Russia: Gazprom, Gasunie Reinforce Potential of Sci-Tech Collaboration


Moscow hosted today a meeting of the Coordination Committee for Sci-Tech Collaboration between Gazprom and Gasunie.

The meeting was chaired by Vlada Rusakova, Member of the Management Committee, Head of the Strategic Development Department of Gazprom and Pieter Trienekens, Member of the Executive Board, Director Participations and Business Development of Gasunie.

Heads of specialized subdivisions of Gazprom Administration and its subsidiaries – Gazprom promgaz, NIIgazeconomika and Gazprom razvitiye, as well as project managers of Gasunie took part in the work of the Coordination Committee.

The meeting participants delivered presentations on the progress of implementing the Program of Scientific and Technical Collaboration between Gazprom and Gasunie for 2010–2012. The parties expressed satisfaction with the currently achieved results.

It has been highlighted at the meeting that the establishment of the Pan European multilevel information and analytical system integrating the cooperation between dispatcher centers based on modern market relations in gas trade is a most important vector of scientific and technical collaboration between the two companies.

The meeting participants paid attention to the application of energy-saving technologies and use of renewable energy sources as well as economic and legal aspects of biogas production and transportation. Besides the issues related to small-scale LNG production were considered.


Source: Gazprom, May 25, 2011;