IVI's GoForward plan to capitalize on Russian technology for the petroleum industry is published in the flagship magazine, E&P, Hart Energy (Houston), December 2005.
Topics in the GoForward Plan include:
Deal flow and investment opportunities in technology
Transforming Russian potential into solutions
IP status of Russian technology
Transparency, business practices and the Russian risk factor
Drive innovation into the market - link enabling technologies with platform solutions
Speed commercialization - mix & match CIS & foreign technology
Target Russian value clusters as satisfiers of strategic priorities and unmet needs
Upgrade CIS technology with Western solutions for Russian sales; then attack global markets
Link global technology activities to the supply chain needs in the local market
Invest locally and internationally to create value
Capital is a partial solution; provide Western systems skills to CIS counterparties
The value-added of venture capital in implementing the GoForward plan
Go here to download the article (English & Russian, PDF - 1.4MB).