Gazprom and Schneider Electric Sign Partnership Agreement

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Gazprom and Schneider Electric SE have signed an agreement on a scientific and technical cooperation and partnership programme from 2017 to 2019, according to Gazprom.

Under the programme, the parties will work together to increase their cooperation in the following fields: the development and implementation of “smart” technologies in the production, transportation and processing of hydrocarbons; the use of the industrial Internet of Things in the gas business; energy efficiency, energy conservation and the use of alternative energy sources; the management of innovation, scientific and technical activities; and personnel management and training based on the latest achievements in the field of industrial training systems.

Schneider Electric SE is the world’s leading developer and provider of comprehensive energy-efficient solutions for the energy industry, industrial enterprises, and civil and residential construction, as well as data centres. The company operates in more than 100 countries worldwide.