SPE Russian Oil & Gas Hits Record Attendance on First Day of the Event

Posted on 14 October 2014

MOSCOW: First day attendance at the 5th SPE Russian Oil & Gas Exploration and Production Technical Conference and Exhibition at the All-Russian Exhibition Center in Moscow hit a record 1,775 unique attendees, a 19 percent increase on the previous event in 2012.

The Opening Plenary Session covered a range of innovative technologies for field development, with speakers from Gazprom Neft, NOVATEK, TyumenNIIgiprogas, TNNC and LUKOIL-Engineering.

2014 SPE Regional Award winners were announced, with 14 individual winners named, along with LUKOIL receiving the Regional Distinguished Corporate Support Award.

Alongside the conference, 14 technical papers were presented as part of the Knowledge Sharing ePoster Programme. The Topical Lunch topic focused on Microsesimic Monitoring of Multistage-Hydraulic Fracturing. Also of keen interest was the dedicated Round Table on HSE.

A total of 80 exhibitors and sponsors are participating in the event. Exhibitors include Gazprom Neft JSC, JSC Tatneft, Baker Hughes, Schlumberger, Halliburton and Roxar. Sponsors include Rosneft and Schlumberger (Platinum), Baker Hughes and Roxar (Gold), Chevron and Weatherford.

To view the full conference schedule for Wednesday and Thursday, please visit www.russianoilgas.com.

For more information, interview requests, or to request a press pass for SPE Russian Oil & Gas Exploration and Production Technical Conference and Exhibition, please contact:

Claudia Rodionova, General Manager, SPE Russia

Email: crodionova@spe.org

Maria Harper, Marketing Manager, Reed Exhibitions

Email: maria.harper@reedexpo.co.uk

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