SPIGF 2019 Enabling substantive dialogue between industry leaders
The ninth St. Petersburg International Gas Forum (SPIGF) took place on 1-4 October 2019. Government officials, top managers, industry experts, researchers and members of academia gathered on the banks of the Neva to discuss most relevant issues and strategic prospects of the gas industry as well as share their expertise and present innovative achievements.
For the first time, Wintershall Dea contributed to the Forum not only as a participant but also as a partner, presenting the newly merged company with its own exhibition stand. Wintershall Dea showcased its Russian projects and activities from all over the world and held expert talks on technological innovation, digitalization and high standards which build the cornerstone of the company’s operations.
Wintershall Dea CEO Mario Mehren attended SPIGF together with Thilo Wieland, Member of the Board responsible for Russia, Latin America and Transportation, and Torsten Murin, Managing Director of Business Unit Russia.
At the plenary session of the Forum on 3 October 2019, Mario Mehren underlined the importance of strategic partnerships in the energy sector.
Wintershall Dea takes its role as a socially responsible partner seriously. As a sign of the company’s commitment to promoting and supporting young talent, Torsten Murin took part as a jury member in the award ceremony of “A Glance into the Future”, an international competition for young scientists co-sponsored by Wintershall Dea.