Members of the 64th Russian Antarctic expedition have returned to Saint-Petersburg. “Forpost” found out what mysteries are hidden under the ice of Antarctica, is there an alien base, and what is the purpose for the scientific experiments conducted at the intercontinental polar station “Vostok”.
Leonid Weisberg, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Research and Engineering Corporation "Mekhanobr-Tekhnika" and also the Member of the Academy of Sciences, underlined the importance of inclusion of "The Journal of the Mining Institute" in the international database Scopus. Leonid Weisberg also gave his comments and provided his opinion on what it means for the scientific community.
This year oil producer Rosneft has increased volumes of production drilling by 4.5%. As global experts say, Russian oil and gas companies will be forced to increase production volumes even further. As a reason they cite that most of the fields are running out of oil, which means that new reserves are to be developed.
Five post-graduate students from Saint-Petersburg Mining University were awarded with prizes for steel industry participants at Saarland in Germany.
PhosAgro CEO Andrey Guryev noted that the cooperation between Orica and PhosAgro is a very good example of direct investment by foreign corporations in Russia and the kind of partnership that Russian and foreign companies can achieve: