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We are very excited to announce that 2019 marks the USRCC’s 10th anniversary!

The 10th Anniversary will be a year-long celebration commemorating the USRCC’s 10 years of existence. Join us in celebration at our events and support us in continuing our mission!

The 2019 events will feature high caliber speakers, bring together the most influential key business leaders, experts and decision makers, and will provide our members and stakeholders with the perfect educational and networking opportunities. The list of 2019 event is available here.

We are looking forward to another successful year!

The USRCC’s 10th Anniversary Reception

On May 30, 2019, the U.S. – Russia Chamber of Commerce (“USRCC”) hosted its “by invitation only” 10th Anniversary Reception. The celebration took place at the Hilton Americas-Houston, Downtown.

The celebration started with the opening remarks provided by the USRCC Chairman of the Board, Andrew Pidgirsky, who thanked the USRCC members, partners and stakeholders for their support and briefly described the USRCC’s achievements over the last decade.

Opening remarks were followed by the speech made by Mr. Piotr Galitzine, Chairman and CEO, TMK IPSCO/President, U.S. – Russia Chamber of Commerce, who congratulated the USRCC on the 10th anniversary and emphasized the important role the USRCC plays in the development of the U.S. – Russia business relations.

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TMK IPSCO – Patron of the USRCC’s 10th Anniversary Reception

We are pleased to announce that the USRCC 10th Anniversary celebration is sponsored by one of our strongest members – TMK IPSCO.

In 2019 the USRCC has cleared a milestone in its history and is celebrating its 10th anniversary! As we celebrate 10 years of excellence we look back proudly at all the work we have done due to the exceptional support of our members, partners, and stakeholders. Over a decade of its activity, the USRCC achieved a number of significant results.
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RNG Gaz and Sakhatransneftegaz sign agreement on developing Ulugursky block

On 9 April, during the meeting held as part of the Arctic Forum in Saint Petersburg, RNG Gaz (RNG Group of companies) and Sakhatransneftegaz signed an agreement of intent on cooperation in exploring the Ulugursky licence area. The agreement was signed in the presence of Aisen Nikolaev, Head of the Sakha Republic (Yakutia).

To implement the project, RNG Gaz intends to raise funding of about RUB 2.5 bln that will be used to carry out exploration works. RNG Gaz specialists will conduct geochemical and seismic exploration, as well as exploratory drilling of two wells within the subsoil block.
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USRCC New Member Spotlight: Welcome our newest member – WEATHERFORD!

Weatherford is one of the largest multinational oilfield service companies providing innovative solutions, technology, and services to the oil and gas industry. The Company operates in more than 80 countries and has a network of approximately 700 locations, including manufacturing, service, research and development, and training facilities and employs approximately 26,500 people.

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USRCC New Member Spotlight: Welcome our newest member – GTC TECHNOLOGY!

GTC Technology, headquartered in Houston, is a global licensor of process technologies, offering engineering services, process equipment solutions, chemicals and catalysts to the chemical, petrochemical, refining and gas processing markets. GTC’s technologies, coupled with extensive experience in maximizing distillation hardware performance, offer unique solutions to address difficult design and operating problems, from benzene management and sulfur reduction to boosting octane.

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USRCC New Member Spotlight: Welcome our newest member – TURKISH AIRLINES!

Turkish Airlines is the national flag carrier airline of Turkey operating scheduled services to 304 destinations in Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas, making it the largest carrier in the world by a number of passenger destinations. Turkish Airlines operates to nine cities in the U.S. including Houston, TX.

Turkish Airlines Corporate Club – an exclusive program for Turkish Airlines’ corporate customers. Benefit from special discounts, flexibility, with no commitments and no fees to join.
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USRCC New Member Spotlight: Welcome our newest member – TAM INTERNATIONAL!

TAM is an independent oilfield services company providing inflatable packers, swellable packers, and associated downhole products and services to the oil and gas industry. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, TAM provides technical support, products, and services from offices in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Latin America, Asia Pacific, Africa, and Russia. We manufacture products in Houston, Texas; Calgary, Canada; and Obninsk, Russia. Our regional offices are located in Calgary, Canada; Aberdeen, Scotland; Perth, Australia; Bogota, Colombia; and Dubai, UAE.

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USRCC New Member Spotlight: Welcome our newest member – Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP!

In 1979, seven lawyers from a premier Los Angeles firm founded Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP in order to realize their vision of a high-achieving law firm culture comprised of diverse individuals focused on client service. Less than 40 years later, that dream has been reached as Lewis Brisbois has become the ninth largest law firm in the country, with more than 1,300 attorneys in 44 offices in 26 states.

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USRCC New Member Spotlight: Welcome our newest member – ELEMENT!

ELEMENT is an independent, privately owned group of companies active in trading and blending of physical oil and refined oil products as well as in the acquisition, development and operation of US and European oil storage, logistics and refining assets. ELEMENT creates trading, logistics and financial solutions for its international customer base and targets niche markets to capture opportunities with healthy physical trading margins across the barrel.

The company’s Board of Directors consists of senior people with strategic vision, a diversified global network and a breadth of experience in trading and finance.
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