MOSCOW, June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Before an audience of 350 scientists, innovators and economic world leaders three scientists who have devoted their lives to scientific research in the field of cryogenics received today the Global Energy International Prize 2012. UK Professor, Mr. Rodney John Allan, and two members of the Russian Academy of Science, Mr. Valery Kostyuk and Mr. Boris Katorgin were presented with one of the world's most respected awards in the energy sector. On behalf of the President of the Russian Federation Mr. Vladimir Putin, the President of Rusneft, Mr. Igor Sechin congratulated the laureates during the official award ceremony at St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.
"On behalf of the President of the Russian Federation Mr. Vladimir Putin I have the great honour to congratulate the laureates of the 'Global Energy', and would like to convey you his message of deep gratitude for your self-sacrificing work, which benefits and will benefit present and future generations," said Mr. Sechin. "I wish you every success in your future endeavours."
The Laureates had the opportunity to meet with the President of Russia during "The Energy Club Summit: Technical Innovation and the Remaking of Global Energy Markets" later in the afternoon, after the Award Ceremony.
Each year the Global Energy Prize awards outstanding achievements and innovations in the field of energy science. For 2012 the International Award Committee acclaimed research in the field of cryogenics which is of growing importance for the future of the energy sector.
"Energy production is the basic necessity on which our current civilisation and our future development depend," said Professor Rodney Allam during his speech.
Thanking for the Award he continued: "We need high efficiency fossil fuel power systems with near 100 per cent CO2 capture and lower generation costs than the best current polluting systems. I
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