Among the largest projects carried out in recent years, environmentalists institute in the field of environmental protection and natural resource management:
- complex ecological and ethnological research on the Yamal Peninsula in the area of operations of JSC «Gazprom» and surrounding water area of the Kara Sea;
- development of technology and program of recovery of disturbed and contaminated soil near Bovanenkovo group of fields;
- development of waste management and drinking water preparation systems for municipalities of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District;
- development of Energy Saving Concept of «Gazprom» (2011–2020);
- integrated environmental program of JSC «Gazprom» (2011–2015);
- «Gazprom VNIIGAZ» — organizer of scientific expeditions «Yamal» (2009 — 2015).
The main activities of scientists are:
- environmental support of scientific and technical programs of deposits development of the Yamal Peninsula and the Arctic shelf;
- development and implementation of energy efficiency and environmental technologies;
- implementation of projects to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
VNIIGAZ actively research the field of biotechnology for environmental cleanup of hydrocarbon contamination.