Top managers of large world leaders on the oil and gas market, investors, heads of state institutions and ministries, well-known industry experts and scientists will meet on 2-5 October at EXPOFORUM CONVENTION AND EXHIBITION CENTRE. St. Petersburg International Gas Forum’s (SPIGF) convention program will include more than 90 business events: plenary sessions, conferences, round tables, closed meetings, on-site technical tours. Participants will primarily focus on the issues of energy security, gas engine fuel, oil and gas chemistry, gas distribution and gas consumption and other challenging issues of the industry.
SPIGF 2018 key speakers:
Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Management Committee, Gazprom
Rainer Seele, Chairman of the Executive Board; CEO OMV AG
Vitaly Markelov, Deputy Chairman of the Management Committee, Member of the Board of Directors, Gazprom
Pavel Zavalny, Chairman of the State Duma Committee of Energy of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation
Mr. Mel YDREOS, Director of Public Affairs, International Gas Union
Mr. Roland ROESCH, Deputy Director of the Innovation and Technology Center of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
Mr. Thierry BROS, Vice President for Research, Tellurian Inc.
Mr. Gerald LINKE, CEO, German Technical and Scientific Association for Gas and Water (DVGW)
Mr. Joe M. Kang, President, International Gas Union
Ms. Valerie Ducrot, Executive Director, Global Gas Centre
Ms. Beate Raabe, Secretary General, Eurogas
Mr. Andrea Gerini, Secretary General, NGVA Europe
Mr. Kostas Andriosopoulos, Member of the Board, Global Gas Centre
Mr. Alexey Gromov, Director of Energy Department, Institute for Energy and Finance
Mr. Sergey Komlev, Head of Contract Structuring and Price Formation Directorate, Gazprom export
Ms. Mariarosa Baroni, President, NGV Italy, NGV International Academy
Leonid Shtern, President of the International Shukhov Foundation
The Forum’s key event will be its plenary session “The role and significance of natural gas in the energy balance of the world economy.” Representatives of Gazprom, OMV AG, Uniper SE, CNPC, Royal Dutch Shell, ENGIE, Verbundnetz Gas AG, and International Gas Union are invited to take part in the dialogue. The experts will exchange their views on the most relevant trends in the gas market, discuss the current state and long-term tendencies in the development of the gas industry, the introduction of new technologies and innovative production solutions.
Moreover, the 15th Conference of Northeast Asian Gas and Pipeline Forum (NAGPF) will be held for the first time within the framework of SPIGF. Participants will discuss strategic issues related to establishment of a gas pipeline network in Northeast Asia, international cooperation, as well as part of gas in national economies of the regional countries.
A large-scale exposition will demonstrate the latest developments and promising projects of the gas industry and related industries. SPIGF 2018 will feature such high-profile participants as Gazprom, OMV AG, Uniper SE, Gazprom Gas-Engine Fuel, Russian Export Center, Gazprom avtomatizatsiya, RUSNANO, CHELPIPE GROUP, Main Company of COMITA Group of Companies, Russian Cylinders, RGM-Neft-Gaz-Service and others.
Delegate package includes:
∙ Delegate badge
∙ Admission to all events of the convention program (except events requiring special invitation)
∙ Handout materials
∙ Admission to all exhibitions held as part of SPIGF 2018
∙ Meals during all days of the SPIGF 2018 convention program (lunch and coffee breaks)
∙ One invitation to the Forum’s opening ceremony
EXPOFORUM CONVENTION AND EXHIBITION CENTRE is the largest specialized venue of its kind in Europe and Russia. It consists of: three exhibition pavilions, convention centre with a total holding capacity of 10,000 people (35 conference halls), St. Petersburg’s first HILTON hotels, business centre, customs-and-logistics complex, cafes, restaurants and other such infrastructural amenities.
St. Petersburg is a treasury of the world’s culture, a recognized tourism and business centre. The appearance of such a modern and multifunctional Convention and Exhibition centre with developed infrastructure opened a new location for residents and visitors of the city. It is a place, where the biggest events such as summits, conferences, exhibitions, children’s and sport events are held.
We look forward to seeing you at the 8th St. Petersburg International Gas Forum (SPIGF)!
Official website: www.gas-forum.ru
Outcomes of SPIGF 2017
The exhibition area of exceeding 25,000 m2
11,500 industry visitors
500 exhibitors from 14 countries
Over 4,500 delegates from 43 countries
Total number of business program events: 90
More than 300 journalists from 150 Russian and foreign media