Gas chemical engineering center to be set up in Bashkiria
Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee and Rustem Khamitov, President of the Republic of Bashkortostan signed today a Supplementary Agreement of Cooperation between Gazprom and the Government of the Republic as part of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2014.
The document provides for setting up a chemical engineering center in Bashkortostan. It will mainly focus on designing a project for developing the Gazprom Neftekhim Salavat capacities required for enhancing raw gas condensate and oil processing as well as boosting the output.
In addition, the Agreement envisages establishing in the region a company for assembling, repairing, testing and servicing gas turbine engines. It will be set up with the participation of Gazprom, Ufa Motor Construction Production Association and the Government of the Republic of Bashkortostan.
The document also reflects the parties' intention to cooperate in constructing and repairing heat generation facilities, securing environmental safety and rational use of natural resources, training personnel for gas, oil refining and petrochemical industry as well as implementing social programs and cultural projects in the Republic of Bashkortostan.
The Agreement of Cooperation and the Gasification Accord are currently in force between Gazprom and the Republic of Bashkortostan.
Gazprom Neftekhim Salavat, one of Russia's major oil refining and petrochemical industrial complexes is part of Gazprom Group.