22 August 2019, 12:31

66 specialists from Ulyanovsk and Khanty-Mansiysk branches of RussNeft, Aganneftegazgeologia, Tomskaya Neft, Varioganneft and Saratovneftegaz took part in the contest. For two days, the oil and gas production operators, process pump operators, electric/gas welders, drivers, dehydrating and desalting units operators, oilfield equipment maintenance men, electrical machinery maintenance and repair men, chemistry lab technicians, instrumentation and automation technicians, and well servicing crews, have been competing for the right to be named the best of the best.

The competition comprised of two rounds was designed to demonstrate both theoretical (there were 30 theoretical assignments for the contestants in the first round) and practical (in the second round) competencies.

All individual competition winners were awarded honorable mentions, commemorative badges with certificates, and cash prizes. The winning team from Saratovneftegaz was given the challenge cup.