ASHGABAT (TCA) — The International Roadshow "Oil and Gas of Turkmenistan-2020" held in Dubai (UAE) on February 24-25 brought together the leaders of the world oil and gas market, as well as the heads of the hydrocarbon sector of Turkmenistan. The event aimed at developing Turkmenistan’s cooperation with all interested foreign partners in the fuel and energy sector, the State News Agency of Turkmenistan reported.
According to the organizers of the roadshow, the event brought together over 100 leading companies from about 40 countries, which testifies to the high attention the global energy business to the growing gas market of Turkmenistan.
On the first day of the forum, the international conference "TAPI - Gas Pipeline for Peace and Cooperation" and the first session "Oil and Gas of Turkmenistan" were held in Dubai. Speaking during the forum, the Turkmen representatives emphasized the role of Turkmenistan's neutral status as an effective mechanism is establishing fruitful cooperation to address important issues, strengthen friendly, good neighborly relations between states and peoples.
The presentation of Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline project was held during the conference in Dubai. The information on the progress in its construction and on the impact of this project on the socio-economic development of the region was presented.
The working sessions of the first day of the international roadshow were dedicated to prospects of development of gas-chemical and oil refining industries of Turkmenistan, industrialization, as well as development of the offshore blocks of the Turkmen shelf of the Caspian Sea and attraction of investments.
The heads and leading specialists of the oil and gas sector of Turkmenistan and foreign companies, including Gas Strategies, Haldor Topsoe, China National Oil and Gas Exploration and Development Corporation, Dragon Oil, WOOD, and Gaffney, Cline & Associates presented their reports.
The forum also included the round table "TAPI - the guiding light of peace and cooperation" and the seminar on legal and tax aspects of investing in the oil and gas sector of Turkmenistan.
In addition, bilateral talks were held between the heads of the oil and gas industry of Turkmenistan and top managers of a number of world-known companies.