Russian Deputy Minister of Energy Kirill Molodtsov said at the plenary discussion ‘Increasing the Efficiency of Oil Extraction: Meeting the Challenges’ during Russian Energy Week that there has been an increase in the production of hard-to-recover oil reserves in recent years.
President of Schneider Electric for Russia and CIS Johan Vanderplaetse noted that Russian Energy Week was a key event for the energy industry. “Russian Energy Week has become a major platform for discussing the objectives of the industry and innovative technologies and working out solutions for the development of the energy sector, not only on a Russian scale, but on a global scale as well”, he said.
Secretary General of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Mohammed Barkindo said at the ‘Energy for Global Growth’ plenary session during Russian Energy Week that the oil market is capable of restoring its balance.
International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Director General Adnan Amin said at the 6th Global Energy Summit during REW 2017 that humanity is approaching the limit of the planet's capabilities.
Moscow, 19 October. – The theme of developing energy efficiency and energy conservation, which was actively discussed during REW 2017, was one of the key issues on the agenda of a Russian Government meeting chaired by Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.
Sochi, 18 October. – Russian Minister of Energy Alexander Novak held a meeting with young people from around the world as part of the World Festival of Youth and Students and shared his vision of the energy industry of the future.
During the plenary session ‘The Russian Fuel and Energy Industry: National Interests and Global Trends’ held as part of Russian Energy Week 2017, Gazprom Neft CEO Alexander Dyukov offered assurances that oil production will continue to increase even if low prices tumble. “We will continue production even at prices of USD 10–20 per barrel. The reason for this is the quality of reserves, the availability of infrastructure, the rather large amount that has already been invested in the construction of
These assessments were announced by the first deputy minister of energy during the 6th Moscow International Forum of Innovative Development ‘Open Innovations’.
During the panel discussion ‘Finding a New Balance on the Oil Market’ as part of REW 2017, Zarubezhneft General Director Sergey Kudryashov noted that the agreement with OPEC+ countries on reducing oil production has stabilized the situation in the industry.
Siemens Russia President Dietrich Möller said in a speech during the plenary session ‘The Future of the Electricity Industry: How Power Systems and Consumers Are Set to Change’ as part of Russian Energy Week that, according to his company, roughly 50% of power plants in Russia are in need of modernization and “Siemens is ready to make a proposal”.
17 October, Moscow. – The St. Petersburg International Mercantile Exchange and Moscow Exchange signed an agreement during Russian Energy Week. The agreement provides for joint marketing activities to attract new traders as well as expanding the range of
Moscow, 13 October. – Representatives of line ministries and departments as well as senior officials from leading power companies of Russia and the world presented their vision of the future development of the electric power industry during Russian Energy Week.