LUKOIL has been operating in the Republic of Mari El since 1996. Its main area of activity in the o has been petroleum product marketing.
A streamlined logistics system enables the Company to supply Mari El's gas stations with high-quality fuel produced by LUKOIL-Nizhegorodnefteorgsintez LLC. Local residents place a high value on LUKOIL fuels, most of the clients at gas stations are regular customers.
LUKOIL is a long-standing and trusted partner of the Mari El authorities. The Company assists the Republic in building new churches and provides support to a local specialized infant orphanage. It also helped finance the setting up of a museum in the regional Puppet Theatre.
Since 2012, LUKOIL has been conducting a contest in the Republic of Mari El, which enables non-profit actors to execute cultural, athletic and social initiatives.
In 2014, the Company launched one of its biggest projects in the region to build a private children's playground at the republican tuberculosis dispensary in the city of Yoshkar-Ola.
In 2014, the Company endorsed the Fairy Tale Journey with Ole Lukøje project, designed to raise cultural and educational awareness among children in difficult life situations — those living in orphanages and orphan boarding schools of the Mari El Republic.
In 2015, LUKOIL carried out the Spread Your Wings project, in the course of which 72 teenagers (36 of them — children with disabilities) participated in a three-day sports festival.