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CJSC Stroytransgaz and Gazprom Transgaz Yugorsk Will Cooperate in the Field of New Technologies

September 23, 2013

CJSC Stroytransgaz and LLC Gazprom transgaz Yugorsk signed the cooperation agreement in the field of new developments and technologies of trunk gas pipelines repair.

CJSC Stroytransgaz will analyze the possibility to create a new industrial training center in Yugorsk – for training and retraining of profile experts, and also to develop new welding technologies and methods of trunk pipelines repair.

Besides, the companies agreed to establish pipes repairing and insulating base.

Technical solutions for the repairing base are planned to be approved until the end of 2013. In the same period the final decision on creation of new training center is expected. If approved, the project will begin in the first half of 2014. All employees of CJSC Stroytransgaz as well as employees of other companies including Gazprom enterprises and contract organizations will be trained there.

In the nearest future Gazprom Transgaz Yugorsk is planning to provide CJSC Stroytransgaz data on requirements for training and certification of welders.

“CJSC Stroytransgaz was the first company in Russia to open two large industrial training centers in Smolensk and Tomsk areas, from the very beginning we planned to set up new training centers in in other Russian regions which are of a strategic importance in terms of hydrocarbons production and transportation,” Anton Rae, CJSC Stroytransgaz CEO notes. “We are sure that cooperation with Gazprom transgaz Yugorsk will contribute to the implementation of the strategy, which in turn will positively impact on the development of the Oil & Gas industry as a whole.”

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CJSC Stroytransgaz is one of Russia’s leading construction companies that provides Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Maintenance services related to large-scale infrastructure projects in the global oil and gas industry. The company has been part of such projects as ESPO, BPS-2, the Bovanenkovo-Ukhta pipeline, and the Southern Corridor. For more information, visit

CJSC Stroytransgaz has a license for operating educational and certification centers that are capable of training up to 4 000 experts a year in 38 working specialties.

The centers also run tests, evaluation and subsequent staff training on technologies, processes, and the equipment or materials developed by the specialists of CJSC Stroytransgaz or required by the customer's specific projects.

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