The Gazprom headquarters hosted today a working meeting
between Alexey Miller,
Chairman of the Company's Management Committee and
Peter Voser, Chief Executive Officer of Royal Dutch
The parties discussed the joint efforts within the Protocol
on Strategic Global Cooperation.
Special attention was paid to the interaction within the
II project and possible cooperation deepening
in geological exploration, production, processing and
distribution of hydrocarbons in Russia and abroad.
Shell is a British-Dutch petroleum company
focused on hydrocarbons production, processing and
marketing in over 90 countries of the world.
On April 18, 2007 Gazprom and the shareholders
Energy (Royal Dutch Shell,
Mitsui & Co., and Mitsubishi Corporation), the Sakhalin
II project operator, signed the Purchase and Sale
Agreement providing for Gazprom to acquire
a stake of 50 per cent plus one share
in Sakhalin Energy.
As part of the project, Russia's first LNG
plant was commissioned in early 2009 and Russian
LNG supplies to foreign consumers started.
In 2010 the plant reached the design capacity
of 9.6 million tons per annum.
On November 30, 2010 Gazprom and Shell signed the
Protocol on Global Strategic Cooperation providing
opportunities for wider interaction of the companies
in hydrocarbons exploration, production, processing
and distribution in Russian and international energy
On June 16, 2011 Gazprom Neft and Shell signed the
Basic Terms and Conditions of the Agreement
stipulating the study of possible ways to create
a joint venture for joint projects delivery
in Western Siberia, other Russian regions and
in third countries.
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