Transneft will give sponsorship to the Future Leaders Forum of the World Petroleum Council, which for the first time will take place in St.Petersburg in summer 2019. It is stated in agreement between Public JSC Transneft and Russian National Committee of the WPC.

“Transneft’s involvement in the preparation to Forum will help us to realize this international youth event at a high level of hospitality,” – mentioned Vlada Streletskaya, Director of the Russian National Committee of the World Petroleum Council, after signing the agreement. – In addition, the company has unique knowledge and wide practical experience in pipeline oil and oil products transportation management. I have no doubt that young professionals of oil and gas industry coming to Forum from dozens of countries will find useful and interesting to get acquainted with activities of Transneft, its technologies and projects.”

Public JSC Transneft is the largest pipeline company in the world for oil transportation through trunk pipelines. The company operates 51.6 thousand km of oil trunk pipelines and 16.7 thousand km of oil products pipelines, transports about 83% of oil and 30% of light oil produced in Russia. Transneft’s oil pipelines connect the largest Russian oil fields with plants and foreign markets in Europe and Asia, directly or through sea terminals.

The 6th WPC Youth Forum – Future Leaders Forum is held on June 23 – 28, 2019 in St. Petersburg. It is the most representative and authoritative international platform for professional communication of young oil and gas specialists. The Organizing Committee of the Forum is headed by Minister of Energy of Russia Alexander Novak.