MOSCOW – Gazprom and Statoil have signed a scientific and technical cooperation agreement that will lead to joint programs and studies, including:
- Geological exploration and development of hydrocarbon fields
- Hydrocarbons production and treatment prior to transportation
- Technologies and equipment for transportation of hydrocarbons
- Environmental protection of northern seas and territories
- Health, safety and environment issues under northern conditions
- Gas processing, project management and corporate governance.
According to the terms of the agreement, the two parties will compile a “Sci-Tech Cooperation Program” which will be open to adjustment every one to three years.
Gazprom and Statoil are partners in Phase I of the Shtokman gas and condensate field development in the Russian sector of the Barents Sea.
Last year, the companies signed a Memorandum of Understanding covering their joint activities in the area of exploration, development, and production of hydrocarbon resources in northern regions.
Gazprom, Statoil combine for far north studies
Gazprom and Statoil have signed a scientific and technical cooperation agreement that will lead to joint programs and studies.