Oil and Gas Industry Supply Chain:March 11, 2008 Summary
About the Conference
The conference was attended by deputy general director for marketing of OJSC “Surgutneftegaz” Vladimir Ashikhmin, deputy general director of LLC “Gazkomplektimpeks” Alexander Karagodov, director of procurement department of OJSC “Gazprom” Abdulla Karaev, director of procurement department of OJSC “NK “Rosneft” Olga Strelkova, head of the tender committee of “SIBUR” Artem Borodin, head of procurement department of OJSC “Tatneft” Alexander Avramenko and many other representatives of oil companies. The moderator of the meeting was head of procurement division of OJSC “NOVATEK” Mikhail Shulyak.
The conference participants pointed to the need for the Russian oil and gas companies to have uniform procurement procedures, and to importance of development of the Register of oil and gas equipment suppliers. Gazprom representatives explained to the participants how the natural monopoly’s procurement system is organized, and expressed confidence that oil and gas companies’ procurement divisions would be able to better coordinate their joint efforts in the near future.
The important task of introducing uniform procurement standards is allotted to the Coordinating Council of Oil and Gas Equipment Operators that was established with the support of Valery Golubev (Gazprom), Sergey Bogdanchikov (Rosneft), German Khan (TNK-BP), Vladimir Bogdanov (Surgutneftegaz) and other oil and gas industry executives.
NEFTEGAZSNAB-2008 was attended by directors of commerce and sales divisions of many supplier companies: KMPO, Gidromashservis, Uralmash-Burovoye Oborudovanie, Borets, Kungur, Izhneftemash, Elektroshchit, CHTZ-Uraltruck, OMK, TNK, CHTPZ and many others.
NEFTEGAZSNAB-2008 provided a comfortable environment for participants to receive useful information and make cooperation arrangements. Customers and contractors could talk to each other during the coffee break, lunch and drink reception. All conference participants were presented with a geographic map “Oil and Gas Industry Suppliers” and book “Oil and Gas Industry Supply Chain”.