Economic and Environmental Activities of an Economic Entity in the Regional Economy
The article is devoted to the analysis of negative effects of the oil and gas industry on the environment in the northern region. It is noted that the prevalence of extractive industries in the structure of the regional economy ensures high living standards but affects the environment. The authors provide socioeconomic characteristics of regions depending on the industry prevailing in the structure of the gross regional product. The paper provides an analysis of the current state and structure of the regional economy of the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Region - Ugra. It analyses flow data of some enterprises that have a negative effect on the regional environment and provides characteristics of changes in the volume and structure of pollutant emissions resulting from economic activities of enterprises in key economic sectors of the region. The paper demonstrates the changes in regional investments in fixed assets allocated to protecting the environment and rational use of natural resources. The conclusions are drawn about the need for environmental monitoring and implementation of a targeted policy of regional authorities to preserve the rich natural and resource potential of Ugra.