Gazprom Neft Signs Cooperation Agreement with Ulyanovsk Region

Press-release

«Газпром нефть» подписала соглашение о сотрудничестве с правительством Ульяновской областиGazprom Neft and the Government of the Ulyanovsk region signed a cooperation agreement for 2011-2013. The document was signed by Deputy General Director of Gazprom Neft Alexander Dybal and the Regional Governor Sergei Morozov.

The agreement covers cooperation between the parties on developing regional operations of Gazpromneft-Aero, a subsidiary of Gazprom Neft. Currently underway is the construction of a refueling facility, which is intended to serve two of the regional capital’s airports: Ulyanovsk East and Ulyanovsk Central. To date, the project documentation has been cleared on safety regulations. Gazpromneft-Aero Ulyanovsk, a Ulyanovsk-registered company, has procured the necessary equipment, purchased and received airfield refueling tankers and started construction work.

The signed agreement also launches a joint project between Gazprom Neft and the Ulyanovsk College of Civil Aviation (UVAU HA), which covers development of educational programs and training in aviation fuels. The main objective of this project is to create an educational platform for training and professional development of industry experts, which will include Gazpromneft-Aero staff, and to carry out joint research and develop training materials

“I am confident that the agreement between Gazprom Neft and the Government of the Ulyanovsk region will give a new impetus for future development of the region. The construction of the company’s Airport Fuel Facility at the Ulyanovsk Airport will create new jobs, increase tax revenues to the regional budget and promote competition in the aviation fuel market in the Ulyanovsk region ”, - said Deputy General Director of Gazprom Neft for Corporate Communications, Alexander Dybal.