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AKIPRESS.COM - Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Management Committee of Gazprom, and Gulomjon Ibragimov, Deputy Prime Minister of Uzbekistan, Chairman of the Board of Governors of Uzbekneftegaz, signed an Agreement of Strategic Cooperation between Gazprom and Uzbekneftegaz at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2017 on June 2, Gazprom reported.
The document provides for joint efforts in implementation of new Uzbekistan-based projects in such fields as gas infrastructure renovation, construction and operation; hydrocarbon exploration, production, processing and storage; use of compressed and liquefied natural gas for autonomous gasification purposes; and development of the General Scheme for Gas Supply to Uzbekistan.
A working meeting was held between Alexey Miller and Gulomjon Ibragimov. The meeting participants expressed their appreciation for the newly signed Agreement, noting that it would have a strong positive effect on the development of the Uzbek gas industry.