Moscow. 27 October. INTERFAX – The Russian President, Dmitry Medvedev, has revealed that Russia and Vietnam intend to continue joint exploration for hydrocarbons, including in third countries.
“We intend jointly to continue exploration for hydrocarbons, not only in Vietnam and Russia, but also in other countries. The President (the president of Vietnam, Nguyen Min Chet – Interfax) and I spoke about this today, and the agreements just signed between Zarubezhneft, Gazprom, Zarubezhneftegaz and the Petrovietnam corporation were oriented towards this”, said Mr. Medvedev at Monday’s press conference in the Kremlin.
He noted that the joint plans of the two countries include the building of new energy facilities and the modernisation of existing amenities in Vietnam.
Mr. Medvedev emphasised that regarding collaboration in the area of fuel and energy resources – “it is this development which has already brought 175 million tonnes of oil and has supplemented Russian revenue by more than $7 billion dollars.”
“This is a good result, and we hope to continue collaborating in this area with our Vietnamese colleagues”, said the head of the government.
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