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International Conference “Oil and Gas Markets of Central Europe”

This international event will focus on the Central European oil and gas sector as part of the global energy market...

Confidence Energy is pleased to invite you to the “Oil and Gas Markets of Central Europe” international conference which will run on 26-27 June, 2008 in Prague, Czech Republic. This international event will focus on the Central European oil and gas sector as part of the global energy market. The Conference will cover topics ranging from trends and criteria deciding on project and market success, trading routes and diversification of the key energy sources, development of transportation and transit infrastructure, quality of products and export logistics, fiscal and legal aspects of market stability.

The Central European oil and gas sector plays a crucial role in promoting economic growth in the region. It has been undergoing significant changes in onshore and offshore production, transportation infrastructure, diversification of supply-base, refineries modernization in compliance with EC standards, crude and products trading patterns.

Topic Highlights

• International outlook: Promoting stable investment and trade platforms in Central and Eastern European oil and gas markets
• Oil sector investment opportunities
• Gas sector investment opportunities
• Governance of fiscal and legal market stability
• Markets overview from the traders’ perspective: specifics of consumption and short- to mid-term trends and refining in Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria
• Integration in the European Union – product quality issues
• Key sources of energy for Central Europe – trading routes and diversification
• Trading patterns – benchmarks, key players, opportunities

The Conference is designed to further international energy dialogue, facilitate information exchange and improve understanding in the oil and gas industry of the region. It will bring together oil business leaders, senior management and leading specialists of oil companies, business developers, heads of E&P and transportation divisions, pipeline operators, strategic development consultants, bankers, lawyers, and major traders from Europe, Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan and other countries. Among the recent confirmed participants are Gazprom Export (Russia), Mazeikiu Nafta (Lithuania), LUKOIL Czech Republic s.r.o. (Сzech Republic), Eustreame (Slovakia), BelOil (Belarus), Hellenic Petroleum (Greece), Niche Energy (The Netherlands), United Oil Group (Russia), Georgian Oil and Gas Corporation (Georgia), Sat Trade (Russia), SAT&Company (Russia).

Prague is an attractive conference location. It is one of the major European business and cultural centers featuring world-famous historic landmarks.

We would be happy to see you among the guests and participants of the Conference. We are certain it will enable you make better informed investment and trading decisions, identify economic opportunities and partnerships by providing a broad and sophisticated long term outlook on Central European oil and gas market trends.

For more information and to register, please contact the event’s Organiser:

Confidence Energy Ltd
Tel.: +44 (0)20 8349 1999
Fax: +44 (0)20 8349 2999
E-mail: info@cenergy.eu
www.cenergy.eu
Project Coordinator, Tereza Vita: t_vita@cenergy.eu

Conference webpage: www.ceog.eu