On 13 September 2017 in the framework of the international conference RAO/CIS Offshore 2017 Andrey Fick, Managing Director of Gazprom EP International B.V. and Alexander Dyukov, Chairman of the Gazprom Neft Management Board signed the Cooperation Agreement between the companies.
The document records the establishment of long-term partner relationships aimed at the joint development of the promising projects in the framework of the joint implementation of Gazprom Group’s strategic targets.
With a view to perform the Agreement, it is planned to set up the Joint Coordinating Committee that would unite the working groups, specializing on education and science, exploration and production of hydrocarbons offshore.
The Agreement provides for the coordination of the companies’ activities at the external markets, transparent information and competence exchange and mutual support in establishing business contacts outside the Russian Federation as well.
“One of the key focus areas will be the development of the cooperation in the field of education and science, including training of the personnel of both companies on the programmes related to the work in the regions of the mutual interest. Thus, the mutual support will be the key to improving the employees’ competence for the implementation of the joint integrated projects,” said Andrey Fick.
RAO/CIS Offshore - The International Conference and Exhibition for Oil and Gas Resources Development of the Russian Arctic and CIS Continental Shelf represents the projects of oil and gas field development of the Russian Arctic regions and CIS continental offshore.
Gazprom Neft is a vertically integrated oil company primarily engaged in oil and gas field exploration and development, sales of extracted products as well as production and marketing of petroleum products.