Shell Oil Company suggests to elaborate strategy of technological development of oil and gas sphere
ASTANA. December 4. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ The Shell Oil Company is suggesting Kazakhstan to elaborate the strategy of technological development of the oil and gas sphere. Executive Director Exploration & Production and a Managing Director of Royal Dutch Shell plc Malcolm Brinded said it at the 22nd plenary session of the Foreign Investors' Council under the Kazakh President. According to M.Brinded, at the beginning it is necessary to the Kazakh Government to make the site plan on definition of the priority oblasts of technological development. He proposed to use the company's work experience with the Norwegian Government. According to him, this experience takes into account different approaches in the field of scientific-research potential development in Kazakhstan. "We think that such approach will help develop the mechanism on support of investments to the scientific-research sphere of Kazakhstan oil and gas sector", M.Brinded noted. In his opinion, investing into scientific-research and development work directed to implementation of the Kazakh oil and gas projects will help to fulfill innovation potential of the country, and add value to its energy resources. As the Shell representative noted, the Norwegian Government tuned up close relations between the national and international oil companies for creation of the corresponding capacities and technologies transfer.