Rector Viktor Martynov attended the fifth Russia-China Energy Business Forum
On 19–20 October 2023, Professor Viktor Martynov, Rector of Gubkin University, attended the fifth Russia-China Energy Business Forum held in Beijing, China.
Co-organized by PJSC NK Rosneft and the China National Petroleum Corporation, the forum was held under the auspices of the Commission under the President of the Russian Federation for the Strategic Development of the Fuel and Energy Sector and Environmental Safety and the State Energy Administration of the People's Republic of China. Its program included round tables, discussions aimed at strengthening Russia-China cooperation in the field of energy, business tours to industrial enterprises, etc.
During the mission, Professor Viktor Martynov made also a visit to China University of Petroleum (Beijing) which is celebrating the 70th anniversary in 2023. Gubkin University and China University of Petroleum (Beijing) have a long-term partnership: it was Gubkin University that stood at the origins of the establishment of China University of Petroleum in 1953.
Rector Viktor Martynov noted that China University of Petroleum is a leading higher education institution in training specialists for the oil industry and petrochemicals in the country – it is called the “cradle of oil workers” and the achievements of its faculty, staff and students are highly appreciated at the state level.
“We are proud that Dr. Zhang Wei, our graduate, Honorary Doctor of Gubkin University, had been the rector of China University of Petroleum for many years”, noted Viktor Martynov.
To develop closer energy ties, Gubkin University and China University of Petroleum (Beijing) signed a cooperation agreement.