Gazprom International Training B.V. (a company of the Gazprom International Group) held the Safety Leadership Workshop on 15 March 2018 in St. Petersburg as part of the meeting of the Joint Coordinating Committee (JCC) of PJSC Gazprom and Shell. The event was attended by representatives of the top management of both companies, including the co-chairmen of the JCC from the Management Board of PJSC Gazprom and Royal Dutch Shell plc.
The workshop aimed to draw special attention to the assurance of safety at all stages of the companies' activities and the role of leaders in the continuous support of this process.
The workshop's organizers, Director for Training and Development, Robertus Veersma, and Managing Director of Gazprom International Training B.V., Grigory Krotkov, spoke about new trends in the development of a culture of safety and discussed the concept of leadership in this area with participants.
"Gazprom International operates in nearly two dozen countries and we understand how important it is to pay special attention to safety issues in each of our projects, to share our experience with colleagues, including at the highest level", said Grigory Krotkov, Managing Director of Gazprom International Training B.V.
Gazprom International Training B.V. is a specialized training and certification center of Gazprom International located in Amsterdam.
Royal Dutch Shell is a British-Dutch oil and gas concern engaged in production, processing, and marketing of hydrocarbons in more than 90 countries.
PJSC Gazprom and Shell jointly participate in the Sakhalin-2 project, under which the only liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in Russia operates. Sakhalin-2 is operated by Sakhalin Energy Investment Company Ltd. In 2015, Gazprom and Shell signed a memorandum on implementation of a project to construct the third train of the LNG plant, and a strategic cooperation agreement that provides for the possible expansion of the portfolio of joint projects, including the possible exchange of assets.
In June 2016, Gazprom and Shell signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the Baltic LNG project, under which the parties will explore the prospects for cooperation under the project.