november 22, 2016 - Gazprom

Gazprom and OMV hold first meeting of Coordinating Committee for scientific & technical cooperation and partnership

The Coordinating Committee for scientific & technical cooperation and partnership between #gazprom and OMV held its first meeting in Moscow. 

The meeting was run by the Committee Co­Chairmen #olegaksyutin, Member of the Management Committee, Head of Department
of #gazprom, and #johannpleininger, Member of the Executive Board of OMV.

The meeting addressed prospective joint efforts in the main areas of cooperation outlined in the 2016–2020 Program for scientific & technical cooperation and partnership between #gazprom and OMV. In addition, the participants delivered presentations on such topics as the role of natural gas in the European #energy mix, small­

scale LNG shipping technologies, drilling performance

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The parties commended Russia's and Austria's specialized higher education institutions, namely the Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas and Montanuniversität Leoben, for actively promoting scientific and technical cooperation between #gazprom and OMV.

In 2017, the universities will envisage to launch a dual­degree master's program with aligned curriculum for profession­oriented courses. It is also planned to engage postgraduates and professors of the universities in joint R&D activities within the focus areas of the Program for scientific & technical cooperation and partnership between #gazprom and OMV. 


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