A scientific-practical conference named Crucial Tasks in Oil-refining and Petrochemical Industry took place in Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas from November 21st to 23rd. There was also the final meeting on the Union Strategy of the technology of producing and of hydrocarbons and deep conversion of hydrocarbon resources.
The sessions discussed the priorities in the development of the petrochemical industry and the promising tasks of the innovative development of the fuel and energy complex; modern technologies of production and efficient use of hydrocarbons; questions on oil and gas chemistry; innovative approaches and technologies of hydrocarbon processing within the context of import self-sufficiency; digitalization of the production.
As a part of the Russian-British Raw Materials Dialogue, a business session was held in Saint-Petersburg Mining University. Executives and specialists from both countries attended the meeting to participate in a discussion mainly relating to future outlook for trade and investment cooperation between our countries.
The business meeting, which took place on 30th of January, was attended by a delegation from the UK’s Department of International Trade, headed by John Lindfield, Director of the Department, as well as by the Principal of the Mining University Vladimir Litvinenko. Representatives of Russian and British mining and oil and gas companies were also among the participants - "Gazprom Neft", OJSC PhosAgro, Russia Smiths Detection, Rotork, and a few others.
Smith Flow Control and Netherlocks Safety Systems have publicly announced their merger.
This will allow the two companies to create one global leader in equipment market dedicated to safe work practices at industrial facilities.
During the period from 21 October to 24 October, delegation of OOO VTO PromTech visited Netherlocks company, located in Alphen on the Rhine, Holland.
During the visit there was signed an agreement of cooperation and a training for Netherlocks representatives from Russia, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan was held.
From 17th to 22nd of January 2011 the engineers of OOO VTO PromTech underwent training on aluminum internal floating roof installation. The study course was held at Vacono Aluminium Covers GmbH plant in the town of Rheinfelden in the south of Germany. The training was also attended by our colleagues of VACONO representing offices in South Africa, Nigeria, Estonia, the Belarus Republic and Kazakhstan.