Gazprom and Shell sign global cooperation protocol

Alexey Miller, chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, together with Peter Voser, chief executive of Royal Dutch Shell, signed a protocol on strategic global cooperation, establishing basic guidelines for the companies’ broader collaboration.

Opportunities the energy companies will consider include: further development of bilateral cooperation in exploration and production of hydrocarbons in western Siberia and the far east of Russia; cooperation in the downstream oil products business in Russia and Europe; and Gazprom participation in Shell upstream projects outside of Russia.