Business breakfast with the Russian Ambassador to Australia, HE Dr Alexey Pavlovsky, took place on 16th June 2021 with support from the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) during the APPEA 2021 Conference and Exhibition in Perth.
Image courtesy of Trevor Collens.
Around 50 guests representing Australian petroleum and mining companies, APPEA, WA Government, universities, business consultants, and media attended the event and engaged in a frank discussion with the Ambassador.
In his address to the participants Dr Pavlovsky commented on the status and prospects of Australia – Russia bilateral relations with particular emphasis on trade, investment, opportunities in the sphere of petroleum and energy.
Dr Pavlovsky also shared his views on what business and cooperation opportunities exist in the environment when various economic sanctions and countermeasures have been imposed by Australian and Russian governments because of disagreements on certain political issues.
Skolkovo Energy Centre and Severstal provided video addresses to the breakfast participants:
Dr Pavlovsky’s address was followed by a Q&A session.
After the event Dr Pavlovsky was interviewed by AFR.