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June 29, 2007

“Integra” named the best debutant of 2007


Integra Group was the general sponsor of the 9th Moscow International Oil and Gas Exhibition (MIOGE-2007) and the 5th Russian Oil and Gas Congress. This first-rate international forum held on the 27-29th June 2007 in the “Krasnaya Presnia ExpoCenter” gathered the leading scientists and experts of both global and Russian oil and gas industry.

According to the organizer’s data, this year MIOGE has grown by one quarter. A number of new subjects were added to the forum’s schedule: geology, geophysics, transportation and storage of oil and gas, oil-processing and petrochemistry, HSE, vacancy fair. Over 700 companies from 35 countries have participated in the forum. Among the numerous exhibitors were Integra Group, Rosneft, Gazprom, Lukoil , TNK-BP, Tatneft, Transneft, Novatek-Polymer, Borhimmash, Techpromimport, Surgutneftegaz, Gidromash, ABB, Gas de France, TYCO, Weatherford, Varko, Bentec, Shell, Statoil, Siemens, Argus and many others.

The exhibition and the congress were supported by the Ministry for Economic Development and Trade of the Russian Federation, Ministry for Natural Resources of the Russian Federation, the Federal Energy Agency, Federal Council and State Duma. The official partners of the congress featured Federal Council committee for natural resources and protection of the environment of the Russian Federation, RF Union of Oil and Gas Industrial Industrialists of the Russian Federation, the Union of Oil and Gas industry machinery manufacturers of the Russian Federation, Russian Gas Association, International Gas Union (IGU), and Association of European Business (AEB).
For Integra it was the first time to participate in an event of such scale. The primary objective for the Company at the exhibition was to present all of its areas of activity in a bright and professional manner, as well as to show itself as an established and competitive player on the Russian oil filed services market.

Representatives of Integra-Burenie, Nizhnevartovskneftegeofizika, VNIIBT- Burovoy Instrument, Integra Trade House and Smith Eurasia were working at the group’s stand. Each company represented its own area of activity. During the exhibition a great number of negotiations were held with the potential partners and customers, none of the 8 meeting rooms at the company’s stand was ever empty.

As usual, the 5th Russian oil and gas congress, held within MIOGE became an important event. About 600 representatives of oil and gas industry from 30 countries, including Russia, Great Britain, Germany, Italy, China, Norway, USA, Finland, France, Switzerland and many others participated in the forum. According to the representative of the Federal Council Committee for Natural Resources and Environmental Control, Victor Orlov, the congress is the most prestigious oil and gas industry forum, judging by the list of participants and discussed issues, a necessary event to analyze the situation in the industry and to maintain a dialog between science, business and authorities.”

The opening address was made by Felix Lubashevskiy. In his report he made a brief analysis of the current situation on the oilfield services market. Hans Klampferer, Vice President for Technology and Business Development of Integra Group, also participated in the forum’s work, and made a report on technological aspects of the Integra Group’s activities. Managers of leading Russian and International companies, such as LUKOIL, Tatneft, TNK-BP, Mezhregiongaz, E.ON Ruhrgas, Hydro, Chevron, Eni S.p.A. and many others also shared their experience.

Integra Group’s stand won the prize as best debutant of 2007 and received a lot of positive opinion from the visitors. As a general sponsor, Integra received the prize and certificate. The contract between “Integra” and “Gazkomplektimpex” Ltd. for delivery of 11 heavy drilling rigs manufactured by “Uralmash-Burovoe Oborudovanie” was considered the deal of the year.

According to the organizers of the MIOGE, that was Integra’s triumphant debut for at the Russia’s most prestigious oil and gas industry forum of the year.