Wednesday, March 25, 2009
Gazprom, Japan’s energy agency signed an agreement on scientific and technical cooperation
MOSCOW, March 25, 2009 (Itar-Tass) - Russia’s Gazprom and Japan’s Agency for Natural Resources and Energy have signed an agreement on scientific and technical cooperation, the gas major’s press service said after the talks between Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller and the Japanese agency’s chief, Toru Ishida. The partners discussed the work of the joint coordinating committee, in particular the feasibility study of the project to create a gas processing plant on the basis of the Sobinsky oil and gas condensate field in the Krasnoyarsk Territory. Gazprom and Japan’s agency signed the framework agreement on cooperation in 2005, PRIME-TASS reports. To implement the agreement they set up a coordinating committee, which gathered for its first meeting in Japan in December 2008.Then the parties signed an agreement on the Sobinsky oil and gas condensate field.