Monday, June 23, 2008

Vietnam announces co-op with Romania in oil and gas

NA Chairman seeks effective co-operation with Romania in oil and gas
12:10' 22/06/2008 (GMT+7)

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnamese National Assembly Chairman, Nguyen Phu Trong, has said Vietnam wishes to further co-operation with Romania in the oil and gas industry.

The Chairman on June 20 made a visit to Petroconsult, a prestigious consulting company in the oil and gas industry in Romania .

The Vietnamese leader lauded the company’s support to Vietnam’s fledgling oil and gas industry and said Vietnam needs more help from Petroconsult in consulting, training personnel, oil refinery and petrochemistry.

Petroconsult Executive Manager Mircea Laba said during its six-year co-operation with the Vietnam Oil and Gas Corporation (PetroVietnam), the company has joined in consultancy and training workers for the Dung Quat oil refinery complex and the Phu My gas-electricity-fertiliser plan.

The manager affirmed that Petroconsult is eager to expand its ties with PetroVietnam and take part in other refinery projects in Vietnam.

The same day, Chairman Trong received leaders of the Romania-Vietnam friendship association and the Romania-Vietnam mutual friendship association.

The leaders of the Romanian friendship associations promised to work hard to accelerate the economic, trade, cultural co-operation between the two countries.

Chairman Trong also met with Paul Niculescu Mizil, a Romanian statesman who took part in many activities to support Vietnam's struggle for national independence and was author of a book on the US-Vietnam war.

In the afternoon, Chairman Trong and his entourage left Bucharest to Bulgaria , their third leg of a fortnight trip to four European countries.

(Source: VNA)