/ Post-show report

The 22nd International Specialized Trade Fair ROS-GAS-EXPO Results 2018

The 22nd International Specialized Exhibition of Natural Gas Industry and Technology for Gas Facility ROS-GAZ-EXPO was held from 2 to 5 October 2018 in St. Petersburg as part of the VIII St. Petersburg International Gas Forum. More than 10,000 gas industry specialists met at the Expoforum Exhibition and Convention Center to discuss the latest developments in the field of construction, operation, and reconstruction of gas transmission systems. The organizer of the event is FAREXPO, one of the largest organizers of exhibitions and congresses in North-Western Russia.

In 2018, at the exhibition area of 13,000 square meters. m, about 300 companies from 15 countries presented their products. For more than twenty years since its inception, the exhibition has become not only a traditional demonstration platform for new technologies, materials, and equipment used in the field of gas distribution and use but also a reliable mechanism for promoting the latest developments on the Russian gas market. For example, this year at the exhibition for the first time was represented by a collective stand one of the main industry associations - the Association of Gas Equipment Manufacturers. The stand of the Association united 12 leading Russian and foreign manufacturers of gas equipment and the head research and design institute for the distribution and use of gas Giproniyagaz. The participants of the collective exposition successfully demonstrated the entire technological chain for the gasification of objects: from the design to the delivery of gas to the end user.

New developments and solutions have traditionally been demonstrated by regular exhibitors, who confirm their leadership in the gas equipment market from year to year. Among them are Meteko GmbH LLC, Axitech LLC, Datum Group, FSUE SPO Analitpribor, BROEN LLC, GAZ-TEL LLC, REAL LLC, Energomera Electrotechnical Plants JSC, PKF "Ex-Form", LLC "Elster Gazelektronika", LLC Engelsky instrument-making association "Signal", GK "TURBULENTNOST-DON", PJSC Stavropol Radio Plant "Signal", LLC "CIT-Plus", LLC "CIT-ES. ", LLC "CenterTehForm", LLC "Ilma", LLC "Tekhsistema-UMR", etc.

It should be noted that the long-term cooperation of companies in the framework of ROS-GAZ-EXPO is bearing fruitful, and this year some participants of the event presented joint projects of solutions for the gas industry:

LLC ANT-Inform and LLC GAZ-TEL presented the joint product MAK ANT - the program-technical complex of crane units MAC, produced by LLC GAZ-TEL with AK-500, PK-300 controllers, manufactured by "ANT-Inform".

LLC NPF RASKO suggested that specialists familiarize themselves with new products in the traditionally presented product range - the new joint development of NPF RASKO LLC and Saransk Instrument-Making Plant PJSC - pressure difference sensors DEM-202M-RASCO and DEM pressure sensors-relays -105M-RASKO and other devices under the RASKO brand.

The number of manufacturers representing plastic pipes for the gas industry at the exhibition is growing steadily. Among them are permanent participants of the NUPI INDUSTRIE ITALIANE S.PA. exposition, POLYPLASTIC GROUP, Nordpipe LLC, etc., as well as new companies: Immid LLC, Ikaplast LLC, Kvadro LLC, Ritmo S. p. A. and others. It is pleasant to note that, despite the international political situation, there are many large producers not only from Russia but also from Europe, among the exhibitors.

The fittings of various standard sizes are traditionally presented. Among the new companies in this section are: Armstroyexport LLC, Uralsky Pipeline Valve Plant LLC, Ring Billet Plant LLC, Muromsky Pipe Fittings Plant LLC.

On October 3, as part of the exhibition, the special award “Armature Oscar TPA - 2018”, established in 2006 by the TPA International Center, took place. This year the winners were: Ponosov Georgiy Ivanovich, General Director of LLC "DRIVES AUMA", Permyakov Alexey Vladimirovich, General Director of LLC "BROEN", Krymshamkhalov Azret Indrisovich, General Director of LLC Samson Controls. October 3 also held a scientific and technical seminar "Pipeline valves for gas and other industries: problems and solutions", dedicated to the development of new and import-substituting structures for valves and actuators, the introduction of new technologies and construction materials, the development of standards, market compression, marketing, price competition with imported counterparts. The organizers were the international magazine TPA and LLC Ilma.

In light of the development of a partnership between Russia and Asia, this year the number of manufacturers from Asian countries increased, presenting their equipment at the exhibition. Among them: Jereh Petroleum Equipment & Technologies Co., Ltd., Goldcard Smart Group Co., Ltd., Qianwei Kromschroder Meters (Chongqing) Co., Ltd., Panam Engineers Ltd. etc. Also within the framework of the business program of the Gas Forum, a concert of the Northeast Asian Nations Forum on Natural Gas and Gas Pipelines (NAGPF) was held, which was attended by representatives of the Republic of Korea, Japan, China, Mongolia, etc.

This year, the list of participants and visitors of ROS-GAZ-EXPO has increased significantly, which indicates a high degree of importance for the exhibition and an ever-growing interest in the event among industry professionals.

The business program of the exhibition discussed such topical issues as improving the reliability and safety of gas distribution systems and gas consumption, advanced technical developments in the field of gas transportation and sales. The safe and efficient use of gas is the main criterion in the design and manufacture of gas equipment. In this regard, within the framework of the VIII International Congress "Energy Saving and Energy Efficiency - Dynamics of Development" the following issues were addressed:

  • Design in gas supply. Regulatory issues
  • “Energy Security - Pros and Cons of the Legislative Base”
  • “Features of sealing of detachable joints of critical equipment and pipelines in the gas and oil industry. The use of modern and innovative seals to ensure reliability, safety and energy efficiency of technological processes. Best Russian and foreign practices. ”
  • “Pipeline valves for gas and other industries: problems and solutions”
  • “Smart Gas: Safety. Quality. Efficiency"

The ROS-GAZ-EXPO exhibition reaffirmed its status as an effective business platform for demonstrating new technologies and solutions, establishing business contacts, building a direct dialogue with the end consumer of gas equipment and receiving feedback.

On October 2 to 5, 2018, simultaneously with the ROS-GAZ-EXPO exhibition, the international specialized exhibitions Boilers and Burners and Energy Saving and Energy Efficiency traditionally took place at one site. Innovative Technologies and Equipment, as well as the International Congress “Energy Saving and Energy Efficiency - Dynamics of Development”.