THE 1st UKRAINIAN GAS FORUM THE 2nd UKRAINIAN GAS FORUM

THIRD UKRAINIAN GAS FORUM

11th-12th October 2017

The Intercontinental Hotel
Kyiv, Ukraine

Platinum sponsor

Платиновий спонсор

BURISMA GROUP is the largest independent natural gas producer in Ukraine. It is a vertically integrated holding company engaged in the exploration, production, service, and sale of hydrocarbons. 

BURISMA operates the largest modern rig fleet and hydraulic fracking fleet as well as seismic equipment in Ukraine and across the region.

Founded in 2002, BURISMA is a market leader with annual  natural gas production more than 1 BCM and over 30% market share.

BURISMA is striving to become an active market player across Europe, as well as worldwide, and to stand out by virtue of its values and experience.

BURISMA is seeking to strengthen its role in the field of global energy development, with an emphasis on exploiting new technology.

Sponsors

The Regional Gas Company unites under its brand about 20 Ukrainian gas distribution companies. The goal of company is to upgrade gas distribution networks, to implement advanced technologies as well as higher level of customer services quality. The company delivers natural gas to 8,000,000 households, hundreds of thousands business and social facilities. This requires daily work to ensure the safe distribution through 250,000 km of distribution gas lines

Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang in Kyiv provides access to more than 25 domestic and internationally qualified lawyers, who combine their understanding of the Ukrainian market with the requirements and expectations of global organisations and investors. Our lawyers specialise in key sectors of the Ukrainian economy, including energy.

Our energy practice group in Kyiv is the leader in the Ukrainian energy sector and the team has been ranked as the Top energy practice in the country (Chambers Europe 2012-2016, Legal500, 2015-2016 and Ukrainian Law Firms 2009-2016). Also according to Chambers Europe, Vitaliy Radchenko, partner, is recognised by the same directories as a Band 1 lawyer in Energy and Natural Resources for Ukraine with commentators identifying him as "a standout figure for energy law in Ukraine".

The Commodity Exchange "Ukrainian Energy Exchange" (CE "UEEX") was established with the purpose of trading operation on the energy resources and electricity markets in Ukraine. UEEX provides organizational, technological, legal and other conditions for the functioning and development of exchange trading at electricity and energy resources markets. Ukrainian Energy Exchange is a member of the European Business Association (EBA) and the Association of exchanges and electronic platforms jointly with whom we are implementing several projects to create exchange markets.

EUSTREAM Slovak gas transmission system operator transports natural gas across Slovakia to European markets. It is a modern company with a longstanding tradition and extensive experience in the transmission of natural gas.
The EUSTREAM transmission system is connected with transmission routes to Ukraine, Czech Republic, Austria and Hungary. EUSTREAM has transported almost 2.5 trillion cubic metres of natural gas since 1972, successfully building on 45 years of tradition in international natural gas transmission.
EUSTREAM is working on extending and strengthening the European gas infrastructure and diversification of natural gas transmission routes. EUSTREAM is building up and planning new international pipeline connections with links to the transmission routes of other European countries.
 

The Association of Gas Producers of Ukraine is a nonprofit organization founded in December 2015 to represent the upstream sector of the petroleum industry in Ukraine. It is comprised of seven leading gas producing companies of Ukraine: UkrGasVydobuvannya, DTEK Naftogaz, Burisma Group, Geo Alliance Group, Smart Energy, KUB-Gas and Poltava Petroleum Company. 
All together they produce 88% of the Ukrainian natural gas, that's almost 18 billion cubic meter per year. Moreover, our companies generate 5% of Ukraine's GDP and 8% of the state budget revenues, providing 24 thousand of jobs within the country.
Our primary goal is to provide the exploration and production sector with a working environment that will enhance the performance of oil and gas industry, contribute to the energy security of Ukraine's economy, and broaden public awareness of the industry's contributions to society. The specific areas of concern are 1) public relations, 2) legislation affecting the natural gas and crude industry, 3) compliance with rules and regulations, and 4) education and training.

AOT Energy trades in energy commodities around the world.
Our business is conducted from offices in Asia, Europe, Africa, and North America, where our specialized personnel handle all trading aspects from origination, transport, storage and blending to risk management, finance and marketing.
AOT Energy’s business culture is based on a strict code of ethics and high degree of responsibility. 
With our strong values and our exemplary track record, we are the partner of choice for large refiners, retailers, petrochemical manufacturers and government organizations.
In support of our trading activities we hold long-term storage, shipping and logistics infrastructure that has allowed us to gain and maintain market share in strategic trading hubs.
Since  2016 AOT Energy is delivering natural gas to Ukraine from three major directions and in 2017 opened office in Kiev, Ukraine to further strengthen presence in the country.

JV Poltava Petroleum Company (JV PPC) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the British company JKX Oil & Gas Plc. Among non-state enterprises our Company is at the forefront of the oil and gas industry.
Scope of JV PPC activities - prospecting, exploration and production of hydrocarbons.
Among the main objectives of the Company – dynamic progress, social responsibility, implementation of advanced petroleum technologies and process improvement. JV PPC follows the world business ethical standards in its operations and fully satisfies the requirements of health, safety and environment protection, which is the best evidence of our high standards of HSE. 
JV Poltava Petroleum Company has an international team of highly skilled specialists.
JV PPC, using state-of-the-art techniques and technologies, contributes to the achievement of Ukraine's energy independence.
 

SigmaBleyzer - a private equity firm with an investment and operating history since 1994.  It is of the largest and most experienced private equity investors in Eastern Europe, with over 100 full-time investment professionals focused on control investments in companies operating in attractive and fast growing industries in Ukraine, Romania and Kazakhstan. With offices in Texas and throughout Eastern Europe, SigmaBleyzer specializes in control investments in turnaround and distressed situations. SigmaBleyzer currently manage assets valued at approximately $1 billion across six investment vehicles.
 

The U.S.-Ukraine Business Council was established in October 1995 to advance U.S. companies' trade and investment interests in Ukraine's significant emerging market, advocate for measures to improve conditions for bilateral trade and investment, and generally promote strong, friendly bilateral ties. 
In support of its mission, the Council works closely with the full range of other organizations interested in supporting a growing commercial relationship between the United States and Ukraine.
 

The Geo Alliance Group is one of the largest private companies of Ukraine. Geo Alliance is involved in exploration of oil and gas fields since 2004. The company has 16 licensed areas for exploration and development of oil and gas fields. The main mining assets are located in the Poltava and Kharkiv regions within the limits of the Dnipro-Donetsk basin. 
In its activities, the company tries to be a flagship in attracting the latest technologies and world-wide experience. In particular this applies to exploration, including deep deposits. In 2016 LPG processing plant was successfully installed and put into production by Geo Alliance, and today it is the largest private LPG producer in Ukraine.
 

DTEK Oil&Gas is an operation company that is responsible for oil and gas sector in DTEK Group. DTEK Oil&Gas comprises Naftogazvydobuvannya and Neftegazrazrabotka companies, engaged in exploration and extraction of hydrocarbons on three license sites in Poltava and Kharkiv regions. DTEK Oil&Gas is Ukraine’s largest private gas producer. In 2016 the company produced 1.6 billion cubic metres of natural gas and 56.1 tonnes of condensate. DTEK Oil&Gas CEO is Igor Shchurov.