More than 600 people will take part in the conference «Oil and gas of Sakhalin-2018»

© RIA Novosti / V. to Nemirovskoye in potamanthidae field on the shelf of Sakhalin island. Archival photoMore than 600 people will take part in the conference «Oil and gas of Sakhalin-2018»© RIA Novosti / V. to Nemirovskiy the image Bank

International conference «Oil and gas of Sakhalin-2018» will gather more than 600 participants, said Monday at a press conference Director Irina Norris.

«More than 600 people from 15 countries have registered to participate in the conference «Oil and gas of Sakhalin», which, on 25 September will begin its work in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk. About the previous in 2017, the number of participants increased by 10%», — informed Norris.

According to her, in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk attracts a large number of Russian and foreign participants, contractors, suppliers, developers of innovative solutions. Many of them delegates from the Asia-Pacific region, there are companies from USA, Norway, Sweden, the UK and other countries.

«This year the conference will be held in the 22 th time. Participants will be offered an intense three-day program devoted to the development of oil and gas projects in Sakhalin and far East of Russia», — said the Director of the conference.

Norris recalled that the first 10 years the conference was held in London. Transfer of large-scale international events on Sakhalin dictated by several motives. «And in order to more effectively held communication specialists of the Sakhalin projects with potential partners and expanded the business communication and exchange of experience. We believe that the 12th year, this platform proves its efficiency», — summed up the Director of the conference.

For three days the most influential representatives of the oil and gas industry conference will talk about the development strategy of the sector, planned projects, innovation, technology, and markets. Organizers have planned a plenary session with the participation of representatives of Federal and regional authorities of the Russian Federation, leading Russian and foreign operators of international players. Among the speakers will be the Deputy Chairman of the Board of PJSC «Gazprom» Alexander Medvedev, the Governor of the Sakhalin region Oleg Kozhemyako, Deputy Minister of Finance of the Russian Federation Ilya Trunin, the General Director of the Ministry of economy, trade and industry of Japan Rio Minami, head of shell in Russia Cedric cremers, Vice-Chairman of the Committee of Executive Directors «Sakhalin energy» OLE Myklestad, the President of «Exxon Neftegas limited» Stephen BATT and Deputy General Manager of CNPC Wang Zhen.