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10th Anniversary International Conference and Onsite Visit
"Downstream Uzbekistan and Central Asia 2024"

5-7 March 2024, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

About the conference


A professional international platform which annually brings together over 150 C-suite executives from vertically integrated oil companies, general directors, CTOs of oil refineries, gas processing plants and petrochemical facilities, initiators of investment projects on oil and gas processing and petrochemicals from Central Asian and Caspian region countries, and Russia, officials of regulatory authorities, licensors of production technologies, equipment developers, producers and suppliers, service providers. The event is dedicated to the discussion of the largest investment projects on construction and modernisation of production capacities, efficiency enhancement of operating oil refineries, gas processing plants and petrochemical facilities.

Among the speakers and honoured guests 2023

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Member of the Senate of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Committee on Economic Policy, Innovative Development and Entrepreneurship of the Senate of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan

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Chairman of the Board

Samruk-Kazyna Ondeu

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Acting Director

GPC Investment

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Deputy General Director for Production

Shurtan Gas Chemical Complex

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Director of the Department of Strategy and Financial and Economic Asset Management


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Head of Department of Logistics of Petroleum Products


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Director of Project Office for Hydrocarbon Processing

Sanoat Energetika Guruhi

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Director of the Department for Work with Projects


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Technical Director

Sterlitamak Petrochemical Plant

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Gazprom Neft

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KPMG Caucasus and Central Asia

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Head of Department

Gazpromneft Marine Bunker

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Head of research - Deputy Director

Institute of Petroleum Refining and Petrochemistry

Among the participants

Flagship investment projects

Conference highlights 2023:


150+ participants - commercial and technical managers of key O&G processing and petrochemical companies from Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and Russia, as well as representatives of regulatory authorities, technology and engineering companies


Onsite visit to the Atyrau Refinery: An opportunity to visit the production site of the major upgraded facility and to ask questions to the management of Kazakhstan's largest refinery in person


Projects in O&G processing: Presentation of major investment projects, status of O&G and petrochemical plant construction and modernisation projects


How to obtain funding? Attracting investment and project financing as a key challenge in the O&G processing and petrochemicals market


Government regulatory issues - dialogue between producers and authorities as a step towards development of downstream industry in Central Asia and the Caspian region


Current marketing issues - logistics in the time of sanctions


Round table with major industry players on Inter-Regional Cooperation in the O&G Sector - exchange of views and experience in the world of the transitional economy


Focus on petrochemicals - opportunities for O&G refineries and petrochemical enterprises


Innovation in the O&G market - trends in the O&G innovations, introduction of new equipment and cutting-edge solutions, examples of effective application of technologies


Oil and gas processing plants of the future- process efficiency enhancement, optimisation of operations, ESG strategies, digital opportunities, "green" agenda and decarbonisation


30+ hours of business and informal networking! One-to-one meetings, business lunches, coffee breaks, cocktail reception, and much more

Sponsors and Partners 2023

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Industry Insights

Industry Report

Overview of the industry status and prospects for the development of the O&G processing and gas-to-chemicals industry in Kazakhstan, Central Asian countries and Russia

Investment Projects

Major investment projects for the construction and modernisation of O&G processing and gas-to-chemicals facilities in Kazakhstan, Central Asian countries and Russia

Among the projects:
-GPP construction in Zhanaozen (Kazakhstan)
-Oil Refinery construction in Kazakhstan
-Construction of Gas Processing Plant at Kashagan

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    5-7 March 2024, Tashkent, Uzbekistan