SPIGF 2019 Enabling substantive dialogue between industry leaders

The St. Petersburg International Gas Forum (SPIGF) brought together top managers, experts and stakeholders of the gas industry. Wintershall Dea CEO Mario Mehren and board member Thilo Wieland joined colleagues from the Business Unit Russia and took part in an extensive program of meetings, presentations and panel discussions.
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SPIGF 2019 Wintershall Dea
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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 zusammen mit Thilo Wieland
Wintershall Dea CEO Mario Mehren zusammen mit Thilo Wieland
Wintershall Dea board member Thilo Wieland and Wintershall Dea CEO Mario Mehren (from the left) at the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum 2019.
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Wintershall Dea/Georgy Pavlovsky

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.

Following the merger, Russia remains one of the priority regions for Wintershall Dea. In fact, Russia has the largest natural gas reserves within the company’s portfolio.
Mario Mehren
CEO
A socially responsible partner

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.

Wintershall Dea Torsten Murin
Wintershall Dea Torsten Murin
Torsten Murin, Managing Director of Wintershall Dea Russia, at the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum 2019.
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Wintershall Dea/Georgy Pavlovsky
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