About the region
Quality of management
The region is headed by a strong management team, one of the goals of which is to increase the investment attractiveness of the region. The government of the Orenburg region is interested in a quick start of each investment project, therefore it works as a single "project team" with the investor. The most comfortable conditions are created for business, key projects are personally considered by the head of the region.
Orenburg Region is the capital of solar energy in Russia: there are already operating in the region
12 solar power plants with a total capacity of 260 MW. Partners in the development of "green" energy - PJSC "T Plus" and the company "Hevel". In 2019, the Governor of the region Denis Pasler signed a cooperation agreement with the Wind Energy Development Fund, which provides for the construction of wind farms in 2021 - 2023 with a total capacity of up to 200 MW.
Forge of personnel
In the universities of the region, personnel are trained in 35 areas, 113 specialties and
58 professions. The main ones are agriculture, economics and management, aviation and rocket and space technology, energy, metallurgy, mechanical engineering and metalworking. With the support of the regional government, scientists of all levels annually implement about 150 research projects.
There are more than 10.5 million hectares of agricultural land in the Orenburg region, including 6.1 million hectares of arable land and 4.4 million hectares of pastures and hayfields.
The sown area exceeds 4.4 million hectares and ranks second in Russia in terms of their volume.
The gross harvest in 2019 amounted to 2.1 million tons of grain crops and 1.2 million tons of sunflower.
In cereals, wheat prevails, the harvest of which is more than 1.2 million tons, barley - more than 400 thousand tons, rye - 120 thousand tons. The harvest of corn, oats, millet and legumes is about 315 thousand tons.
In terms of natural resources, the volume of explored reserves and the extraction of minerals, the Orenburg region is among the leading regions of Russia. The value of the natural resources of the Orenburg region, according to the reference book "Geological Service of Russia", reaches 500 billion dollars. The fields are located in an area provided with a skilled labor force, with a developed power grid and transport communications.
Logistics and transport
The Orenburg region is Russia's gateway to Asia: the international transport route "New Silk Road" runs through the region, connecting Kazakhstan and the countries of Central Asia with the European part of Russia. To the north of the region stretches the most important Trans-Siberian Railway, to the south - through Northern and Central Kazakhstan - the Central Siberian.