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Petrovietnam solemnly holds 40th anniversary of Establishment (3rd September 1975 – 3rd September 2015) and 4th Patriot Emulation Congress

On 29th August 2015 morning in Hanoi, Petrovietnam solemnly held 40th anniversary of its establishment (3rd September 1975 - 3rd September 2015) and 4th Patriotic Emulation Congress.

On this important occasion, the highest-ranking leaders of the Party, State, National Assembly and the Government have sent flowers to congratulate Petrovietnamstaffs.

Attending the anniversary were Mr. Uong Chu Luu, member of the Party Central Committee, Deputy Chairman of the National Assembly; Mr. Pham Binh Minh, member of the Party Central Committee, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs; Mr. Vu Huy Hoang, member of the Party Central Committee, Minister of Industry and Trade; leaders of ministries, socio-political organizations at the central level, leaders of some provinces and cities, and the embassies of some countries having close cooperation with the oil and gas industry.

PetrovietnamN was represented by Mr. Nguyen Quoc Khanh, Deputy Secretary of the Party, Acting Chairman of the Board of Directors, President & CEO; members of the Board of Directors, Executive Management Board; leaders of socio-political-professional organizations; leaders of the member units; senior leaders and nearly 1,000 people representing for more than 60 thousand employees of Petrovietnam.

Mr. Uong Chu Luu, member of the Party Central Committee, Deputy Chairman of the National Assembly
gave congratulation speech and instructed specific tasks to Petrovietnam

On behalf of Petrovietnam, Mr. Nguyen Quoc Khanh summarized the achievement of 40-year development and the patriotic emulation movement of the Group in the period of 2010 - 2015. With the special attention and guidance of the Party and the State, over 40 years of construction and development, Petrovietnam’sworkers of different generations have made effort to overcome challenges, fulfill the assigned tasks, build and develop the oil and gas industry of Vietnam synchronously from exploration, production to petrochemical refining, gas industry, power industry and high quality oil and gas services. The Group has made significant progress and contribution to the industrialization and modernization of the country; ensured national energy security; provided major contribution to the State budget and the socio-economic development; taken the lead in expanding international economic integration, effectively participated in protecting the sovereignty, sovereign and jurisdiction rights of Vietnam on the East Sea and played important role in implementing Vietnam's marine strategy. The oil and gas industry has built up highly-qualified, basically-trained, dynamic, creative employees and officers who can meet the assigned tasks.

Mr. Nguyen Quoc Khanh reported the achievement of 40-year development of Petrovietnam

Petrovietnamteams and individuals have always been recognized by the Party, the State and people for their contribution to the country and awarded such honors as: Gold Star Medal for 02 teams; HoChi Minh Medal for 02 teams; 01 Ho Chi Minh Prize in science and technology; the title of Labour Hero for 08 teams and 05 individuals; 08 Independence Medals of different grades; 01 Military Medal; 03 Fatherland Defence Medals. Many units and individuals of the Group were awarded medals, certificates of merit of all kinds.

Commending 16 most typical teams that lead the patriotic emulation movement
during the past 5 years and 40 typical excellent individuals

It is the patriotic emulation movement that makes great achievement of Petrovietnamduring the past time. The 4th patriotic emulation congress is an opportunity to summarize the patriotic emulation movement in 2010-2015. This is the period of significant progress of the Group throughout 40 years of development. The emulation movements launched widespread with various forms in all works, factories domestically and abroad have brought practical results with over 2,600 initiaves of technical innovation, manufacturing rationalization and benefited the Group hundreds of millions of dollars and thousands of billion dongs... They also promote completing investment projects on schedule with safety, quality and efficiency.

To recognize and honor the tireless dedication of those who explore fire and resources to enrich the country, for the cause of building and defending the socialist republic of Vietnam and because of the aspiration for national resilience; in each stage and event of emulation, the Group has always had timely and worthy summary and honor with various forms such as typical petroleum entrepreneur, typical petroleum worker, the team that fulfill the tasks ahead of schedule... especially, in this patriotic emulation congress, the Group has commended 16 most typical teams leading the patriotic emulation movement during the past five years; 40 typical excellent individuals representing 40 years of  development and 54 typical advanced individuals representing 54 years of tradition of Petrovietnam.

Prof. Dr. Ho Sy Thoang, former President & CEO of Petrovietnamexpresses his belief that
today’s petroleum workers will promote glorious tradition of the industry for new achievement

On behalf of Petrovietnam leaders, Mr. Nguyen Quoc Khanh expresses the most sincere gratitude to those who have shared difficulties with the oil and gas industry along the way of development.He thanks the Party, the State, ministries, departments, branches, central associations, provinces, cities, people and soldiers over the country, international friends for supporting Petrovietnamto overcome obstacles so that the Group develops as today. He stresses today’s petroleum workers are proud to look back every difficult but glorious journey and always remember that, to achieve the success, in addition to the tireless effort, solidarity of generations of petroleum workers; the Party, the State and people have always created the best conditions, including tolerance and generosity to PetrovietnamN. The petroleum workers promised to the Party and people to continue striving and constantly improve professional skills, cultivate morality and lifestyle to contribute to the successful implementation of Strategic Orientation for Development of Vietnam Oil and Gas Industry by 2025 and vision to 2035 according to the Resolution of the Political Bureau, to provide much more significant contribution to the cause of building and defending the Fatherland, so that Vietnam is more and more  prosperous and developed, alongside the powerful countries in the world as President Ho Chi Minh wished.

Interviewing Mr. Dinh Chi Danh, excellent typical example, Engineer in charge of Technical Management
for the Operation Workshop of Nhon Trach Petroleum Power Company at the meeting hall

Speaking at the ceremony on behalf of the Party and the State leaders, Mr. Uong Chu Luu, member of the Party Central Committee, Vice Chairman of the National Assembly conveyed his best regards and wishes to Petrovietnamleaders, officers, employees and workers. He emphasized that over the past 40 years, since the establishment on 3rd September 1975, many generations of Petrovietnamemployees have worked together, strived with all strength, wisdom, sweat and blood, overcome difficulties and hardships to increasingly develop PVN, provided important contribution to the cause of building and defending the Fatherland: “On behalf of the Party and State leaders, I acknowledge and appreciate the leadership, effective and drastic instruction of the leaders, the efforts of Petrovietnamemployees and warmly praise, congratulate the great achievement of Petrovietnamduring the past years ... I wish and believe that Petrovietnamwill continue overcoming difficulties and challenges, be more proactive and creative, promote the tradition of the heroic unit and the achievement gained in order to fulfill the goals set in the 11th National Party Congress”.

Mr. Uong Chu Luu requested Petrovietnamofficers and employees to promote spirit of patriotic emulation and tradition of the industry, clearly define tasks, take effective measures to successfully implement the Strategy for Development of Vietnam Oil and Gas Industry by 2025 and vision to 2035 identified by the Politburo in the Resolution No. 41 dated 23rd July 2015, focusing on the major tasks:

Firstly, thoroughly grasp the spirit of the Party’s Resolution, strategy for socio-economic development in 2011 - 2020, strategy for development of Vietnam oil and gas industry, strategy for development of Petrovietnam... to concretize the program, action plan with innovative solutions, suitable way, contributing to successful implementation of the set targets.

Secondly, continue to follow the  development of oil price in the world, forecast scenarios to devise appropriate solutions; actively respond; work with joint venture partners in the country and abroad, the mining operators to check, optimize oil and gas exploration program, minimize costs, ensure the interest of the State and investors; ensure the economic and social efficiency of crude oil production; store crude oil and oil products reasonably when the oil price is dropped to ensure the national energy security and the Group’s investment performance.

Thirdly, proactively integrate into the international economy and gradually improve Petrovietnam’s position and role in the global oil and gas chain; focus on increasing the value-added of petroleum products gradually; strictly control, ensure the progress of key projects.

Fourthly, meet the requirements and schedule, promote restructuring the state enterprises, ensure efficiency and legality; provide further training of high quality human resources, accelerate the application of advanced scientific and technical achievement, new technology to meet the requirements of production, business and integration; continue promoting administrative reform, anti-bureaucracy and corruption; thrift practice and waste combat; make the Party and the Group's subsidiaries clean and strong; effectively cooperate with the Ministry of National Defence and the forces to firmly protect the sovereignty and security of the island.

On behalf of the Party, leaders and  employees of Petrovietnam, Mr. Nguyen Quoc Khanh thanked the Vice Chairman of the National Assembly for his appreciation, concern, concrete instruction and promised to seriously and fully absorb his guidance to build into the programs, solutions and specific action plan during implementation of the tasks assigned by the Party and the State in order to constantly improve the role and responsibilities of the Group for the soci-economic development of the country, the position and image of Petrovietnam and Vietnam in the international arena.

At the 4th patriotic emulation congress and anniversary ceremony, on behalf of the Party and leaders of the Group, Mr. Khanh officially launched the patriotic emulation movement throughout the Group, striving to fulfill all the targets of 2016-2020 ahead of schedule. Initially, the entire political system focuses on accelerating the creative labor emulation movement, administrative reform, thrift practice with urgent measures, effective scenarios for response to plunging oil prices, striving to ensure the best fulfillment of 2015 targets; learn the moral example of President Ho Chi Minh and fulfill his wishes, all officers and employees of Petrovietnam, firstly the Party members and officers must be exemplary, considering the solidarity as the foundation, the innovation in all fields, establishment of professional force, investment into advanced science and technology and technical strength as the means to develop fast, strong and durable Group.

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