The 3rd International Enercon Conference on Innovative Development of the Oil and Gas Industry, held as part of the International Neftegas’2012 Exhibition, closed up on 28 June.
It was a platform for a live professional communication. The delegates to the conference discussed important industry issues, exchanged opinions and shared expertise, received expert information and presented their innovative projects.
This year the conference was attended by 824 delegates from major oil and gas companies, industry associations and unions, research centres and universities. Among the participants were the delegations from Russia’s key oil and gas producing regions including Khanty-Mansiysk Yamalo-Nenetsk Autonomous Districts, Tatarstan, Bashkiria and Udmurtia.
The delegates believe that Enercon is one of the key oil and gas events in Russia and rank it among the leading industry events of the kind in Europe in terms of organization and issues it addresses.
The programme of the conference covered a broad spectrum of issues. Plenary sessions discussed global challenges facing the Russian oil and gas industry; break-out sessions addressed specific industry issues. The programme featured lectures by leading specialists from industry-leading companies and institutions including Zarubezhneft, Souyzneftegazservice, Rosgeology, Central Geophysical Expedition, Introvision, Gradient, Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas, Neftegaztekhnologia, Spetsburmaterialy and Tatneft.
Enercon’2012 showed huge innovative potential of domestic technologies, their competitiveness in the global market. These technologies can and must be used for the development of the Russian oil and gas industry.
Enercon’2012 closed with a round table where the delegates came up with a resolution setting out a consolidated expert opinion on the development of the oil and gas industry in Russia. The final variant of the document elaborated by the Programme Committee of the Conference will be submitted to the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation, which paid great attention to the conference.
The International Enercon Conference, held by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation and ZAO Expocentre, has definitely set out a framework for liaison between the government and the industry for the benefit of Russian developers and manufactures and for the promotion of domestic technologies.