Rustam Minnikhanov: The Program of developing oil-gas-chemical complex may be corrected
31 January 2011, Monday
Board session of JSC “Tatneftehiminvest-holding” was held in RT Cabinet under chairmanship of RT President Rustam Minnikhanov. Results of activity of RT enterprises of oil-gas-chemical complex in 2010 and objectives for 2011 and a number of perspective projects were discussed at the session.
The state of oil-gas-chemical complex in republic was characterized by stabilization and improvement of financial-economic situation at enterprises. This was said by Director General of JSC “Tatneftehiminvest-holding” Rafinat Yarullin. By his words, increase of production rates was observed almost in all spheres in comparison with 2008. Oil sector has remained the largest source of revenues into republican budget.
Rafinat Yarullin called launch of first stage of oil-refining complex “TANECO” in Nizhenkamsk a significant event in this sphere.
Positive tendencies were marked in tire complex of republic.
Rafinat Yarullin said that one of the main problems existing in the sphere lack of raw materials, which restrains realization of large petrochemical projects in republic.
“Petrochemistry has always been a priority sector in development of Tatarstan economy”, - Rustam Minnikhanov summarized.
Director General of “Vostokneftezavodmontazh” (Ufa) Khalit Bikmukhametov informed about cooperation of enterprises of Bashkortostan Republic and Tatarstan Republic.
President of Tatarstan welcomed such cooperation as far as oil-gas-chemical and engineering complexes of two republics are historically interrelated.
On November 24, speaking at a briefing at the Cabinet of Ministers of the republic, Tatarstan Minister of Transport and Roads Farit Khanifov said that 26 billion roubles will to be allocated for the construction, repair and maintenance of roads in the republic in 2021.
On November 23, Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov together with Governor of Saint Petersburg Aleksander Beglov, First Deputy Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation Mikhail Babich, Prime Minister of the republic Aleksey Pesoshin, Chief of Staff of Tatarstan President’s Office Asgat Safarov and Temporary Governor of the Kazan Diocese of the Tatarstan Metropolis Metropolitan of Yoshkar-Ola and Mari-El Ioannes took part in the interment ceremony of Metropolitan of Kazan and Tatarstan Theophan, who died on November 20 at the age of 74 and was buried on the territory of the Kazan Virgin Monastery.
On November 17, Tatarstan Prime Minister Aleksey Pesoshin and Chief of Staff of Tatarstan President’s Administration Asgat Safarov took part in a video conference held by Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Chernyshenko on the establishment and operation of Region Governance Centres in the constituent entities of Russia.