From 15 April to 28 April, a delegation of ten specialists from Petrovietnam, one of Gazprom's largest partners in the Asian region, has completed a practical training at the production facilities of the Russian gas concern.
Gazprom International developed the agenda of the event, which is annually held as part of the cooperation agreement on staff training made between Gazprom and Petrovietnam in 2012.
The training included introduction to the activities of Gazprom Energoholding, Gazprom VNIIGAZ, and the joint Russian-Vietnamese company Gazpromviet. At the Moscow branch of Gazprom International, the Vietnamese specialists learned about the accumulated production experience in the implementation of Gazprom's foreign projects. The guests visited several major Moscow combined heat and power plants, where they learned about the operation of steam and steam-and-gas power generating units in different operating modes, and also visited the Mosenergo Museum.
Based on the Unified Staff Training Center of Gazprom Energoholding, the foreign specialists completed a specially prepared course of scientific and practical lectures on the operation of the Gazprom Group's energy facilities. The Vietnamese colleagues acquired practical skills during training on simulators. In addition to the training sessions, the Petrovietnam delegation enjoyed rich cultural program including visiting the famous sights of the Russian capital.
During the visit, the Vietnamese colleagues praised the level of technological equipping of Gazprom's production facilities and the professional training of staff. The guests thanked their Russian counterparts for organizing the training program and expressed hope for further cooperation in staff training.
Petrovietnam is engaged in the exploration, production, processing, transportation, and sale of hydrocarbons.
Gazprom International, in partnership with Petrovietnam, is carrying out exploration activities within blocks No. 111, 112, and 129-132, as well as the production of resources at blocks No. 05-2 and No. 05-3 of the continental shelf of Vietnam. In addition, the company is a part of the joint Vietnamese-Russian project for the production of NGV fuel, PVGAZPROM Natural Gas for Vehicles.
In 2012, Gazprom and Petrovietnam signed a cooperation agreement on staff training. In accordance with the agreement, Petrovietnam specialists will complete training every year in master's and doctorate courses of the Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas, and mutual trainings are organized at the production facilities of the companies.