The 6th WPC Youth Forum received considerable support from Gazprom Neft company. Under the terms of the agreement signed by the company with the Russian National Committee of the WPC, Gazprom Neft earned the official status of the forum’s Innovation Partner.

“Gazprom Neft holds leading positions in the Russian oil and gas industry, successfully develops and implements innovative solutions. This is especially important for us, because future technologies, scientific and technical creativity are topics that are particularly relevant for the young professionals participating in the WPC Youth Forum”, – said Vlada Streletskaya, Director of the Russian National Committee of the WPC and Secretary of the Organising Committee of the Forum, after the signing of the agreement.

“We are very glad that Gazprom Neft is ready to share its experience and decided to support the Forum. I would like to emphasise the company’s contribution to the creation of a mobile application that will help participants be aware of the latest updates of the programme in real time,” Vlada Streletskaya continued.

Gazprom Neft is one of the largest oil and gas companies in Russia and the industry leader in terms of efficiency. The company operates in major Russian oil and gas regions and also produces hydrocarbons outside of Russia – in Iraq, Venezuela, and other countries.

Gazprom Neft implements a large-scale programme of technological and environmental modernisation of its refineries aimed at improving the efficiency and safety of oil refining. In solving production tasks, the company relies on technological development, introduces the most advanced solutions to achieve strategic goals.

The 6th WPC Youth Forum – Future Leaders Forum will be held on June 23 – 28, 2019 in St. Petersburg. This is the most prestigious and representative platform for professional communication of young specialists in the oil and gas industry of the planet. It is expected that around 1200 delegates and guests from dozens of countries will take part in the Forum. Russian and foreign leaders of the industry and leading energy companies, well-known scientists and experts will come to the Forum to meet with young specialists. The Organising Committee of the Future Leaders Forum is headed by the Minister of Energy of Russia Alexander Novak.