By Zulfiya Iskaliyeva
Atyrau is hosting two important exhibitions - Atyrau Oil&Gaz-2014 and AtyrauBuild-2012. The exhibitions are opened in Atyrau sport complex and adjacent temp pavilion and will work from April 1 till April 3.
Traditionally, during the same period, on April 1-2, the regional oil and gas technological conference “OILTECH Atyrau 2014” is taking place at the Renaissance hotel. The events are officially supported by the Ministry of Oil and Gas, the Ministry of Regional Development, National Oil Company KazMunayGas, local governments of Atyrau and Atyrau Oblast, the RoK Union of Service Companies and the Kazakhstan Society of Petroleum Geologists. Organizers of the exhibitions are Iteca (Kazakhstan) and ITE Group Plc (Great Britain).
140 companies are participating in Atyrau Oil&Gas-2014 exhibition: from Kazakhstan, Austria, Germany, Great Britain, India, Italy, Canada, China and other countries. This year, besides the traditional sectors, new sections such as “Anti- corrosive coatings for pipelines” and ‘Welding in the Oil and Gas Industry” were on display for the first time. Among the permanent participants of exhibitions there are KazMunayGas, Tengizchevroil, NCOC, Atyrauneftemash, Wika Kazakhstan, Kaspian Offshore Construction, Eurospetsarmatura and many others.
There are over 40 exhibitors at the Atyrau Build-2014 exhibition, 80% of them are domestic companies represented in such sections as Construction, Interior Design, Heating and Ventilation, Windows, Doors and Facades, Ceramics and Stone, Road Construction.
Key oil-producing and service companies, oil and petrochemical refineries from Kazakhstan, Austria, Belarus, Germany, the Netherlands and Russia are participating in the OILTECH Atyrau-2014 conference. The conference program includes issues of offshore fields development, increase of oil recovery, industrial safety and state environmental control. The speakers are top managers of a number of leading oil and gas companies.