The 22nd International Conference and Exhibition “Oil and Gas of Turkmenistan-2017” opened in Ashgabat

On November 2, 2017 the 22nd International Conference and Exhibition “Oil and Gas of Turkmenistan-2017” (OGT-2017) has been opened in an Exhibition Center of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The forum was organized by the State Concern “Turkmennebit” and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Turkmenistan.

The oil and gas forum was attended by scientists and experts, representatives of the government bodies and authoritative organizations, leading world fuel and energy companies and sectoral departments of the country, as well as domestic and foreign media.

This year the stands at the Exposition Center have been presented by about 40 companies from 16 countries, as well as agencies of the fuel and energy complex of our country.

The opening ceremony of the exhibition was attended by the Government officials, the leaders of Mejlis, ministries and departments, public organizations, the heads of diplomatic representations and missions accredited to Turkmenistan, specialists in the oil and gas industry, foreign guests and others.

The conference was attended by about 500 delegates representing 164 international and governmental organizations, including the Energy Charter, which Conference is chaired by Turkmenistan this year, as well as foreign companies, media and diplomatic missions from almost 40 countries of the world. Many delegations are represented by high-ranking officials, who are at the head of relevant state institutions.

Plenary and sectional sessions have been held to discuss the presentations on such an urgent topic as the prospects for development of the international, regional and domestic oil and gas industry - the formation of a future strategy, as well as to provide a general review of trends in the oil, gas and associated commodities markets, the transportation of hydrocarbon resources and the marketing strategies.

On November 3, the International Conference “Oil and Gas of Turkmenistan-2017” will be continued.

During the scheduled meetings, negotiations and exchange of views, the heads of structural departments of the domestic fuel and energy complex and their potential partners will discuss issues related to the prospects and strategic areas of cooperation.

The forum will be closed on November 4.