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The world's third-largest oilfield services company Baker Hughes expressed interest in the Tyumen region in 2006. The foundry OAO "Tyumen engine builders," was chosen as the production site. Reconstruction of the building was carried out for 23 months. Investment in the first phase of the project amounted to 2 billion rubles.

Company executives highlighted the potential of the local labor market, as well as the support of local authorities.

Alasdair Shiah, president of Baker Hughes Russia and the Caspian:. "We chose the Tyumen region for many reasons A detailed study of markets helped to understand where it is expedient to locate production We are also looking for a place with affordable raw material for the production of our products had to be evaluated and human resources.. for future production, and it was definitely one of the biggest advantages of Tyumen -. the level of experts, which we could hire and train a lot of support have given us and the local authorities they want investment and they try their best to make it easier for investors entrance to the region a lot of people helped us.. to cope with the formalities and documents. "

Consumers of products are oil companies operating in Western Siberia, the Far East, the south of Russia, the Volga region. Training center on the basis of enterprise trains specialists from Russia, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan.

"Russia is the largest supplier of oil to Europe and is gradually increasing its presence in the Asia-Pacific region, so the opening of Baker Hughes Company in Tyumen - a pattern due to market trends. The objective of the enterprise - to provide the demand for the service equipment of oil companies operating in the region. However, in the future we plan to expand the supply of and outside of Russia, "- added Mr. Shiah.