7th International Gas Forum opens in St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg, October 3. – The 7th St. Petersburg International Gas Forum started here as part of the Russian Energy Week (REW) Energy Efficiency and Energy Development International Forum.
Day one of the Forum saw the opening of the 5th International Specialized Exhibition InGAS Stream 2017 – Innovations in the Gas Industry, where manufacturers showcase existing and future technologies, products, goods and services for the gas industry.
InGAS Stream 2017 exhibitors include developers of innovative products and technologies, design organizations and research and development institutions involved in strategic development projects, including national and regional gasification programs, energy saving projects, the development of smaller deposits and new hydrocarbon fields. The exhibition will feature manufacturers and suppliers of equipment for the gas industry value chain, from exploration, production and transportation to processing and use of natural gas.
Tomorrow, 4 October, the Forum’s congress program will kick off to discuss the future of the gas industry, including the LNG and LPG market outlook, gas motor fuel and implementation of major infrastructure projects. Other topics include the industry’s HR potential, gasification of Russian regions and emerging technologies.
The guests of Energy Day were charged up by the energy of creativity and sports: the ‘Tales of Evgeni Plushenko’ ice show, master classes from famous hockey players, family sports games, as well as a concert featuring Russian pop stars at the International RUSSIA EXPO.
Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev signed a Decree to create an organizing committee to prepare and hold the 25th World Energy Congress in St Petersburg in 2022 and to see to its composition. The 25th World Energy Congress will be held from 11 to 15 June 2022 in St Petersburg. The Roscongress Foundation will organize the event in Russia; the agreement to hold the event in Russia was signed at the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum 2019.
Moscow, 12 October. –Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation Nikolay Shulginov held a meeting with Malian Minister of Mines, Energy, and Water Lamine Seydou Traore on the sidelines of Russian Energy Week to discuss cooperation in the fuel and energy sector.