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International conference "Oil and Gas" opened in Sakhalin

International conference "Oil and Gas" opened in Sakhalin
Photo: sakhalin.gov.ru

The 24th Sakhalin Oil and Gas International Conference has opened in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk. On the sidelines of the forum, the regional government plans to sign several agreements with investors.

According to the press service of the regional government, despite the crisis year for the oil and gas industry in 2020, the companies operating the offshore projects were able to exceed the targets by 5-8%. At the same time, according to the Governor of Sakhalin Valery Limarenko, the task is to localize the production of oil services to the average level in Russia - from 5% to 25%. For this, industrial parks will be organized in the region.

The first such park began operating in the Novo-Aleksandrovsk region of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk. The project will create 1,3 thousand jobs, including 700 highly productive ones. there are already 15 potential residents, with some the regional government will sign a cooperation agreement in the coming days.

The new IT technopark will also help attract investments, including in the oil and gas industry. By 2021, they will develop digital products that can be used in the extractive industries.

Among the conference participants there are leading industrial companies of Russia and the world: Gazprom, ExxonMobil Russia, Shell, Sakhalin Energy. The event will run until October 1. Forum venues gathered over 300 guests from Russia, Japan, China and Great Britain.

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