Putin welcomed the participants of the conference «Oil and gas of Sakhalin»

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Nikolskiye in Photobacterium of the Russian Federation Vladimir PutinPutin welcomed the participants of the conference «Oil and gas of Sakhalin»© RIA Novosti / Alexei Nikolskiye the image Bank

Russian President Vladimir Putin greeted the participants, organizers and guests of the XXII International conference «Oil and gas of Sakhalin,» noting the key role of the enterprise «Sakhalinneft» in oil production, the press service of the Kremlin on Tuesday.

«I greet you on the occasion of the opening of the XXII International conference «Oil and gas of Sakhalin». This meeting takes place in the year of the 90th anniversary of the founding of the company «Sakhalinneft», marked the beginning of industrial oil extraction in this region,» — said in greeting.

According to the head of the Russian state, the Sakhalin region is considered to be one of the key oil and gas regions of Russia, there develops promising deposits of hydrocarbons, including offshore, it created the modern infrastructure for production and transportation, has been successfully developing international cooperation.

The President noted the importance of traditional conferences to discuss issues related to efficient implementation of major oil and gas projects in Sakhalin and the far East. The conference annually brings together leaders of the energy and transport companies, leading scientists and experts from different countries, and serve as a credible and popular platform for interested professional communication.

«I am sure that the forum you will be able to exchange practical experiences, to plan for the future, offer new approaches to solving urgent issues for the industry», — said Putin.