About SPIGF – St. Petersburg International Gas Forum
About SPIGF
ST. PETERSBURG INTERNATIONAL GAS FORUM

Organiser: ExpoForum-International
Exhibition program co-organizer: FAREXPO
Venue: EXPOFORUM Convention and Exhibition Center, St. Petersburg
Official hashtags: #SPIGF #SPIGF #gasforum #gasforum2022

The St. Petersburg International Gas Forum has been held since 2011. Today it is one of the most reputable business events in the gas industry, annually brings together leading representatives of the world community.

The issues discussed on the Forum are devoted to the development of the Russian gas market and global trends in the development of the gas industry.

St. Petersburg International Gas Forum is in the TOP-5 of the largest international congress and exhibition projects in the oil and gas industry.

The uniqueness of the forum is expressed not only in the wide exhibition program, SPIGF from year to year demonstrates a meaningful and relevant congress part.

The Forum organizes more than 90 events in various formats: plenary sessions, conferences, round tables.

The Forum is attended by members of specialized ministries and departments of Russia, world leaders in the gas industry, Russian and international specialized associations, research institutes and analytics centers.

During the years of SPIGF, representatives of the Russian and world political elite took part as speakers - heads of specialized ministries, departments and committees of the Government of the Russian Federation, representatives of regional authorities, representatives of the ministries of Italy, Germany, France, Austria, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Bolivia, the Republic of Nigeria.

SPIGF in numbers
13 000
participants
from 28 countries
More 70 events
business program
more 480 speakers
40 000 m2
exhibition area
470 exhibitors
More 250
journalists from
100 russian
and foreign media
30%
events
involving
international experts
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Participants 7000 8000 10000 11500 16500 30000
Countries 26 32 36 43 51 55
Business events 25 45 60 81 87 92
Speakers 145 291 283 615 620 680
Delegates 1500 2500 4000 4500 5000 5500
Area, sq.m 18000 20000 23000 25000 30000 40000
Exhibitors 339 420 500 500 505 535

THE PROJECT IS OFFICIALLY SUPPORTED BY THE FEDERAL AND REGIONAL AUTHORITIES:


  • Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation
  • Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation
  • Government of St. Petersburg
  • AND FOREIGN AND RUSSIAN SECTORAL ASSOCIATIONS:
  • Association of European Businesses (AEB)
  • World Energy Council (WEC RNC)
  • European Gas Industry Union (Eurogas)
  • Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF)
  • National Gas Vehicle Consortium of Italy
  • Russian Gas Society

Forum members:

Top managers of the largest oil and gas companies, representatives of innovation centers and project institutes of the country, experts, academicians, heads of specialized universities and research institutes.

Members' positions:
  • 67% Top management
  • 28.8% Engineering staff
Areas of activity:
  • Companies developing technologies and equipment
  • Equipment Suppliers
  • Gas industry projects institutes
  • Research companies
  • Transport and logistics companies
  • Finance and investment
PURPOSE OF PARTICIPATION:
  • Study of current trends in the market
  • Search for customers and suppliers
  • Search for goods, services and technologies for business
  • Launching new products to the market
  • Experience exchange
  • Maintaining the image in the industry

SPIGF’s unique benefits

1. Subject consolidation of the exhibition and the convention programs
  • Dialogue between global gas companies and key partners
  • Elaboration of strategic solutions
  • Demonstration of up-to-date technologies and intellectual potential of the sector
2. Platform for interaction between gas industry leaders
  • Among Forum participants – top managers and decision-makers of major industrial companies
  • 99% of visitors are industry experts
3. Forum will take place in Expoforum Convention and Exhibition Centre – a modern venue for the international dialogue, cooperation and exchange of best practices
 

SPEAKERS AT THE ST. PETERSBURG INTERNATIONAL GAS FORUM FOR 10 YEARS OF THE EVENT


Deputy Chairman of the Management Committee, Head of Department 623, Gazprom
Oleg Aksyutin
Vice President China National Petroleum Corporation
Huang Yongzhang
Managing Director, National Iranian Oil Company
Mohsen Khojastehmehr
Director, National Energy Security Fund; First Provost for External Communications; Head of the Politology Department, Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation
Konstantin Simonov
Deputy Chairman of the Management Committee of Gazprom, Director General of Gazprom Export
Elena Burmistrova
Integrated Gas & New Energies Director, Member of the Executive Committee, Royal Dutch Shell plc
Maarten Wetselaar
President, International Gas Union
Joe M. Kang
President, The International Group of Liquefied Natural Gas Importers
Jean-Marie Dauger
Chief Executive Officer, Uniper SE
Klaus-Dieter Maubach
Chairman of the Executive Board, CEO, OMV AG
Alfred Stern
President, The Global Energy Association
Sergey Brilev
Chairman of the Executive Board, VNG AG
Ulf Heitmueller
Chairman of the Management Committee, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors
Alexey Miller
Deputy Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation
Pavel Sorokin
State Secretary – Deputy Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation
Anastasia Bondarenko
Chairman of the Committee on Energy, The State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, President, Russian Gas Society
Pavel Zavalny
Deputy Chairman of the Management Committee, Member of the Board of Directors, Gazprom
Vitaly Markelov
Deputy Chairman of the Management Committee, Director General of the Corporate Security Service Gazprom
Sergey Khomyakov
Member of the Management Committee, Head of Department 308, Gazprom
Vyacheslav Mikhalenko
Head of Department 645, Gazprom
Sergey Skrynnikov
Head of Department 715, Gazprom
Elena Kasyan
Заместитель председателя правления, ПАО «Газпром»; генеральный директор, Футбольный клуб Зенит
Alexander Medvedev
Director General of Gazprom Mezhregiongaz
Sergey Gustov
Director General, Gazprom VNIIGAZ, LLC
Maxim Nedzvetskiy
CEO, Gazprom Promgaz
Nikolay Storonsky
First Vice President, Gazprombank
Natalia Tretiak
Executive Director, NGVA
Vasiliy Zinin
Заместитель генерального директора по реализации Газпром ГНП холдинг - ПАО «Газпром»
Дмитрий Миронов
Deputy CEO, CTO, Gazprom Energoholding Industrial Assets
Alexey Kultyshev
President, World Gas Mobility Council
Mariarosa Baroni
CEO, Association of European Businesses
Tadzio Schilling
Secretary of the Group of Experts on Gas, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
Branko Milicevic
President, World Petroleum Council
Tor Fjaeran
Executive Vice President, Board Member, ENGIE; President, Eurogas
Didier Holleaux
Policy Advisor Wholesale, Eurogas
Felicia Mester
Director of Conformity Assessment and Consumer Matters at the International Standards Organization ISO
Sean Mac Curtain
Chair of the Board, Africa Business Initiative Union
Nataliya Zaiser
Director Branch North-West, Russian German Chamber of Commerce Abroad
Vladimir Nikitenko
Head of Department for Regulation in the Sphere of Housing and Communal Services and Chemical Industry, Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia
Elena Tsyshevskaya
Chairman of the Board, Moravia Gas Storage a.s.
Sergey Tregub
Chairman of the Management Board of SIBUR Holding PJSC
Dmitry Konov
CEO and chairman of the Executive Board N.V. Nederlandse Gasunie
Han Fennema
Country Chair Shell Russia
Cederic Cremers
Глава Группы Компаний Комита по России и СНГ Председатель Совета директоров УК «Группы Компаний «Комита»
Небойша Янкович
Managing Director, VNG Handel & Vertrieb GmbH
Konstantin Herzog von Oldenburg
Senior Vice President, OMV Russia Upstream GmbH
Thomas Morris
CEO, Gaznat SA, Chairman, Global Gas Centre
Rene Bautz
Vice President Natural Gas and LNG Sales, GASUM
Kimmo Rahkamo
Director, Sales and Business Development, Energy Sector, Severstal
Dmitry Goroshkov
Chief Sales Officer for China Telecom Rus
Zhu Jingwei
Сhief Compliance Officer, KazMunayGas, Vice President of the Compliance and Business Ethics Association of Kazakhstan
Lazzat Nurmagambetova
Compliance Manager, SIBUR; Director for Ethics and Compliance in the Gas Processing and Petrochemical Business, Russian Business Ethics Network (RBEN)
Veronika Kiseleva
Acting Director, Department of Mechanical Engineering for the Fuel and Energy Sector, Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation
Aleksey Dubinin
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria to the Russian Federation
Smail Benamara
Chairman of Russian Ecological Society
Rashid Ismailov
President, Oil and Gas Equipment Manufacturers Association
Konstantin Radinsky
Vice President for Research, Tellurian Inc.
Thierry Bros
Hydrogen Program Manager, N.V. Nederlandse Gasunie
Rene Schutte
First Deputy Chairman of State Duma Committee on Ecology and Environment Protection
Nikolay Valuev
Minister Counsellor (Economic, Trade & Investment), Federal Republic of Nigeria
Mercy Haruna
Adviser of Minister of Finance of Slovakia
Vladimir Vano
Austrian politician
David Kainrath
President, Union of Oil and Gas Producers of Russia
Genady Shmal
Vice President, Russian Gas Society
Yuri Vazhenin
Director, Energy Center, Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO
Tatiana Mitrova
Deputy General Director on Gas Matters, National Energy Security Fund
Alexey Grivach
Ph. D. in Economics, Associate Professor at St. Petersburg National Research University, Higher School of Economics; Director, Russian Business Ethics Network (RBEN); Member of the European Business Ethics Network (EBEN); Member of the Society for Business Ethics
Maxim Storchevoy
Director of Energy Department, Institute for Energy and Finance
Alexey Gromov
D. Sc. of Political Sciences, President, EnergoInnovatsiya Association of Innovative Energy Enterprises
Mikhail Smirnov
Director for International Communications of Certification Association “Russian Register”
Alex Ezrakhovich
Executive Secretary, ARD – Australia Russia Dialogue
Alexey Goncharov
Director for Business Development, Yandex.Taxi LLC
Alexey Fedotov
Senior research fellow, Center for Strategic Studies under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan
Gulmira Rzayeva
Russian race driver, Project Director of Silk Way Rally, Head of the racing team «KAMAZ-master», Seven-time winner of the Dakar Rally, Honored Master of Sports of Russia
Vladimir Chagin
President of the International Shukhov Foundation
Leonid Shtern
President, National Chamber of Engineers
Igor Mescherin
Managing Director, Gas & Power Markets, St. Petersburg International Mercantile Exchange
Sergey Trofimenko
President, Board Chairman, National Association LNG
Pavel Sarafannikov
Member, Presidential Commission for Strategic Development of Fuel & Energy Sector and Environmental Security
Kirill Molodtsov
Deputy Executive Director, Strategic Partnership Director, Innopraktika
Anastasia Pavlenko
Chief Editor, RBC Petersburg
Elena Krom
Director, UNIDO Center in the Russian Federation
Sergey Korotkov

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