Post Show Report Neftegaz 2019

06 / 05 / 2019

The 19th edition of the Neftegaz International Exhibition for Equipment and Technologies for the Oil and Gas Industry

Neftegaz 2019 and the National Oil and Gas Forum were co-located with the Elektro 2019, the 28th International Exhibition for Electrical Equipment, Lighting Engineering, and Building Automation. The co-location resulted into the platform for effective networking of industry professionals and demonstration of the latest technologies and innovations for all sectors of the oil and gas and fuel and energy sectors of Russia.

Participation of leading Russian and international companies in the oil and gas and fuel and energy sector has once again confirmed its high international standing in the professional community. According to the exhibitors and industry experts, the trade shows, such as Neftegaz, are essential for the industry development and for our country as a whole. The trade shows enable to update and show achievements and services in the oil and gas industry in Russia. After the Neftegaz 2019 opening there was held a ceremony of cancellation of the artistically marked mailing envelope devoted to Expocentre's 60th anniversary applying a commemorative postmark.

Dates: 15-18 April 2019

Venue: Expocentre Fairgrounds, Russia 

Organised by Expocentre AO, Messe Dusseldorf GmbH (Germany)

Supported by the Russian Ministry of Energy, Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade, Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, Russian Gas Society, Union of Oil and Gas Producers of Russia, VDMA (Germany) 

Auspices of the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Labels: UFI, RUEF

Exhibition area: 35,285 sq m

Exhibitors: 573 companies

Foreign exhibitors included ABB, Artvik, Inc, Bauer Kompressoren GmbH, Elmess-Kloppertherm LLC,  JUMO GmbH & Co. KG, KANEX Krohne Anlagen Export GmbH, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd., Metso Corporation, MTU Friedrichshafen GmbH, Pepperl + Fuchs GmbH, Roxtec International AB, Samson AG, Sinopec Oilfield Equipment Corporation, VEGA Grieshaber KG, Weidmuller Interface GmbH & Co. KG, Yantai Jereh Petroleum Equipment & Technologies Co., Ltd., Yokogawa Electric Corporation, etc.

Russian exhibitors included Albatros, ART-Osnastka, Borkhimmash, Vega-Gaz, Velan, Rostec Group, Delight 2000, Gazprom, Zavod Goreltex, Iskra, Kuibishev Telecom-Metrology NPP, Nefteservispribor, NKMZ-Group, Mir, NPP Sensor, NTA-Prom, Paker Science and Production Firm, United Metallurgical Company, Orelkompressormash, PMI Systems, Priwody AUMA, Rittal, Rizur NPO, Surgutneftegas (SNG), Tatneft, Total Vostok, Transneft, Trevisan, TMK, Tyazhpressmash, Uralmash Oil and Gas Equipment Holding, Phoenix Contact Rus, Himmash-Apparat, Horn Rus, Cheboksary Electrical Apparatus Plant, ChelPipe, Electroshield, etc.

Countries: 24

Country pavilions: China, Czechia, Germany

Sponsors: NTA-Prom, electronic registration sponsor; ART-Osnastka, navigation sponsor; PMI Systems, sector sponsor; Orelkompressormash, sponsor of video broadcasting;

Partners: PNGA, Rittal, Sintex, TREM Engineering, Cheboksary Electric Apparatus Plant, Energomash, partners of the exhibition; MIR, Prosoft-Systems, Himmash-Apparat, Phoenix Contact Rus, Electroshield-Samara, partners of supporting events

Innovation partner: Schneider Electric

Total attendance: 22,820 visits of professionals from 72 countries and 78 Russian regions

Product sectors:

  • Automated control systems
  • Oil and gas processing, petrochemistry
  • Maintenance service
  • Oil and gas exploration and production
  • Oil and gas field development
  • Equipment and technology for offshore oil exploration
  • Hydrocarbon gathering, storage and transportation


According to the independent survey of the Romir Research Holding:

  • 75% of exhibitors achieved the goals to generate new leads and promote their solutions;
  • 69% implemented or exceeded the plans on expansion of client base and sales increase;
  • 93% highly appreciated the results of Neftegaz 2019;
  • 86% found new suppliers, 30% plan to purchase following the results of the trade show;
  • 87% of exhibitors and 95% of visitors would recommend Neftegaz to their partners and colleagues.

Supporting events

  • Conference on Comprehensive Solution for Desulfurization of Oil and Oil Products Using Improved Hydroprocessing Technology from DuPont and New Technology for Hydrogen Sulfide Utilization from Himmash-Apparat
  • Conference for CEOs of the oil and gas sector on Contribution of Electroshield Samara to Digital Transformation of the Russian Energy Sector
  • Conference on Helicopter Services for the Oil and Gas Industry
  • Presentation of the New Concept "Technological Partnership" aimed at active networking with external partners when implementing innovative projects organised by Tatneft. On the first day the participants discussed the companys demands during field development, well stimulation, multi-stage fracturing, and oil production technologies. The second day was devoted to the partnership with Tatneft.
  • Innovation Summit Moscow organised by the Neftegaz 2019 innovation partner, a world-known company in energy management and automation Schneider Electric. The key topic of the Summit featuring more than 100 events was Powering the Digital Economy. The showcase of Schneider Electric occupied over 3,000 sq m and was devoted to integrated solutions bringing together energy management, automation, and software.
  • Seminars of exhibitors.

To learn more about the Neftegaz supporting events please click here.

National Oil & Gas Forum

The National Oil & Gas Forum took place on April, 16-17. The Forum participants were more than 130 speakers, over 800 delegates, and 130 representatives of leading media. They focused on the most relevant issues of the oil and gas sector, current challenges, and solutions to them.

  • Plenary session on the analysis of current energy markets: key trends and new technologies moderated by Deputy Minister of Energy Pavel Sorokin
  • Seminar on oil, gas and money: analysis, forecast and pricing
  • Round table on fiscal policy and economic priorities: new incentives for reloading. The key aim was to increase investments in fixed capital of companies. The fiscal policy should be flexible and predictable to support oil production at the necessary level and monetise gas reserves as much as possible.
  • Session on the challenges facing the oil and gas sector on the way to transformation, digitalisation and cooperation between the companies buying technologies and supplying them
  • Round table on exploration and development of hard-to-recover and unconventional hydrocarbons: economic aspects and technological challenges
  • Strategic session on import substitution, technology and innovative potential of the Russian fuel and energy sector, technology transfer and their financing.
  • Round tables and foresight sessions devoted to environmental engineering and eco-technologies as well as potential of non-resource exports
  • Plenary session on technological and innovative potential of the Russian oil and gas industry in terms of digital transformation
  • Strategic session on import substitution and localisation in the Russian oil and gas industry: removing barriers to achieve technological independence
  • Round table on industrial landfills, technology clusters and engineering centres: main stages of technology transfer and issues of financing. The participants unanimously agreed on the necessity to build and develop engineering centres in Russia but regretted at the lack of financing of such projects.
  • Meeting of work group on exploration, production and services organised by the Expert Council for Technological Development of the Oil and Gas Industry of the Russian Ministry of Energy

Sberbank was the Forum general partner; Rostelecom, digital partner; EY, strategic partner; SAP, intellectual partner; Kaspersky Lab and Galaktika Corporation, special partners; Schneider Electric, innovation partner; Schlumberger, official partner; IBM and Tecmash, session partners; King's Water, Forum official water, and RusHOLTS.

The participants and visitors emphasized the success of Neftegaz 2019 and its high ROI in their feedback.

The next 20th anniversary edition of Neftegaz is to run from April 13 through 16, 2020 at Expocentre Fairgrounds. The next edition of the National Oil and Gas Forum will be held on 14-15 April.


Press Service, Expocentre AO