Sergey Donskoy, Minister of Natural Resources and Ecology of the Russian Federation, visited OAO TATNEFT in the frame of his two-day working visit to the Republic of Tatarstan.
During his stay in Tatarstan Minister of Natural Resources and Ecology met with Rustam Minnikhanov, President of the Republic of Tatarstan.
Ildar Khalikov, Prime Minister of the Republic of Tatarstan, Artem Sidorov, Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources of the Republic of Tatarstan, Shafagat Takhautdinov, General Director of OAO TATNEFT, Rinat Sabirov, Assistant to the President of Tatarstan and others also attended the meeting on the part of Tatarstan. The participants of the meeting discussed the issues of environmental protection, reduction of the negative impact on the environment through application of modern technologies, as well as subsoil use, etc.
During the working visit Minister of Natural Resources and Ecology visited OAO TATNEFT. The visit program included a meeting held at the head quarters of the Company with participation of General Director of OAO TATNEFT and senior executives of the Company, where the issues of current interest of crude oil production to expand benefits corridor with regard to small deposits development, state support of introducing enhanced oil recovery methods, etc. were discussed.
The delegation visited one of the largest research centers in the oil industry: TatNIPIneft Research and Design Institute of the Company, where they got acquainted with presentation of new activities of the Institute, with innovative technologies of the oil field development effective management, as well as the activity specifics of the core and crude oil analysis laboratory and so on.
The final point of the visit was the information processing center of OOO “TNG-Group”, an oil services company in Tatarstan, specializing in provision of geological and geophysical services for exploration and operation of the oil and gas fields.
The plans provide for continuation of discussing the issues of exploration, crude oil production and subsoil use started during the working visit in the course of further joint work.