Мероприятия РЭН-2019 Росконгресс REW-2019

SIBUR to Hold a Session ‘Key Factors in the Competitiveness of the Global Petrochemical Chemistry: A Paradigm Shift?’ during the Russian Energy Week

25.09.2019 10:10
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On 2 October, during the Russian Energy Week International Forum, a session ‘Key Factors in the Competitiveness of the Global Petrochemical Chemistry: A Paradigm Shift?’ will be held with the support of SIBUR. The session will be attended by Deputy Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation Pavel Sorokin, Chairman of the Management Board and CEO of SIBUR Mikhail Karisalov, Head of Division for Energy Supply and Investment Outlook of the International Energy Agency (IEA) Tim Gould, as well as representatives of government and large business.

Due to increased demand, improved technologies and large-scale investments, petrochemicals are developing rapidly, outpacing global economic growth. The development prospects largely depend on the situation in the hydrocarbon markets, regional focus in terms of raw materials and production, and differences in industry incentive and regulatory mechanisms. At the same time, the global petrochemical industry witnesses a dynamic change in consumer preferences, demand for new materials, increasing environmental standards, and developing closed-loop economy based on recycling.

During the session, participants plan to discuss what internal and external challenges can change the paradigm for the industry development, as well as the expected recycling growth rates in Russia and globally.


The Roscongress Foundation is a socially oriented non-financial development institution and a major organizer of international conventions, exhibitions, and public events.

The Roscongress Foundation was founded in 2007 with the aim of facilitating the development of Russia’s economic potential, promoting its national interests, and strengthening the country’s image. One of the roles of the Foundation is to comprehensively evaluate, analyse, and cover issues on the Russian and global economic agendas. It also offers administrative services, provides promotional support for business projects and attracting investment, and helps foster social entrepreneurship and charitable initiatives.

The Foundation’s events draw more than 80,000 participants each year from 206 countries, with more than 10,000 media representatives working on-site at Roscongress’ various venues. The Foundation benefits from analytical and professional expertise provided by 2,500 people working in Russia and abroad. In addition, it works in close cooperation with economic partners from 93 countries worldwide.