Moscow hosts the 1st Russian Petroleum Congress. Spanning three days, it brings together over 2000 representatives from business, industry and science. The congress shall look at: oil as a global source of energy, modernization of Russia’s oil and gas complex, strategy development and improvement of technologies for modernization of petrochemical and oil refining.
The forum also has a special program on offer targeting young people from different countries.
A memorandum will be signed on the closing day for Moscow to host in 2014 the 21st World Petroleum Congress. Russia won the tender for it last year.