National Engineering Academy held the contest “Best Engineer 2015” for the first time in Kazakhstan. 350 leading domestic engineers applied their works for the consideration of the competent jury.

Finally 10 best projects were selected, a specialist of branch “Engineering-Technical Center”, “Intergas Central Asia”, Alexander Yefremov’s work was among them.    

The project by a young talented engineer scientist was dedicated to the theme “Improvement of Diagnostic Technique of Stressed-Deformed State of Pipelines”. The methods offered by Alexander Yefremov shall allow reducing significantly a level of working stress in pipelines, including main pipelines, and improving safety at commissioning. JSC “KazTransGas” pays great attention to professional development of its specialists providing all relevant conditions for scientific activity and practical implementation of innovative ideas. This method is already used during operation on sites of JSC “KazTransGas”.            

By the decision of the commission Alexander Yefremov has been awarded an honorary degree “Best Engineer 2015” with the medal of National Engineering Academy “Best Engineer of the Year” (orig. “Жылдың үздік инженері”) and Diploma of National Engineering Academy of the Republic of Kazakhstan “Best Engineer of Kazakhstan 2015” (orig. “Қазақстанның 2015 жылдың үздік инженері”).

It should be noted that it is the second high recognition of achievements of JSC “KazTransGas” engineer. Last year the international contest of scientific, research-scientific and innovative developments toward the development of fuel and energy and primary fields was held in Saint Petersburg. The initiator was the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation. Alexander Yefremov’s work was awarded an honorary diploma of the second prize winner.