Russian gov't to consider oil and gas industry's development

The Russian government will consider the major ways of developing the oil and gas industry in the north-west of Russia at the meeting on April 17. Special attention will be given to promising international projects. According to the Government Information Department, Energy Minister Igor Yusufov will make a detailed report on the subject.

The Cabinet will also consider such issues as the development of the Russian light industry and a draft Housing and Communal Code.