On September 25, 2018 Schlumberger has officially launched a new advanced plant for the production of components for electric submersible pump installations in the Lipetsk Special Economic Zone. The opening ceremony was attended by the following officials: Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation Alexey Besprozvannykh, head of the Lipetsk Region Oleg Korolev, Director General of SEZ PPT Lipetsk Ivan Koshelev and representatives of operator companies. The opening ceremony was attended by Sherif Shokhdi, President of the Mechanized Mining Division Gökhan Saig, President of Schlumberger in Russia and Central Asia Anatoly Markov, Vice-President of the Mechanized Mining Division in Russia and Central Asia, Director General of REDALIT Schlumberger Dmitriy Nazarenko.
French company Schlumberger plans to open a plant for the production of components for electric pumps in special economic zone (SEZ) Lipetsk in autumn. Investments in the project amounted to about 4 billion rubles, Alexander Borisov, the company’s vice-president for cooperation with public authorities, told TASS.
A new production line is launched at the plant of the Belgian Bekaert producing metal cord and steel fiber in the territory of the special economic zone (SEZ) in Lipetsk. Oleg Korolev, the head of the region, informed TASS about it following the business meeting with Jean-Arthur Regibeau, the Belgium Ambassador in Russia.
German Seed Alliance opened a large seed production and selection center in the village of Otskochnoe, Khlevensky district. The agricultural enterprise has the most up-to-date high-tech equipment. In Otskochnoe, they will engage in selection, zoning and production of elite cereal seeds adapted to Russian climatic conditions. It is planned that they will be sold not only in the Central Black Soil Region, but also throughout the country. Investments in the project are about 700 million rubles.
Austrian company Doka GmbH has begun the construction of a factory for the production of formwork - auxiliary structure used in construction to give certain parameters to monolithic structures.
Belaya Dacha group of companies, together with Lamb Weston Meijer international agricultural holding opened a factory for the production of French fries in Lipetsk. This is stated in the message received by RBC from the Russian McDonald's which will be the main buyer of the products of this enterprise.
The new potato processing plant will be the first site for the production of French fries in Russia. The volume of investments in the project amounted to about 8.7 billion rubles. The company has created 218 new jobs. It is planned that the plant will reach full capacity (processing 200 thousand tons of potatoes per year) by the end of 2019. The plant will completely cover the need for importing French fries to Russia, the Company notes.