Yesterday, on the margins of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, the head of Yakutia, Egor Borisov, met with Robert Dudley, President and Chief Group Executive Officer of BP, the press service of the head and government of Yakutia reports.
The parties continued the conversation about the promising areas of cooperation launched by Egor Borisov and David Campbell in September last year in Yakutsk. The head of Yakutia and the director of BP spoke about the possibility of creating new investment and social projects on the territory of the republic, including the issue of cooperation with the Company in the field of education - the creation of a Petroleum Engineering special program on the basis of the North-Eastern Federal University.
BP daily produces 3.3 million barrels of oil equivalent, operates in more than 70 countries around the world, produces oil on land and offshore, including the territory of our republic. More than half of the assets in exploration and production are accounted for by natural gas. In addition to the extraction of traditional resources, BP invests in renewable energy projects, including biofuel production and wind energy.
The meeting was also attended by President of British Petroleum in Russia David Campbell, Chairman of the Government of Yakutia Evgeny Chekin, First Deputy Prime Minister Mikhail Osipov, Yakutia’s Minister of Economy Denis Belozerov, General Director of the Corporation for the Development of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) Petr Alekseev, Deputy Permanent Representative of Yakutia under the President of Russia Yuri Kravtsov.