The meeting of the Youth Council of the Oil and Gas Industry was held in St. Petersburg
On October 5, 2017 as part of the 7th St. Petersburg International Gas Forum (the Russian Energy Week 2017), the meeting of the Youth Council of the Oil and Gas Industry under the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation was held in St. Petersburg, Russia.
The meeting was opened by welcome remarks made by the Director of the Department of Civil Service and Training Mobilization at the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation Vladimir Smirnov and the Chair of the Council of Oil and Gas Industry Veterans under the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation Gennady Shmal.
Vladimir Smirnov noted that the Ministry has organized tremendous work on socially-oriented activities that contribute to preserving the historical continuity of the oil and gas industry – the Council of Veterans and the Youth Council have been established. The Youth Council is an effective tool for young people, with the help of which it becomes possible to build cooperation between students of higher academic institutions, young specialists and scientists, enterprises, organizations, youth public associations and public authorities, develop proposals and implement activities supporting the industry youth, contribute to development of the potential of the oil and gas industry personnel of our country.
During the meeting participants summed up the results of the events held by the Youth Council in 2017, including the 1st all-Russian intellectual game among the youth engaged in the oil and gas industry “Oil Owl”, the 1st all-Russian photo contest for the fuel and energy complex “Energy of Modern Russia”, creation of a database of promising research, development and engineering solutions, volunteer clean-ups with participation of the youth engaged in the oil and gas industry. In addition, participants discussed a number of regulatory documents of the Youth Council. Draft provisions and concepts for the implementation of activities within the Youth Council Plan 2018 were reviewed.
The final meeting of the Youth Council will be held in December 2017 at the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation where the outcomes of the work made by the Youth Council in the current year will be evaluated and the work plan for 2018 will be approved.