National Oil and Gas Forum

The National Oil and Gas Forum is the first national-level business event in the modern history of Russia, organized by the Russian Ministry of Energy in cooperation with leading entrepreneurial and industrial groups: the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP), the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation (TPP RF), the Union of Oil & Gas Producers of Russia and the Russian Gas Society.

The mission of the forum is the formation of a comprehensive and authoritative evaluation of the internal and external challenges for the Russian oil and gas industry, an increase in the quality of projection and modelling of scenario conditions for the development of the fuel and energy industry over the medium and long term.

The forum is the event of the year in the industry, and it broadly shapes a decision-making strategy in the new environment.

Among the questions traditionally discussed at the Forum are: the long-term goals and challenges of the oil and gas sector; developing a market infrastructure for the energy industry; innovations and energy efficiency in the industry; analysis of modern economic (fiscal) policy; creating a viable market environment; refining projection of the world price of hydrocarbons; international co-operation and foreign trade policy; increasing efficiency in the processing of raw materials; marketplace trading of energy resources and creating transparent indicators on the internal oil and oil product market, development of industrial cluster centers and technology parks, issues of import substitution and industrial machine building.