The topic was raised at a seminar organized by OSCE with the participation of two Russian experts.
On July 27 and 28, in the capital of Turkmenistan, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe held a virtual seminar on the protection of oil and gas infrastructure from natural or human-made hazards. Experts from Russia took part in the event. It was reported by the press office of the OSCE.
The Turkmen side was represented by employees of the Main Directorate of Civil Defense and Rescue Operations of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the Ministry of Health, the State Energy Institute, as well as representatives of law enforcement and oil departments.
Two international experts from the Russian Federation shared their experience in ensuring cybersecurity, and also explained the technology of creating a unified information space in the relevant direction. Particular attention was paid to «smart» technologies, adequate measures of response to emergencies in the oil and gas sector.
William Leaf, Officer-in-Charge of the OSCE Centre, said that this seminar is primarily aimed at supporting the government of Turkmenistan in ensuring environmental safety.
The event was organized within the second phase of the OSCE project on strengthening the environmental protection system and ensuring energy security in the Central Asian country.