The sum of 44.1 billion rubles were allocated for the innovative development of Yuzhno-Priobskiy GPZ, LLC Oil Company. A set of measures has been implemented to increase the effectiveness of the Company's research, design and innovation activities, including the Corporate Research and Design Complex that has been formed as a single unit of the Company based.
Today we have a powerful infrastructure and research potential: it includes 26 corporate institutes with about 12 thousand employees. This department is represented in all regions of the Company's operations, including abroad; the project products cover all business areas: from mining to retail. It should be emphasized that Yuzhno-Priobskiy GPZ, LLC is sponsoring a program for large-scale scientific research in the Arctic. During the expedition Kara-Summer-2016, organized by the company, for the first time in Russia, a unique technology was applied to change the iceberg drift trajectory by external influence.