KIOGE-2022: TRANSFORMATION IS THE KEY TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY IN THE FUTURE
A wide audience of the 28th Kazakhstan International Oil and Gas Exhibition and Conference, KIOGE-2022, will meet from September 28 to 30 at Atakent, Kazakhstan Center for Business Cooperation. By tradition, the largest industry event will be organized in Almaty, bringing together experts and representatives of the largest companies from different countries to discuss the challenges of the industry, find solutions and create professional networking at the highest level.
For many years, KIOGE has been an effective platform for leading companies in Kazakhstan and neighboring countries, industry unions and associations, and representatives of government institutions. Participants of the Conference will have the opportunity to assess the current challenges of the industry and determine which scenarios will be most effective in a period of rapid and extensive change. Also, the KIOGE platform will help professionals to exchange expert experience and, using the example of already implemented cases of the largest industry players, to see the advantages that timely implemented transformations provide. Exhibitors of the KIOGE Exhibition will be able to present offline the latest technological, engineering and software developments for oil and gas companies from leading oil and gas and oil related services companies. Over 150 companies from Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Germany, Italy, Kazakhstan, Canada, China, Malaysia, Russia, USA, Turkey, France, South Korea and Japan are participating in the 2022 exposition. By tradition, KIOGE will become a regional hub for international companies to enter the market of Kazakhstan, companies from Germany and Malaysia will perform with National Groups, and a number of regions of Russia will form Collective stands. Interest in the Event is growing every year, over 30% of the participants perform with a stand for the first time. Among them are such large companies as AVC Group LLP, KazMunaiChem LLP, Steel Trade-NS LLP and others. 2022 has become a landmark year for our exhibitors, the anniversaries are celebrated by KazMunayGas - 20 years and Embamunaigas - 100 years of the Emba field.
As part of the business program of the Exhibition, seminars from exhibitors will be held, experienced speakers from Tengizchevroil, Poliex, Edil-Oral.kz, ProWatt, Klinkmann, NCOC will raise a number of issues, important for the industry.
Undoubtedly, the discussion of new scenarios for the development of the oil and gas industry contributes to the further growth of its indicators. According to the latest data from the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the volume of oil and condensate production for the 1st quarter of 2022 amounted to 22.7 million tons, or 107.6% compared to the same period in 2021 (against the Plan - 101.7%). About 3.4 million tons of oil products were produced, or 107.5% compared to the same period last year. Over the past 25 years, out of almost 73 trillion KZT of investments attracted to Kazakhstan, more than 70% have been directed to the oil and gas sector.
In the context of the development of “green” energy, namely the widespread transition to alternative and renewable energy sources, large transnational oil and gas companies are paying serious attention to global scenarios for the development of the world economy’s need for hydrocarbon resources to develop key guidelines for their future development. The participants will discuss at the Plenary meeting what prospects for the development of the oil and gas industry within the framework of a low-carbon economy await the country, what impact the application of the ESG strategy has on companies in Kazakhstan. Separate panel discussions will be devoted to the implementation of Industry 4.0 and ESG in practice, ensuring environmental and industrial safety. Speakers will discuss where Kazakhstan is now in terms of introducing digitalization and innovative solutions in the oil and gas industry, how business process optimization affects the quality of work of enterprises, how to ensure the sustainability of optimizing operations in the oil and gas industry.
Within the framework of the KIOGE Conference, a meeting of the Organization of Turkic States will be held with the participation of sectorial ministers of Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkey, and Uzbekistan. Representatives of Hungary and Turkmenistan will act as observers.
“Gas industry. Reboot” panel session will take place on September 29. Natural gas occupies a special place in the structure of world energy and the international fuel balance; the gas industry plays a key role in the economic and social well-being of Kazakhstan. In the first quarter of 2022, 15 billion m3 of gas was produced, showing an increase of 8.2% compared to the same period last year. By the Decree of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated July 18, 2022, the Comprehensive Plan for the Development of the Gas Industry of Kazakhstan for 2022-2026 was approved, which indicates the timeliness of holding such a panel session within the framework of KIOGE. Representatives of QAZAQGAZ National Company will talk about the modernization of the gas industry. Also on the second day of the KIOGE Conference, representatives of key oil companies will discuss the implementation of oil and gas opportunities in exploration and production, technological solutions to ensure the continuity and safety of oil transportation, as well as new trends in oil related services and drilling waste disposal. The GR meeting will be devoted to discussing the challenges facing GR in the new realities, how to effectively implement strategic communications and manage risks, and how changes in the global energy portfolio affect the work of GR.
KIOGE will traditionally be held with the official support of the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Akimat of Almaty city, KazMunayGas NC JSC, KAZENERGY Kazakhstan Association of Oil-Gas and Energy Sector Organizations ALE, KazService Union of Service Companies of Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan Society of Oilmen-Geologists (KONG), Oil and Gas Industry Strategic Partnerships Development Council - PETROCOUNCIL.
The General Partner of KIOGE 2022 is Tengizchevroil LLP. Gold Partners are QazaqGaz, CNPC. Silver Partner is Novomet. Bronze Partners of the Event are Dassault, NIKKISO, Honeywell and Schneider Electric.
The organizer is Iteca, the Kazakhstani Exhibition Company.
You can find more information on the website: www.kioge.kz