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 9 YEARS OF THE EVENT


Chairman of the Management Committee, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors
Alexey Miller
Integrated Gas & New Energies Director, Member of the Executive Committee, Royal Dutch Shell plc
Maarten Wetselaar
Chairman of the Executive Board, CEO, OMV AG ( from July 1,2015 till September 1,2021)
Rainer Seele
President, International Gas Union
Joe M. Kang
Chairman of the Executive Board, VNG AG
Ulf Heitmueller
Deputy Chairman of the Management Committee of Gazprom, Director General of Gazprom Export
Elena Burmistrova
Vice President of CNPC
Weizhong Qin
Vice President, PetroChina Company Limited
Ling Xiao
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
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
Head of Representative office Uniper Global Commodities SE
Reiner Hartmann
CEO and chairman of the Executive Board N.V. Nederlandse Gasunie
Han Fennema
Deputy Chairman of the Management Committee, Member of the Board of Directors, Gazprom
Vitaly Markelov
Deputy Chairman of the Management Committee, Head of Department 623, Gazprom
Oleg Aksyutin
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
Director General of Gazprom Mezhregiongaz
Sergey Gustov
Director General, Gazprom VNIIGAZ, LLC
Maxim Nedzvetskiy
Deputy Chairman of the Management Committee, Gazprom
Alexander Medvedev
Country Chair Shell Russia
Cederic Cremers
Managing Director, VNG Handel & Vertrieb GmbH
Konstantin Herzog von Oldenburg
Vice President, Shell
Laszlo Varro
Senior Vice President, OMV Russia Upstream GmbH
Thomas Morris
Chairman of the Management Board of SIBUR Holding PJSC
Dmitry Konov
First Vice President, Gazprombank
Natalia Tretiak
President, World Gas Mobility Council
Mariarosa Baroni
CEO, Association of European Businesses
Tadzio Schilling
Secretary General, Gas Exporting Countries Forum
Yury Sentyurin
President, Energy Delta Institute
Marcel Kramer
President, French Natural Gas Vehicles Association (AFGNV)
Jean-Claude Girot
Secretary of the Group of Experts on Gas, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
Branko Milicevic
Chairman, Zukunft ERDGAS e.V.
Timm Kehler
CEO, Gaznat SA, Chairman, Global Gas Centre
Rene Bautz
Secretary General, NGVA Europe
Andrea Gerini
President, World Petroleum Council
Tor Fjaeran
Executive Vice President, Board Member, ENGIE; President, Eurogas
Didier Holleaux
CEO, German Technical and Scientific Association for Gas and Water (DVGW)
Gerald Linke
Executive Director, Global Gas Centre
Valerie Ducrot
Director EU Affairs, International Association of Oil & Gas producers
Francois-Regis Mouton
Director of Public Affairs, International Gas Union
Mel Ydreos
Deputy Director of the Innovation and Technology Center of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
Roland Roesch
Head of NGV International Academy, Japan
Hiro Hashimoto
Chair of the Board, Africa Business Initiative Union
Nataliya Zaiser
Director of Conformity Assessment and Consumer Matters at the International Standards Organization ISO
Sean Mac Curtain
Policy Advisor Wholesale, Eurogas
Felicia Mester
Vice President Natural Gas and LNG Sales, GASUM
Kimmo Rahkamo
Vice President for Research, Tellurian Inc.
Thierry Bros
Hydrogen Program Manager, N.V. Nederlandse Gasunie
Rene Schutte
Acting Director, Department of Mechanical Engineering for the Fuel and Energy Sector, Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation
Aleksey Dubinin
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
Director, Energy Center, Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO
Tatiana Mitrova
Deputy General Director on Gas Matters, National Energy Security Fund
Alexey Grivach
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
Director, Sales and Business Development, Energy Sector, Severstal
Dmitry Goroshkov
Chief Sales Officer for China Telecom Rus
Zhu Jingwei
Executive Director, NGVA
Vasiliy Zinin
Director Branch North-West, Russian German Chamber of Commerce Abroad
Vladimir Nikitenko
President of the International Shukhov Foundation
Leonid Shtern
President, National Chamber of Engineers
Igor Mescherin
Director, UNIDO Center in the Russian Federation
Sergey Korotkov
Deputy CEO, CTO, Gazprom Energoholding Industrial Assets
Alexey Kultyshev
Managing Director, Gas & Power Markets, St. Petersburg International Mercantile Exchange
Sergey Trofimenko
Compliance Manager, SIBUR; Director for Ethics and Compliance in the Gas Processing and Petrochemical Business, Russian Business Ethics Network (RBEN)
Veronika Kiseleva
President, Board Chairman, National Association LNG
Pavel Sarafannikov
Member, Presidential Commission for Strategic Development of Fuel & Energy Sector and Environmental Security
Kirill Molodtsov

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