JSC “Gazprom Neft" concluded a Cooperation agreement with I.M.Gubkin RSU of oil and gas.

JSC “Gazprom Neft" concluded a Cooperation agreement with I.M.Gubkin RSU of oil and gas for 2008.

Agreement was signed by Chairman of board of directors of JSC “Gazprom Neft" Alexander Dukov and Rector of the University, Professor Albert Vladimirov.

The Agreement contains detailed cooperation plan of "Gazprom Neft" and RSU of oil and gas for 2008 including number of activities on improving material and technical base of the university and development of RSU activities in the sphere of education.

According to the strategic partnership program with the University "Gazprom Neft" is obliged to provide help with organization of work practice, pre diploma practice and internships for students and lecturers if the University. RSU in its turn is obliged to prepare employees, help the Company with recruitment of young specialists, organize programs to upgrade qualifications and professional retraining of "Gazprom Neft" employess.

The Agreement provides cooperative research work on important for "Gazprom Neft" themes and enrolment of the Company’s employees to lecture work.

Chairman of board of directors of JSC “Gazprom Neft" Alexander Dukov stated: “Development of cooperation with key Russian oil and gas universities is one of the priorities for “Gazprom Neft". I.M.Gubkin RSU of oil and gas is a university with unique traditions, history of which is closely connected with development of Russian fuel and energy complex. Today in "Gazprom Neft" there is a complex program targeting attracting, holding and development of young specialists. I hope that with the help of our cooperation Gubkin University becomes not only supplier of production know-how and oil extraction technologies, but also will become center of professional employees training for our company.