07 September 2011, Wednesday, 16:54
author: Alim Faizov
The 18th international specialized exhibition “Oil, Gas, Petroleum Chemistry” is opened in Kazan today, the news agency “Tatar-Inform” reports.
Several other actions in the same sphere are traditionally dated to this exhibition and the scientific-practical conference on increase of oil recovery, the III international gas-chemical forum, the 6th specialized exhibition “Eco-technologies and eco-equipment of the XXI century”, the 2nd specialized exhibition “Plastic and caoutchouc” and the 1st specialized exhibition “Geo-Kazan: geological survey, geodesy and cartography” are held here at the same time.
The Prime-Minister of Tatarstan Ildar Khalikov called the theme of the exhibition of paramount importance for Tatarstan, speaking at the opening ceremony. This branch is considered the basic in the Republican economics today and the main source for filling its budget and the enterprises, working in this branch are the key social partners of Tatar municipalities.
The leading enterprises of Bashkortostan, including “BASHNEFT” and “Bashkir Chemistry”, are for the first time present here, demonstrating the common exposition. The President of the Bashkir Trade-Industry Chamber Uri Pustovgarov stated that two neighboring Republics would be able to produce the additional output at 500 billion rubles and open 40 thousand new workplaces in case of close co-operation between their enterprises.
The Trade-Industry Chamber RB reports the members of the Republican delegation will participate in many actions, planned within the frames of the exhibition: in the plenary session of the III international gas-chemical forum “The present and the future of Russian gas chemistry”, in the “round table” to the theme “Organization of co-operational relations between enterprises of Republic of Bashkortostan and Republic of Tatarstan”, in numerous business meetings with the purpose to advance new technologies and equipment, widening of economic relations and development of the branch scientific programs. They will also visit the technopolice “HIMGRAD”. Besides, the delegation of Bashkortostan will hold a press-conference today.
The international exhibition “Oil, Gas, Petroleum Chemistry” intends to receive 190 companies – participants in 2011. Their expositions will be located on more than 3000 square meters. The geography of the participants is very wide: the Great Britain, Germany, Kazakhstan, Byelorussia, Korea, Netherlands, Poland, Czechia, Switzerland, Japan and 40 cities of Russian Federation. The organizers hope that more than 7000 people will visit the exhibition and its actions and the specialists, presenting oil-gas chemical, instrument-making, machine-building, electronic and other branches of industry will make up 90% of the audience.