Egor Borisov has announced the appointment of Anton Safronov as Minister of Investment and Enterpise in Yakutia during expanded plenary meeting with members of the Cabinet and the Head’s Administration. Earlier, he worked in Papua New Guinea and was the head of operations in a new branch of an oil company TOTAL (the world’s 4th-ranked international oil and gas company).
Let us note that Head of Yakutia Egor Borisov instructed the Government to deal with stuffing issues, involving succession candidates. A competition for the post of Minister of Investment and Enterprise started on 7 December. 6 candidates were admitted to be interviewed.
Anton Safronov was appointed as the head of operations in a new branch of an oil company TOTAL in Papua New Guinea in May 2014.The branch was created upon the project (in cooperation with InterOil and Oil Search) for exploration, production and operation of the group of the richest Elk-Antelope gas fields aimed to produce and export condensed natural gas (CNG) to promising Asian markets.