1st Technology and Innovation Conference

On November 2, 2017, the U.S.-Russia Chamber of Commerce (“USRCC”) hosted its 1st Oil and Gas Technology Conference organized by the USRCC Technology and Innovation Committee (“T&I”). The event was “by invitation only” and took place at the Petroleum Club Of Houston. 
 
The Conference was attended by about 50 industry professionals including, among others,  heads of the technology departments from various U.S. and Russian universities, executives from oil and gas companies, venture capital firms, startup companies and incubators. Conference  focused on hydrocarbon detection, pyrolysis technology, refreshing and completion technology, corrosion protection, steel grade development and other oil and gas industry innovative technologies.
 
The event started with the keynote presentation by Tom Moroney, VP of Technology, Shell, who shared his ideas on the innovative solutions for complex technological challenges facing oil and gas industry.
Six sessions included presenters  from TMK,  Emerson, Salamander Solutions,  One Bridge Solutions,  Rice University, Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, Kazan Federal University, and others. Several startup companies were given an opportunity to present to the prospective business partners .
 
Luncheon speaker Dania Kodeih,  Senior Business Architect, Oil/Gas and Energy Strategy and Architecture, Microsoft,  discussed the future of the digital transformations in oil and gas industry and Microsoft efforts in that regard. 
 
During the conference speakers and attendees exchanged opinions and made new connections.
 
We would like to thank our speakers, moderators, attendees and volunteers for making this event a success. 
 
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*Copies of the event presentations are available upon request 

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