9:45
WELCOME SPEECH AND INTRODUCTION TO THE PLATFORM
10:00
GLOBAL OUTLOOK. PETROCHEMICAL ECONOMY ON THE GLOBAL SCALE
Global challenges 2020: Coronavirus impact on the global economy, volatile feedstock pricing and shrinking of mutual trade How will tectonic shifts in the global economy and politics affect the development of the petrochemical market?
  • SPECIAL PRESENTATION:
Overview of the key petrochemical trends
Sergey Komyshan
Member of the Management Board, Executive Director
SIBUR
  • PRESENTATION:
Macroeconomic analyses: Trade war - Specific impact on petrochemical feedstock flows. Implications under different scenarios
DENIS BORISOV
Director, CESA Energy Center Leader
EY
  • DISCUSSION:
CIS Petrochemicals - Capitalizing on competitive advantages
  • Coronavirus and the petrochemicals industry – what might the recovery look like?
  • What government initiatives are required to increase the competitiveness of the Russian industry in the global petrochemicals market?
  • Pivot to the East: Growing petrochemical demand in APAC. New opportunities and risks in the development of the petrochemical cluster in the Russian Far East
11:15
NETWORKING BREAK
Virtual Networking
Before the event you will have access to the virtual platform to schedule 1:1 meetings or small group meetings in advance. Nail your elevator pitch, share some valuable experience, and leave with meaningful connections.
Exhibition tour
Take a seat and enjoy the virtual exhibition tour. Feel free to explore online booths, watch demos at your convenience, and have meaningful 1-1 chats.
11:45
OVERVIEW:

PERSPECTIVES AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE REGIONAL AND GLOBAL GAS MARKET
Before COVID-19 the global methanol industry was amongst the most rapidly developing in the petrochemical sector. For the last decade, its annual growth rate (more than 6.5%) has been twice that of global GDP.

Russian and global oil and gas markets are changing rapidly. What are the opportunities for methanol production: growth or stagnation? Will the industry be able to handle future challenges?

Moderator:
Maria Belova, Research Director, Vygon Сonsulting
  • PRESENTATION:
Key challenges for the Russian gas industry on a changing global gas market Anna Galtsova, Research and Analysis
ANNA GALTSOVA
Research and Analysis Director in the Russian and Caspian Energy
IHS Markit
  • PRESENTATION:
The global balance of gas and capacity of the feedstock supply in competitive regions
Vitaly Yermakov
Senior Research Fellow
OXFORD INSTITUTE FOR ENERGY STUDIES
  • PRESENTATION:
Lockdowns and shutdowns: Impact of the pandemic on global methanol markets
Lara Berton
Global Methanol Lead
S&P Global Platts
12:45
NETWORKING LUNCH BREAK
VIRTUAL NETWORKING
1:1 video meeting with your potential partners
EXPO AREA
Visit the Expo Area to attend special events by the event partners and sponsors
NETWORKING LUNCH
Grab a sandwich and join us from your couch or patio for the informal networking lunch
13:15
NEW AND EXISTING PROJECTS IN RUSSIA AND CIS: WHAT ARE THE PROSPECTS?
Re-evaluating projects amid the coronavirus pandemic, who will pass the test of reality? For those who can build and launch they face new challenges. At the same time, what risks can be faced by ammonia projects? Will all announced projects go ahead? Will there be changes in distribution channels? What is the impact of technological changes?

Moderator:
Senior Representative, Aveva
  • MODERATOR
Sergey Mashin
Senior Key Account Executive
AVEVA
  • PRESENTATION:
Russian methane chemicals: Everyone for himself
DMITRIY AKISHIN
Head of Gas and Chemicals Division
VYGON CONSULTING
  • PRESENTATION:
Overview of promising gas monetization projects
EGOR KRIVCHUN
General Director
GIAP
  • PRESENTATION:
NIIK’s experience in modernization of existing and construction of new nitric acid plants with improved process performance parameters
VALENTINA KOLODINSKAYA
Commercial Director
NIIK
  • PRESENTATION:
The capacity development of gas chemical and gas processing projects in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia)
ALEXANDER KLIMENTYEV
Advisor
PERMANENT REPRESENTATION OF THE REPUBLIC OF SAKHA
14:15
NETWORKING BREAK
RESTORATIVE YOGA SESSION
30-minutes yoga and meditation session to explore mindfulness, breathing exercises and remove tension from the neck and shoulders area. Created for busy and engaged professionals, to support their well-being and promote higher levels of concentration and immediate relaxation. Meditation and physical activity positively impact psychological wellbeing and productivity. Svetlana Elfimova, Business psychologist, well-being expert and co-founder, We Well Consulting
EXPO AREA
Visit the Expo Area to attend special events by the event partners and sponsors
VIRTUAL NETWORKING
Grab a sandwich and join us from your couch or patio for the informal networking lunch
14:45
ROUND TABLE:

WHAT IS THE KEY DRIVER OF GLOBAL PRICES AND WHAT IS THE FORECAST FOR PRICE DYNAMICS?
Join our experts in open virtual roundtable discussions, share your views, and ask questions.

Methanol prices are still volatile and difficult to predict. However, investors have to rely on these price forecasts when choosing a project configuration and production volumes. What will be the ratio of oil and gas prices compared to methanol prices? What can be the most optimistic or conservative forecasts of price dynamics? Stress scenarios for future gas to chemicals projects.
  • PRESENTATION:
Gas-to-chemicals prices: current situation and short-term forecast
Nina Adamova
Senior analyst, Center for Economic Forecasting (CEP)
Gazprombank
  • PRESENTATION:
Gas prices and access to gas infrastructure in Russia as price factors for gas products
Alexey Khmelnitskiy
CEO
ERTA - consult
Andrey Bondarenko
Analyst
Far East Development Fund
16:00
NETWORKING BREAK
BUSINESS NETWORKING
BARTENDING EXPERIENCE
Learn how to make homemade cocktails like a professional bartender and enjoy informal networking with your peers. Enjoy good company with a drink you like in hand.
9:45
WELCOME RECEPTION AND PLAN FOR THE DAY
10:00
DEVELOPMENT OF INFRASTRUCTURE FOR INDUSTRY NEEDS
Presentations by transport companies following with a heated discussion with the industry. Ensuring the development of the gas chemical sector is only possible if there is a systematic approach to the development of the infrastructure. An integral element of the required development is the construction of new infrastructure and the modernisation of the existing one.
What are the forecasts and assessments of the prospects for the development of transport and logistics infrastructure in the near future?
Are partnerships and joint ventures possible between investors and exporters?

Moderator:
Andrey Kostin, General Director, RUPEC
  • PRESENTATION:
Export channels of gas-chemical products
ANDREY KOSTIN
General Director
RUPEC
  • PRESENTATION:
Prospects for the development of seaports for the needs of large-capacity methanol transhipment
Olga Gopkalo
Chief Specialist
MORSTROY- TECHNOLOGY
  • PRESENTATION:
Methanol transportation market situation. Efficient transport solutions: what are the advantages of tank wagons and tank containers
Igor Sergienko
Head of Product Development
UNITED WAGON COMPANY
11:15
NETWORKING BREAK
BUSINESS NETWORKING
1:1 meetings or small group meetings in advance. Nail your elevator pitch, share some valuable experience, and leave with meaningful connections.
EXPO AREA EVENTS
Feel free to explore online booths, watch demos at your convenience and have meaningful 1-1 chats.
11:45
NAVIGATING AROUND NEW AND EXISTING TECHNOLOGIES: ARE THERE NEW OPPORTUNITIES?
In this session, we will discuss what are the most successful industrial adoptions of technologies in the industry, what other cost effective technologies are there to look at.

Moderator:
Senior representative, AVEVA
  • PRESENTATION:
Small-tonnage monetization of hydrocarbon gas: limitations and new technological opportunities
ARTEM VLASOV
Chief Specialist Gas Business Development
GAZPROMNEFT NTC
  • PRESENTATION:
Dividing wall columns for gas separation. A new chapter
Igor Rogov
Sales Director
Sulzer GTC Technology
Topic to be confirmed
12:45
NETWORKING AND LUNCH BREAK
13:30
BRAINSTORMING DISCUSSION:

FIVE PRIORITY TASKS
The format of the discussion relies upon the active participation of all conference delegates, who based on information and statistics received during the two days of the conference will discuss priority tasks for the gas processing sector in the region for the coming year.

Moderator:
Dmitry Akishin, Head of Gas and Chemistry, Vygon Сonsulting
Levon Garslian
Head of Strategy and Investments Valuation
Metadynea (Metafrax group)
Sergey Levin
Deputy Director for Technology and Implementation
SHCHEKINOAZOT
Alexander Razygraev
Head of Department of Energy Infrastructure
Ministry For The Development Of The Russian Far East
14:30
INDUSTRY FUN QUIZ SESSION - WIN SOME PRESENTS
DAY 2, 10 JULY 2020 (GMT+3)

BUILD YOUR OWN AGENDA FOR 2 CONFERENCE DAYS

Conference platform will be made available to all attendees 3 days before the event. You will have access to the full attendee list and can schedule meetings in advance combining with the session and presentation interesting to you.