Bursagaz organized a closing ceremony for the remote meter reading project carried out with the Provincial Directorate of National Education the method of calculating methane emissions correctly project within the scope of the European Union. Provincial Director of National Education Sabahattin Dülger, Board Member of Bursa Chamber of Commerce and Industry Alparslan Şenocak, CEO of EWE Turkey Holding Dr. Frank Quante, General Manager of Bursagaz Markus Rapp, company executives and many guests attended the ceremony celebrating the success of the projects. The robot workshop in which the guests participated in the memory of the day resulted in moments of pleasure.
Bursagaz, a pioneer in the industry with innovative projects, implemented the new measurement software system Polaris for the first time in Turkey. With the Polaris Remote Meter Reading and Measurement Management System Project, inspired by the Polar Star, 600 schools affiliated to the Ministry of National Education were primarily connected to the natural gas meter system. With the project, all meters of Bursagaz's customers exceeding 1 million are included in the system and data such as natural gas consumption, pressure, temperature are monitored instantly.
Bursagaz, which stands out with its innovative approaches in the natural gas distribution sector, renewed its Online Transactions platform, which it offers on its website, in order to increase customer satisfaction and increase service quality. Şafak İşitemiz, Customer Relations Supervisor of Bursagaz, who draws attention to Bursagaz's social benefit approach with the system where users can get service 24/7, said “We aim to provide fast and high quality service to our customers 24/7 with our online transactions platform which is renewed with more user-friendly features”.
One of Turkey's largest natural gas distribution company, Bursagaz is now on the E-State Portal (E-Devlet) with four new services to provide more comprehensive services to its customers. Citizens of Bursa, in addition to natural gas subscription contract inquiry and invoice viewing procedures, will also be able to apply for natural gas subscription and perform subscription contract termination.
Bursagaz, which is one of the largest natural gas distribution company in Turkey, hosted its employees firstly then business partners in traditional iftar dinners. In the iftar dinners where approximately 1000 people meet, Bursagaz's new investments, projects and new campaigns that he has implemented in order not to leave a house without natural gas were mentioned. Bursagaz, who reached 1 million natural gas subscribers, congratulated this success with its business partners and employees and thanked those who contributed.
Bursagaz launched a new program in order to spread the company-specific core competencies throughout the organization to all employees. Within the scope of the ‘Sun Internal Trainer Project', internal trainee candidates determined by Bursagaz management will undergo intensive training in a four-day camp. Employees who successfully complete the camp and become certified internal trainers will contribute to the development of Bursagaz's learning organizational culture by transferring their knowledge to other employees in their fields of expertise.
Gunter Seymus will manage the natural gas company of SOCAR Türkiye. Gunter Seymuz has become the Chairman of SOCAR Turkey Natural Gas Investment Inc, which was founded for the management of Bursagaz, Kayserigaz, EWE Energy, Enervis and Millenicom companies which started to operate under the roof of SOCAR Türkiye as starting from the 17th of June.
Bursagaz Table Tennis Club, established last year and supported by Bursagaz, performed its first activity within the company. Stating that the exciting tournament, which lasted for two days with the participation of 36 Bursagaz employees, strengthened friendship and increased synergy within the company, The Club President Serkan Bereket told that they represented Bursagaz in Corporate Leagues.
Placing great emphasis on comparison studies, conducted with institutions and organizations in line with constant development and sustainable perspective focused on development, Bursagaz visited IZGAZ, performing natural gas distribution in Kocaeli. In the negotiation, issues regarding crisis management and KPI project, certified by EPDK as a Re&De project, were addressed. One of the largest natural gas distribution companies in Turkey, Bursagaz continues to make its comparison visits. Bursagaz employees, who finally visited IZGAZ in this respect, met with Serkan Duvarcı, Technical Support Director in Charge of Crisis Management of IZGAZ and Onur Dural, IZGAZ Director of Human Relations and Communication about ‘’Crisis Management Methodology’’ and KPI Project, which is the corporate project of Bursagaz.
The winners of ‘’One-millionth Subscriber Campaign’’ of Bursagaz, one of the largest natural gas distribution companies in Turkey, received their awards. In the ceremony, held in the Head Office of Bursagaz, 1 millionth subscriber was awarded with 400 m3 natural gas while electrical scooters were offered to 5 persons, specified as part of the campaign. With the following motto; ‘’Just seconds to 1 millionth subscriber’’ Bursagaz had announced that 5 people among those, who become Bursagaz subscriber for the first time between October 1 – December 31, 2018, would be awarded with electrical scooters
Bursagaz Nature Club, was granted ‘’The Most Eco-Friendly Project of the Year’’ award in the ceremony, held by Blue Joy Diving Centre thanks to its underwater cleaning activities, carried out in Narlı in 2018 in which three containers of waste was collected.Established and supported by Bursagaz in accordance with its ‘together and responsible’ principles, Bursagaz Nature Club carried out many activities within 2018, among others, cleaning of many areas from the peak Uludağ to the bottom of Marmara sea, sheltering and feeding street animals.
One of the largest natural gas distribution companies in Turkey, Bursagaz continues to meet with several institutions and organizations in accordance with its ‘together’ ‘responsible’ and ‘further’ principles. Having hosted the members of Corporate Communication Commission, founded under the umbrella of Turkish Natural Gas Distributors Association (GAZBİR) in the Head Office, Bursagaz put on the table its activities to develop communication procedures in natural gas industry and increase the satisfaction of the subscribers.
Bursagaz Nature Club placed in different areas of the city, the cabins/animal houses, made of recycled materials for the street animals. “Our friends in the streets spend cold winter days more easily thanks to the cabins, prepared by voluntary employees of Bursagaz,” said Club Chairman, Murat Yiğit.Established by Bursagaz in accordance with responsibility and synergy principles, Bursagaz Nature Club maintains its activities throughout the city while it grows day by day with the support of voluntary employees. Finally, club members prepared houses made of recycled materials for the street animals.
One of the largest natural gas distribution companies in Turkey, Bursagaz sets sight on quality in all business procedures from quality to customer satisfaction by transferring the innovative ideas and recommendations by the employees. In ‘I have and idea suggestion system’ in which more than 300 recommendations in average are made every year, 5 Bursagaz employees, who scored the highest points with their suggestions in 2018, were awarded in a ceremony, which Bursagaz management also took part in. Speaking in the ceremony, Bursagaz Management Systems Director, Halit Yılmaz told that the employees are just in the centre of innovative studies of Bursagaz.
Bursagaz celebrated International Women's Day with events, one more enjoyable than the other. In the conversation, held in Nilüferköy and Esentepe Head Offices, with the participation of Rüzgar Mira Okan, Personal Brand, Style and Image Specialist, following issues were discussed from a person’s finding their own style to motivation. The employees enjoyed the unique Aegean tastes in Bursagaz where a concept menu was prepared in the lunch special for March 8. One of the largest natural gas distribution companies in Turkey, Bursagaz places as much importance on employee happiness as customer satisfaction. Organizing several events within the company on special days, the Company did not forget International Women’s Day either.
Bursagaz continues to add value to Bursa through the social club activities planned to support with all-purpose development of its employees and realize the sustainability value. In this context, Bursagaz Photography Club, which started its activities this year, continued the photography activities in Tirilye. Club members organized street photography workshops with Fujifilm instructors photographed historical places such as “Taş Mektep, Dündar Evi, Fatih Mosque and Tabut Ev”.
Bursagaz, eine von den grössten Erdgasverteilungsfirmen der Türkei, hat die Erdgas-Hauptstation Gürsu RMS-A mit ca. 7 Millionen TL Investition erneuert. Nach einer Überarbeitung von 3 Monaten wurde es im September wieder eröffnet und eine technische Besichtigung organisiert. Auf der Besichtigung der Station teilte der Bursagaz Generaldirektor Dr. Markus Rapp folgendes mit:“Wir haben die Gürsu Station mit der Hochtechnologie erneuert und jeglichen Erdgasausfall ausgeschlossen.“
Bursagaz Nature Club, founded and promoted by Bursagaz, continues its activities throughout the city. Bursagaz Nature Club, which has fed stray animals during winter, cleaned up under the water with professional divers during summer, then carried out zone cleaning and built bird nests in Bursa Hamak Festival, now organized an extensive environmental clean-up event in Uludağ.
Those who lost their lives in Marmara Earthquake on August 17, 1999 were commemorated with a ceremony in Kestel District of Bursa. Bursagaz's search and rescue team BURAK took part in the event.Those who lost their lives in the Marmara Earthquake on August 17, 1999 were commemorated with a ceremony in Cumhuriyet Square of Kestel District of Bursa. Bursagaz's search and rescue team BURAK, who took part in the commemoration ceremony of the 19th August earthquake, informed the participants about the activities and introduced their vehicles and equipment.
Bursagaz, one of the biggest natural gas distribution companies in Turkey, has accelerated its efforts to bring natural gas to the mountain districts after EMRA responded positively to its application for investment. Mr Şükrü Özden, Vice General Manager of Bursagaz, paid a visit to the mayors of Keles, Orhaneli, Büyükorhan and Harmancık along with the top managers of the company. Mr Özden remarked that the initial investment will be made in Keles in the first week of August. The total worth of the investment intended for mountain districts will be TRY 137 million
As one of the biggest natural gas distribution companies in Turkey, the investment budget application Bursagaz had made to the Energy Market Regulatory Authority (EMRA) for 4 mountain towns was given positive response. Bursagaz aims to start the infrastructure work in Keles, Orhaneli, Büyükorhan and Harmancık towns this September. After the installation of about 110 kilometres of new pipeline, Keles will get natural gas in 2019 and Orhaneli, Büyükorhan and Harmancık in 2020, which means more than 15 thousand people starting to experience the comfort of natural gas.
Planning to experience the enthusiasm of the World Cup 2018 in various activities, Bursagaz shall give Bursaspor uniform as a gift to the first 200 people to subscribe to the natural gas transformation campaign during the World Cup. Also the first 100 people to visit the customer relations desk in Bursagaz Head Office for any transaction and to subscribe to Millenicom at the same time shall be given a football.
Bursagaz, continuing to work with the goal of delivering natural gas, which is the most reliable, clean and comfortable fuel to the whole of Bursa, carried its environmental activities under water. Bursagaz Nature Club cleaned by submerging under water in Gemlik Narlı for underwater cleaning.
Bursagaz, one of the biggest natural gas distribution companies in Turkey, continues its campaigns and investments to unite all of Bursa with natural gas without slowing down. Bursagaz, which started a natural gas conversion campaign with the Bursa Metropolitan Municipality, brings together those who want to be natural gas subscribers with advantageous installment opportunities and prices through authorized interior installation companies participating in the campaign.
There was a breath taking championship at Bursa U15 Men Basketball League on 18th of April, Wednesday. Bursa Stars Basketball Club, being sponsored by Bursagaz, competed at Ataturk Closed Sports Hall with Tofas Star B Basketball Club. While Tofas Basketball team became the champion after the match taking place between two giant teams of Bursa, Bursa Stars won the second prize.
Bursa's biggest children's festival "Mother Child Festival in Baharda Balat" took place between 3-6 May with the participation of famous names. Bursagaz,Turkey's largest natural gas distribution company, also took part in the event held at Balat Forest. Bursagaz, which provides a training on using safe natural gas for children, has had fun moments with children through origami activity.
Speaking of his social responsibility studies, Bursagaz continues to work for the people of Bursa, not limiting his work to natural gas distribution. Bursagaz search and rescue team Burak (Bursagaz Search and Rescue), not only in Bursa, ready and waiting for help to go to every corner of Turkey.
Bursagaz, one of the biggest natural gas distribution companies in Turkey, met with its business partners in a Ramadan program reflecting the value of unity. In the Ramadan dinner at Bursa Almira Hotel attended by more than 500 business partners, mention was made of the investments of Bursagaz in 2018, its social accountability projects and values.
The Bursagaz, one of the greatest natural gas distribution companies of Turkey, is taking its place in the E-State Gateway with its two separate services. From now on, the Bursa people can reach their natural gas subscription information as well as the previous period payments and the debt information.
Bursagaz one of the Turkey's largest natural gas distribution company welcomed Bursa Deputies and Mayors in the general directorate. Bursa Deputies, Bennur Karaburun, Osman Mesten and Müfit Aydın, Mayor of the Yıldırım İsmail Hakkı Edebali, Mayor of Gürsu Mustafa Işık, Bursa Environment Provincial Director Halit Turgut and Bursa Provincial Director of Agriculture Ömer Ceylan get information about Bursagaz's LEED Platinium certified head office. During the visit, natural gas infrastructures problem which is faced in areas without zoning plan were discussed and they were consulted about how to solve this problem. Besides, air quality improvement project was also discussed.
Bursagaz and Kayserigaz, the two leading natural gas affiliates of EWE Turkey Holding, continue to make investments in order to promote grid safety. In addition to using the state-of-the-art SCADA system for grid safety, Bursagaz and Kayserigaz cooperate with SAP, pioneer of software industry, in order to facilitate management of alarms provided through the system. Hence, the two leading companies in natural gas distribution business have succeeded in further promoting grid safety thanks to SAP Alarm Management Project.
Bursagaz announced that it completed the natural gas line installation project on January 1, 2018 after starting the project in 2015 based on the decision to make investments in the villages in Gürsu in order to enable residents of Bursa to benefit from the advantages and comfort of natural gas. Bringing natural gas to the villages of Ağaköy, Canbazlar, İğdir, Karahıdır, Kumlukalan and Kazıklı in Gürsu, Bursa, Bursagaz organized an opening ceremony in the village of Kazıklı on January 19, 2018 to mark this important event. Also, Bursagaz provided information about its plans for 2018 during the ceremony honoured by AK Party MPs, Bursa Metropolitan Mayor Şükrü Köse, Gürsu Mayor Mustafa Işık and village mukhtars.
Top managers of Bursagaz visited Bursa Metropolitan Mayor Alinur Aktaş and congratulated him for his new assignment, while expressing their best wishes to him. Mayor Alinur Aktaş, who welcomed Bursagaz Board Chairman Hasan Yasir Bora, Bursagaz General Manager Dr. Markus Rapp and Assistant General Manager Şükrü Özdençözüm at his office, stated that they were ready for realizing common works and for collaborating with their solution focused municipalism approach.
Bursa Metropolitan Municipality and Bursagaz are signing a joint project to put an end the air pollution in Bursa. The project, aiming to end air pollution by spreading the use of natural gas and started with a natural gas installation as free of charge for 2,000 low-income families.