ChelPipe Group, Gazprom Kyrgyzstan Sign Scientific Cooperation Agreement

10 April 2019 (09:08)

UrBC, Chelyabinsk, April 10, 2019. ChelPipe Group and Gazprom Kyrgyzstan signed a scientific and technological cooperation agreement, the Group’s press service reports.

The agreement was signed by ChelPipe Group’s CFO Denis Prikhodko and Gazprom Kyrgyzstan’s Deputy Director-General for Production Issues Alexander Grebenyuk.

The two parties agreed to share their technical data and hold regular meet ups in order to improve their pipe produce. The paper also dwells on the fact that the primary goal behind this scientific and technological cooperation is to reduce the environmental impact of gas transportation process so as to comply with the international steel pipe market’s requirements.

‘ChelPipe Group has worked successfully with customers from the CIS member states in the past: last year, for example, we sold more pipe products on this market than in the previous five years. The agreement is a logical next step in our long-term partnership with Kyrgyzstan,’ Denis Prikhodko says.

The Group has delivered pipes for Bukhara-Tashkent-Bishkek-Almaty Pipeline to Gazprom Kyrgyzstan before; the shipments amounted to around 18,000,000 kg of pipes all in all.

In 2018, the Group’s CIS market sales rose by 50% and reached 224,000,000 kg (including 49,000,000 kg of large-diameter pipes).

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