During the talks in a one-on-one format and in an expanded composition of delegations, the parties discussed issues of expanding trade and economic cooperation between Turkmenistan and Tatarstan in a number of areas, including in the oil and gas sector.
As Berdimuhamedov emphasized, Turkmenistan, being one of the world's largest producers of hydrocarbons, standed for the establishment of broad international cooperation in the field of energy.
Increase in oil and gas production, improvement in product quality, raise in volumes and diversification of energy supplies to world markets were the priority areas of our country's energy policy.
Turkmen President noted the established fruitful contacts between Tatneft and KER-Holding and the State Concerns Turkmennebit and Turkmengas in the fields of oil production and refining, construction and modernization of energy facilities.
During the negotiations, it was noted that active cooperation was developing through TATNEFT.
In particular, the company have had a contract for the provision of enhanced oil recovery services at the fields operated by Turkmennebit.
Rustam Minnikhanov concluded:
- We are ready to be present and work further in all areas
In January 2021, the production for the repair of used tubing was launched at the Tatneft branch in Turkmenistan, the press service of Tatarstan reports.
«MC» KER-Holding in 2009 opened its branch in Turkmenistan.
The company cooperates with Turkmennebit and Turkmengas, with which it currently has 2 valid contracts in terms of the energy and oil production markets.
Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov noted:
- We have very big intentions to expand cooperation through KAMAZ
Today the fleet of KAMAZ vehicles totals more than 9 000 units.
At the moment, there is a contract for the supply of 1,982 units of equipment to Turkmenistan in 2019-2021.
At the end of 2020, the volume of trade between the parties amounted to $107 million.
The main exports from Tatarstan are land vehicles, rubber, equipment and mechanical devices.
In turn, mainly plastics and plastic products, etc. were supplied to Tatarstan.