05/23/2014

Russia: Rosneft and Galileo expand cooperation in the field of use of gas as motor fuel

Rosneft President, Chairman of the Management Board Igor Sechin and CEO of GNC Galileo S.A. Osvaldo del Campo signed an agreement of cooperation aimed at the expansion of use of gas as motor fuel in Russia.

Osvaldo del Campo (left) e Igor Sechin (right)

Osvaldo del Campo (left) e Igor Sechin (right) after the signature of the agreement between Galileo and Rosneft.

The document envisages the organization of cooperation between the companies aimed at the extension of use of natural gas as motor fuel in Russia, which will allow boosting the economical efficiency and energy security of the transport network of Russia. Moreover the implementation of the agreement will ease the negative impact on the environment.

Commenting on the signing Igor Sechin said: “The agreement with one of the world leaders in CNG and LNG technology is an important landmark in the context of the realization of the orders of the President and the Government of the Russian Federation. Moreover the agreement will allow Rosneft to strengthen its share on the Russian CNG and LNG market by expanding the geography of operations and providing a whole new service level to its customers”.

“We are pleased to place our 30 years’ technological experience at Rosneft’s service to profit from the abundant natural gas resources in Russia, and bring a cheaper and environmentally friendly fuel to consumers. The purpose of our gas compressors, liquefaction systems, dispensers, virtual pipelines and customized solutions is to accompany consumers on their shift to a more sustainable future”, added Osvaldo del Campo.

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