Qatar University’s (QU) Gas Processing Center (GPC) signed a framework agreement with Rosneft’s International Center for Research and Development, MENAFN reported.

In light of the agreement, GPC and Rosneft will share their oil and gas expertise, know-how, and technology designs through research activities and training programs.

Both parties will work together to develop effective research projects with international organizations and research centers to evaluate current studies and provide consultations to the oil and gas industry.

The agreement was signed by Dean of QU’s College of Engineering (CENG), Khalid Kamal Naji, and Director General of Rosneft International Center for Research and Development QSTP, Dr Murad Bagliev, in the presence of Russian ambassador Nurmakhmad Kholov, CENG deans, GPC Director, and a number of representatives from QU and Rosneft.

According to Naji, “The GPC represents the cornerstone of the college’s research activities in the oil and gas sector and we will continue our commitment to invest in research and training programs at the GPC to promote Qatar National Vision 2030 in sustainable development in the oil and gas industry.”

On the other hand, Bagliev said, “The results of the joint work will give an impetus to the development and integration of modern scientific and technical solutions and exchange of knowledge for the benefit of Qatar and Russia.”