Oil and Gas Field Services in Russia:October 20, 2006 Summary
About the Conference
The conference “Oil and Gas Field Services in Russia – 2006” was held in Radisson Slavyanskaya Hotel on 20 October 2006.
The conference speakers included deputy head of the Russian Federal Service for environmental, Technical and Nuclear Supervision Nikolay Kutyin, vice-president for oilfield services of TNK-BP Management Mikhail Osipov, vice-president of PetroAlians Alexander Sizov, heads of the Russian Association of Oilfields Service.
Contractors, LUKOIL-Perm, Oil Technology Overseas, JSC Nizhnevartovskneftegeofisika, JSC ElAZ, A.D.D. Service, Minks Plant of Wheeled Tractors, Alians Drilling Company. The Conference was attended by representatives of Sibneft-Noyabrskneftegaz, Zarubezhneft, Siberian Service Company, Yugorsk Oil Company,
Vankorneft, Orenvurg Drilling Company, Tomskgazpromgeofisika, M-I SWACO, Marubeni Itochu and many others.
The Conference was opened by president of the major oilfields service group Integra Felix Lyubashevsky. In his address Lyubashevsky emphasized the rapid development of the Russian oilfield service market and pointed to some problems. One of the problems is that manufacturers’ capabilities are not sufficient to meet the ever-growing demand and requirements of the customers. Lyubashevsky paid special attention to personnel development saying that “there is an clear shortage of skilled specialists”. Companies have to employ anyone from the street. There is a lack of experienced people though efforts are made to train and retrain personnel.