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Tyumen Oil and Gas Forum-platform for communication and discoveries

Tyumen Oil and Gas Forum-platform for communication and discoveries
24 September 2020
On September 22-24, 2020, the Tyumen Oil and Gas Forum was held for the eleventh time. Along with the distinguished guests from federal and regional ministries, the largest oil and gas companies TNF-2020 were visited by officials representing foreign countries in the Russian Federation: Consul General of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Yekaterinburg Ilgar Iskenderov, Acting Consul General of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in Yekaterinburg Judy Kpogho, Head of the department of the Embassy of the Republic of Belarus in Yekaterinburg Vitaly Voytik, representative of the management of the Italian-Russian Chamber of Commerce, editor of the magazine of the chamber Marina Drogoveyko, representative of the Silk Road Innovation Park in Xi'an and founder of Yanchang Russia Andrey Shkilev.

With the organizational assistance of the Department of Investment Policy and State Support of Entrepreneurship of the Tyumen Region, on September 22, delegations worked according to individual programs, got acquainted with the potential of the Tyumen Region in the field of industry, science and education, expanding trade and economic ties. Judy Kpogho visited the School of Advanced Studies of Tyumen State University, got acquainted with representatives of the university leadership and international programs. Vitaly Voytik met with Nikolai Purtov, Director of the Timber Industry Department of the Tyumen Region, and discussed joint projects in the timber industry. Andrei Shkilev discussed with the director of the West Siberian Innovation Center Olga Prostneva the possibilities of cooperation between the Tyumen Technopark and the Chinese Silk Road Innovation Park.

The products of Tyumen Aerosols LLC aroused great interest among the foreign guests. The general director of the enterprise, Yuri Kholodilin, presented a palette of manufactured goods and spoke about the experience of supplying products both to the CIS countries and to far abroad - Germany, America, China, trial deliveries to Australia.

At a meeting in the Tyumen Administration, representatives of foreign states discussed the prospects for cooperation in the spheres of economy, trade, social, humanitarian and cultural areas.

On September 23, officials from foreign countries took part in the plenary session of the Forum and the panel session Key priorities for the technological development of the oil and gas complex, at the exhibition they got acquainted with the projects of innovative companies.

The day full of impressions ended with a tour of the historical places of Tyumen and the laying of flowers at the monument in memory of the soldiers who died on the fronts of the Great Patriotic War.

Summing up the results of the visit to the Tyumen region, the guests emphasized that the trip brought not only new knowledge about the emerging oil-industrial cluster and black Tyumen gold, but also a lot of new knowledge, cultural, historical and tourist discoveries. As it turned out, the guests did not expect that the Tyumen region has memorial sites associated with the history of the Imperial family, the house-museum of Grigory Rasputin, unique mineral springs and healing mud.

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