UGS: Sustainability and Efficiency (UGS-2006)


Location: Moscow, RF, Russia

Event Date/Time: Oct 11, 2006 End Date/Time: Oct 13, 2006
Registration Date: Oct 10, 2006
Early Registration Date: Sep 01, 2006
Abstract Submission Date: Sep 15, 2006
Paper Submission Date: Oct 01, 2009
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The conference “UGS: Sustainability and Efficiency” will be held 11-13 October, 2006 at the VNIIGAZ premises (Moscow region).
Managers and experts of Russian and foreign companies, suppliers of products and providers of services will meet to discuss new opportunities, relevant issues, the up-to-date developments and technologies in the field of underground gas storage.
The conference program will include four sessions (Plenary Session and three Technical Sessions), Panel Discussion and Technical Tour.

Plenary Session:
9:00-13:00 – October 11, 2006
Welcome of the OAO “GAZPROM” Management
Presentations of keynote speakers

Technical Sessions:
14:00 - 17:00 – October 11, 2006
9:00-16:00 – October 12, 2006

UGS A: UGS at the liberalized market. New projects, new regions.- The UGS role in ensuring of spot trade- Pricing in the field of UGS services- Requirements to UGS operation technologies providing for gas trade- Securing of gas supply reliability
UGS B: Modern technologies in traditional gas storage methods.- Construction and completion of UGS wells- Gas storage management technologies- Gas compression and treatment- Storage in salt beds
UGS C: Alternative gas storage methods. Utilization of CO2 with use of UGS.- Gas hydrate storages- Free gas storages- Units for liquefaction, storage and regasification- Technological and environmental specific features

Panel Discussion:
16:00 – October 12, 2006

Technical Tour:
Uvyazovskoye UGS
7:00-23:00 – October 13, 2006

Conference Languages
Official languages are Russian and English. Speakers shall present their papers in any of these languages. Simultaneous translation will be provided.
Submission of Abstracts
Abstracts shall be received by September 15, 2006 for consideration by the UGS-2006 Program Committee. The abstracts shall include 800 characters maximum in English and Russian with names of the authors, company and address, contacts and the name of the correspondent for further communication. Acceptable format for abstracts includes Microsoft Word and Adobe PDF.
The abstracts should accurately summarize the content of intended paper.

Abstracts should be sent by e-mail or posted on FD or CD to the following address:
(Abstracts sent by fax are not accepted)

UGS- 2006 Conference
Organizing Committee
VNIIGAZ, Razvilka, Leninsky District, Moscow Region, 142717 Russia
Tel.: +7 495 355 9666
Fax: +7 495 399 1677

Abstract Submission Deadline – September 15, 2006
Paper Submission Deadline – October 1, 2006


Razvilka, Leninsky District, Moscow Region, 142717

Additional Information

Registration Form The UGS-2006 Organizing Committee is pleased to announce that the Registration Form for the Conference is now available on our website either in PDF or MSWord format. Please fill in the Form and return it either by fax or email. Online registration is available via website as well. Upon receipt of your form, invoice for payment of your registration fee will be sent to you by fax. As soon as your payment is received, a confirmation message will be emailed to you. Registration fee (VAT incl.) Delegate / Speaker Before/on September 1, 2006 US$ 900 After September 1, 2006 US$ 1000 Technical Tour US$ 300 For three or more participants from one organization there is a group discount of 10 percent from the registration fee amount. The above fees cover the following: · Participation in all Conference sessions · Delegate’s package (including copy of abstracts and list of participants) · Conference Proceedings CD (to be posted after the Conference) · Welcome Party and Farewell Party · Coffee breaks, lunches · Conference Hotel-Conference Venue Shuttle. Cancellations In case of cancellation, substitutions of participants are welcome at any time if notified in writing. No refund of the registration fee is available for this Conference. Method of Payment Bank transfer or cash on-site, unfortunately no credit cards are accepted. Bank transfer: DEUTSCHE BANK TRUST COMPANY AMERICAS, NEW YORK, SWIFT CODE: BKTR US 33 New York, USA, Account N 04414534 in favour of Gazprombank, Moscow branch SWIFT CODE: GAZPRUMM016 in favour of account ¹ 40702840100001002208 of VNIIGAZ (with note: for participation in UGS-2006 Conference) Cash (Russian rubles) if paid on-site Accommodation The registration fee does not include accommodation, the Technical Tour, and travel costs. The information on the Conference hotels will be provided later. Please keep in touch. For general information on Moscow hotels and hotel rates please contact city accommodation service: Tel: +7 495 933 7878 or fax: +7 495 933 7877.