PROJECT UPDATES from the Russian Arctic:
Executives from major project operators in the Russian Arctic provided updates on how these projects are progressing, lessons learned to date, challenges faced and solutions found as well as planned future developments. Discussed Projects included: Prirazlomnaya, Yamal LNG, Noviy Port Field, Ob' and Taz rivers' bays, Shtokman, Kara and Barents Sea projects and many more.
STRATEGIC “BIG PICTURE” SESSION:
Representatives of Federal and Regional government bodies, State "Duma", largest Russian and international oil and gas companies, leading analysts talked about changes in government policies and priorities as well as recent tax legislation changes and other measures to stimulate the development of Arctic projects; regional investment and infrastructure developments, state monitoring and control mechanisms, Russia's place on the map of global energy markets.
NEW in 2014! EXECUTIVE DEBATE on PERSPECTIVES for RUSSIAN LNG DEVELOPMENT
Leading experts discussed recent changes in LNG export legislation and how these changes can stimulate the development of E&P projects in the Russian Arctic, Russia's position on global energy markets (and drive towards Asian markets) and technological progress in the industry. What is the ‘way forward’ for Russia’s growing LNG industry?
NEW in 2014! ARCTIC PROJECT ROUNDTABLES
Round table discussions at the end of the day were focused on specific projects in the Russian Arctic, bringing together project operators, contractors, suppliers and interested parties to discuss current and future collaboration, development plans, challenges and practical solutions.
Hear CASES STUDIES on CONTRACTORS’ INVOLVEMENT in the Russian Arctic
Leading contractors gave Case Studies of their involvement in the Russian Arctic oil & gas sector as well as debating key issues, such as new opportunities for suppliers and contractors in the Arctic; entry restrictions and/or opportunities for foreign contractors; joint venture and risk-sharing strategies and so on.
NEW in 2014! REGIONAL SERVICE INFRASTRUCTURE
Practical Case Studies of infrastructure projects in the Russian Arctic and experience from abroad, including: on-shore infrastructure objects examples; transport and energy supply networks; shipping and shipbuilding for the needs of Arctic oil and gas projects; highly-skilled personnel training and development.
SPOTLIGHT FOCUS on the NORTHERN SEA ROUTE
Expert discussion on the significance of the Northern Sea Route for the development of Russian Arctic oil and gas projects.
STRIVING FOR A SAFE ARCTIC: NEW in 2014! EXPERT PANEL DEBATE on OIL SPILL PREVENTION AND RECOVERY IN ARCTIC ICE
Leading experts from oil & gas and environmental companies discussed the risks related to offshore oil and gas projects in the Russian Arctic, and how to prevent oil spills and manage OSR in ice conditions.