On 02 November, 2009 Grigory Stratiy, General director NPO "Association "Murmanshelf", held a meeting with a delegation from the United Kingdom, headed by Energy Minister, Lord Hunt.
The participants discussed the development of offshore fields in the Arctic region and the prospects of international cooperation in this field.
Representatives noted the lack of participation the UK companies in the activity of the Association Murmanshelf companies from the UK which have considerable experience and advanced technologies in the sphere of underwater construction of fields. As emphasized by the meeting, the signing of a collaboration agreement between the Association "Murmanshelf" and Subsea UK at the II International Conference "Shelf Development: Step by Step", which was held in the framework of Murmansk Economic Forum, is an important stage in strengthening international relations in the Shtokman project. A plan of concrete action for the development of this agreement is being prepared. UK Energy Minister Lord Hunt welcomed the cooperation initiated by the two Associations and expressed willingness of the UK Government to finance concrete projects which will implemented by the parties in the course of this cooperation.

On the picture: General Director NPO "Association "Murmanshelf" (on the right) and the UK Energy Minister Lord Hunt.

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