Oil and Gas Markets of Eastern and Central Europe International Conference started today in Minsk. For over a decade this regional event has been bringing together oil producers and refiners as well as traders, operators, logistics experts and energy analysts.
The opening ceremony marked the welcoming address of Confidence Capital Director Andrew Rudenko who outlined the extensive and highly topical conference program. Belneftekhim Deputy Сhairman Vladimir Sizov also addressed the audience. He underlined that the Conference, being a leading regional event, offers the insight into Belarusian oil and gas industry. The two-day conference program includes six panel sessions on global energy market.
The audience, which amounts to 120 participants this year, will get up-close look at current trends in refining of Eastern and Central Europe, Ukraine, Russia and Baltic states. The attendees will also hear the representatives of Belarusian refineries. The conference aims not only at providing first-hand information on Central and Eastern European oil and gas markets, but at serving as an excellent networking platform for traders, refiners, freight and terminal operators as well.
Having analysed the trends of the virus outbreak, with health and safety of our attendees, speakers, contractors and personnel in mind, after careful consideration the relevant SOCAR management in charge of the event and Confidence Capital have jointly taken a decision to move 5th SOCAR International Caspian and Central Asia Downstream Forum and SOCAR Drilling and Completions Forum dates to 29 June – 1 July 2020.
With regard to the outbreak of COVID-19 globally, Confidence Capital continues to monitor and follow the latest health and government authorities’ guidelines for the countries where we deliver our events and the markets we service as well as the advice provided by the World Health Organisation www.who.int.
For the first time in 17 years, Oil Traders’ School will be held not in Western Europe, but in Kazakhstan. Oil Traders’ School Confidence – the leading integrated training and professional development course for traders, oil and gas of companies’ management, operators.