The 12th International Exhibition "Oil and Gas of Turkmenistan - 2007" kicked off at Sergi Koshgi exhibition center in Ashgabat. According to official information, this year some 150 majors from 21 countries attend the traditional exhibition organized by the ministry of oil and gas industry and mineral resources jointly with the chamber of commerce of Turkmenistan.
Along with the long-standing partners of Turkmenistan such as Dragon Oil, Petronas, Barren Energy, Mannesmann, Naftogaz Ukrainy, Gasprom, Lukoil, Chinese Oil Corporation for Engineering and Development there are other companies that demonstrate their potential at the exhibition and get acquainted with a promising Turkmen market. They are BP Exploration operating Co LTD, Enex Process Engineering, Kazmunaigaz and others.
The ministry of oil and gas industry and mineral resources and the ministry of energy and industry of Turkmenistan, state concerns Turkmenneftegastroy, Turkmengas and Turkmenneft also put their stalls at the exhibition.
Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has conveyed a message to the participants of the international exhibition "Oil and Gas of Turkmenistan - 2007" which is due to open tomorrow. "We stand ready to cooperate with well-known companies with extensive experience in producing and utilizing modern equipment, with authoritative financial organizations and banks in implementing large-scale oil and gas projects, the message says. We are ready to buy and use their state-of-the-art equipment and technologies."
The forum will finish on November 15.