The program includes technology conferences, foresight sessions, round tables, and workshops. The industry specialists, representatives of businesses, sector research institutes, ministries and governmental authorities will discuss a broad range of pressing issues. The range of issues includes digitalization in the oil and gas industry, state support of breakthrough technologies, phase-out of imports, increase in local content of specific industrial projects, transfer of technologies for high-tech products of the fuel and energy sector, development of newly launched oil and gas companies, robotization, and many others.
At the same time Neftegaz 2018 will feature specific sections focused on automation, petrochemical industry, and advanced technologies developed by maintenance and engineering shipping companies. Many participants are expected from some critical areas of the industry such as "Oil and gas exploration", "Oil and gas well construction; Development and operation of oil and gas fields", "Oil and gas gathering and processing; Transportation and storage of oil, gas and petroleum products", "Oil and gas processing and petroleum chemistry; Equipment and technologies", "Power and electrical machinery; Cable products; Welding equipment", "ACS and telemechanization; Monitoring and metering devices; Metrology", "Pipeline and equipment corrosion protection", "Ecology and environmental monitoring systems", "Occupational health and safety management systems", "Innovations from Russia", and others.
The Neftegaz international exhibition and the National Oil and Gas Forum are designed as high-profile world-class events. The exhibitors and visitors will represent hundreds of sector's leading companies from dozens of countries including Russia, almost all key industry players and their major suppliers and contractors. Small and newly established companies will have a unique opportunity to attract prospective customers by presenting their offers and solutions.