Global energy products demand continues to grow. To maintain the level of oil and gas production, it is necessary, first of all, to replenish their reserves. Denis Khramov, First Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation, spoke about the technologies and equipment provided to Russian exploration geologists, how much companies and the state spend on geological exploration, and what measures are taken by ministries and departments working in that sector.
Digitalisation has become one of the main trends in development of the society that is standing at the threshold of the sixth techno-economic paradigm. Enterprises of the fuel and energy sector tend to become highly engaged in implementing digital solutions in their production processes and thus are on the cutting edge of the technological know-how. Mikhail Nasibulin, Head of Digital Economy Projects Department of the Ministry for Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation, has told us how enterprises of the fuel and energy sector are being digitalised.