Signing of Russo-Norwegian cooperation agreement

11.08.2008
At Wednesday 6 August the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) and the Russian Federal Agency of Mineral Resources (Rosnedra), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).

The MoU includes cooperation in the field of geology and geophysics in the high north and is vested on the Energy Dialogue agreement from 2005, between Norwegian Prime Minister and the Russian Federation President.

For planning, organization and coordination of cooperation activities it is established a steering committee - Geo Forum, between the two parties.

The signing was made by Bente Nyland, Director General NPD and Anatoly Ledovskikh, Director General Rosnedra, in connection with the 33rd International Geological Congress 2008 at Lillestrøm.