The message reads, in part:
“Russia’s oil and gas sector’s history is all about the courage and bravery of the industry’s pioneers, innovative spirit and breakthrough scientific and technological discoveries. It is about the record-setting production results and the achievements of generations of geologists, builders, drillers, transporters, engineers and other specialists. You can all be deservedly proud of these outstanding professional traditions, of belonging to this strong and united team, and of the huge part that this sector plays in Russia’s social and economic development and in realising its immense industrial and export potential.
I am sure that, using this built-up experience and a responsible attitude towards their work, the sector’s professionals will continue to carry out their tasks in worthy fashion for the benefit of Russia and its people.”