — information technology.
KhAL (ХАЛ) — chemical analytical laboratory.
LAB (ЛАБ) — Linear alkylbenzenes.
LCS (ЛКС) — Local cementing equipment.
LNMK (ЛНМК) — Laboratory of nondestructive control methods.
MMVB, MICEX (ММВБ) — Moscow Interbank Currency Exchange, one of the largest universal stock exchanges in Russia, CIS and Eastern Europe.
MPT (МПТ) — metallo-plastic pipe.
MRP (МРП) — an overhaul period of well operation.
MUN, EOR (МУН) — enhanced oil recovery.
NDPI (НДПИ) — mining tax.
NGDU, OGPD (НГДУ) — oil and gas production department (a structural unit of OAO Tatneft).
NIOKR, R & D (НИОКР) — research and development work.
NIS (НИС) — Regulatory Research Station.
NKhZ (НХЗ) — Petrochemical Plant.
NKNK НКНХ — "Nizhnekamskneftekhim".
NKT (НКТ) — tubing.
NNK, NOC (ННК) — national oil company.
NNPZ (ННПЗ) — Nizhnekamsk oil-processing plant.
NOU (НОУ) — private educational institution.
NPZ (НПЗ) — refinery, oil-processing plant.
NPS (НПС) — oil pumping station.
NS (НС) — accidents.
NSZ (НСЗ) — low-frequency seismic sounding.
OGE (ОГЭ) — office of the chief power engineer.
OGM (ОГМ) — office of the chief mechanic.
OKRS (ОКРС) — workover department.
ONVSS (ОНВСС) — equipment not included in the construction estimate.
OPR (ОПР) — pilot projects.
ORE (ОРЭ) — well dual completion method, which is designed for simultaneous but separate operation at two or more layers of one well.
ORZ (ОРЗ) — dual injection method.
OVOS (ОВОС) — assessment of the company facilities’ impact on the environment. This procedure includes identification of possible adverse impacts on the environment and their socio-environmental impacts, development of mitigation measures and / or prevention of such adverse impacts.
OZKh (ОЗХ) — off-plot facilities.
PB i OT (ПБ и ОТ) — Fire safety and labor protection.
P/E (П/э) — polyethylene.
PDK, MPC (ПДК) — maximum permissible concentration.
PDV, MPE (ПДВ) — maximum permissible emissions. The regulated norm is the maximum permissible emission of harmful (polluting) substances in the air. It is established for each stationary source of air pollution, taking into account technical standards of emissions and background air pollution. The condition is that the source of pollution does not exceed sanitation and environmental standards for ambient air quality, maximum allowable (critical) ecosystem load, as well as other environmental regulations.
PETF (ПЭТФ) — polyethylene terephthalate.
PNI (ПНИ) — polyethylene external insulation.
PNP, EOR (ПНП) — enhanced oil recovery.
PPD (ППД) — water injection, increase of reservoir pressure.
PPT (ППТ) — pipes with polymer coating.
PRCEiE (ПРЦЭиЭ) — hire and repair shop of supplies and electrical equipment.
PRCPU (ПРЦПУ) — hire and repair shop of submersible installations.
PRS (ПРС) — well intervention.
PRTSEO (ПРЦЭО) — hire and repair shop of electrical equipment.
RETO (РЭТО) — repair of electric equipment.
RNO (РНО) — repair of oilfield equipment.
RSU (РСУ) — repairs and construction administration.
RTS (РТС) — Russia Trading System, an organized OTC market of securities; RTS is Russia's stock exchange trading in the stock market, as well as the financial derivatives market.
ShFLU (ШФЛУ) — broad fraction of light hydrocarbons.
SMD (СМД) — small diameter wells.
SMK (СМК) — system of international quality standard.
SMU (СМУ) — Building and Assembly Administration.
ST (СТ) — special equipment.
SZZ (СЗЗ) — sanitary protection zone. Zone between industrial facilities and nearest residential or public buildings. The purpose of SPZ is protection of the population from the effects of harmful factors (noise, dust, gases and other harmful emissions containing industrial poisons).
TatAISneft (ТатАИСнефть) — Administration for Operation of Automated Information Systems (structural unit of OAO "Tatneft").
TatASUneft (ТатАСУнефть) — Administration for Implementation and Maintenance of Automated Production Control Systems (structural unit of OAO "Tatneft").
TatNIPIneft (ТатНИПИнефть) — Tatar Scientific Research and Design Institute of Oil Industry (structural unit of OAO "Tatneft").
TNG (ТНГ) — OOO TNG-Group, known before its reorganization as OAO Tatneftegeophizika.
TTD (ТТД) — Trade and Technology Center of OAO Tatneft.
TTDN (ТТДН) — technique and technology of oil production.
UBR (УБР) — Drilling Operations Administration.
UK (УК) — management company. In Russia UK is usually understood as an organization created to carry out management functions in holding companies or financial and industrial groups.
UKK (УКК) — practical training center.
UKPN (УКПН) — unified oil processing unit.
UPNP i KRS (УПНП и КРС) — Administration of Enhanced Oil Recovery and Workover.
UPR (УПО) — pre-filtering unit.
UPTZH dlya PPD (УПТЖ для ППД) — Administration of Preparation of Process Fluid for Water Injection (structural unit of OAO "Tatneft").
URNiN (УРНиН) — Administration for Sale of Oil and Oil Products.
USO (УСО) — process interface unit.
USOI (УСОИ) — Unified System for Information Collecting and Processing.
USShN (УСШН) — well sucker-rod pump.
UECN, ESP (УЭЦН) — electric submersible pump.
UTNS (УТНС) — Tatneftesnab administration.
UTT (УТТ) — Support Service Vehicles Office.
VNIIOENG (ВНИИОЭНГ) — Russian Research Institute of Organization, Management and Economics of Oil and Gas Industry, Moscow.
WEF (ВЭФ) — Foreign Trade Company.
ZGPN (ЗГПН) — factory of complex oil processing.
ZhKH (ЖКХ) — housing and utilities.
ZNOK i DPP (ЗНОК и ППД) — anti-corrosive protection of oilfield equipment and water injection.
Affiliate — a natural or legal person capable of influencing activities of legal persons and/or individuals engaged in entrepreneurial activity.
Corporate social responsibility (CSR, corporate responsibility, responsible business, corporate social opportunity) — voluntarily accepted by the company responsibility for the impact of its activities on customers, suppliers, employees, shareholders, communities and other stakeholders, as well as on the environment (corporate environmental responsibility).
ISO 14001:2004 — International Standard ISO 14000 regulating environmental management system organization. It contains a set of requirements for environmental management systems.
ISO 9001:2000 — International Standard ISO 9000 regulating quality control (quality management) in companies. Contains a set of requirements for quality management systems. The current version of the standard is “ISO 9001:2008. Quality management systems. Requirements”.
LTP Trade — Trade and Finance Company (London, UK).
“Miller & Lents” — the international consulting firm providing services in the field of exploration and development of oil and gas fields (Houston, USA).
Petrochemical unit — a complex of Company’s subdivisions manufacturing petrochemical products.
Renewable reserves ratio — the ratio of raw materials stock growth to their production for a given period.
Risk management — process of adoption and implementation of management decisions aimed at reducing likelihood of adverse outcome and minimizing potential losses caused by its implementation.
SAP R/3 — integrated automated control system developed by SAP.
SEC — Securities and Exchange Commission, USA.
Service unit — a complex of projects and individual service systems dealing with direct (online) interaction between the state and the population and/or business community.
SPE — Society of Petroleum Engineers, USA.
U.S. GAAP — financial statements of organization according to generally accepted accounting principles used by US companies or traded on Wall Street.
Vertically integrated companies — companies united through a hierarchy with a common owner. As a rule, all members of the hierarchy produce certain products or provide services to meet common needs (for example, a car maker would be integrated with an auto parts manufacturer).
Volatility — financial indicator demonstrating volatility tendency of market prices or income.
Xetra (“Exchange Electronic Trading”) — a worldwide electronic securities trading system. Based in Frankfurt, Germany. Operated by Deutsche Börse.