OREANDA-NEWS. June 7, 2012. On an initiative of ITERA employees, a charitable event, which has become an annual tradition, has been held by the Children's Protection Day. Funds were collected to buy presents for little charity girls and boys of Orekhovo-Zuevo Specialized Children's Home for Children with Organic Lesion of CNS and Mental Disturbance.

Representatives of the Company have brought kids the whole truck of pampers, means on child care, kitchen appliances and sweets on June 1. Though children, owing to their age could not express gratitude, employees of the Children's Home expressed sincere gratitude to ITERA and its employees.

Today 77 kids aged less than 5 years are brought up in Orekhovo-Zuevo Specialized Children's Home. Most of them are disabled children or children deprived of care of parents.

"We cannot return parents and health to children, but we can relieve helpless kids of many diseases connected with insanitary conditions, help improve conditions of their life and please them with table delicacies. We try and do as much as we can", - Vyacheslav Nazarov, Member of the Management Board of ITERA Oil and Gas Company, Chairman of Charity and Sponsorship Council, pointed out.

Itera International Group of Companies is a vertically integrated holding founded in 1992, with dozens of enterprises in the CIS, Baltic States, Western Europe, Asia and the United States. Since 1994, Itera’s core activity has been natural gas business. Starting in 1998, Itera Oil and Gas Company, within the Itera Group, have been expanding its own gas production in Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous District of Russia and have invested over two billion dollars into infrastructure. Overall, over 250 billion cubic meters of gas was produced at the gas fields developed by Itera. Total volume of gas sold by Itera has reached about 600 billion cubic meters. Itera Group strategic business developments are also reaching into development, gaschemical and power generating segments.