About Event

Dear Ladies and Gentlemen!


COMNEWS Group is happy to invite you to take part in the large-scale industry event: The 7th Federal IT Forum of the Russia’s Oil and Gas Industry «Smart Oil&Gas: Reliable data».


Date: September 30 - October 1, 2021.

Location: Hilton Hotel Saint Petersburg ExpoForum (site of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum), St. Petersburg, Peterburgskoe shosse, 62, build. 1.


In 2021, the Forum will be held in hybrid format: offline and online.

During the recent years, Smart Oil&Gas Forum has become a unique independent platform to discuss and share experience on the digital transformation key issues and current problems, IT systems and industrial automation development in the Russian oil and gas industry, including innovative technologies and the development of approaches to the implementation of digitalization and IT projects with the participation of business, developers and the state.


Main sections of the forum:

  • Plenary discussion (first day ) “Express to the Digital Future” with the participation of the largest oil and gas companies CDOs
  • Plenary discussion (second day ) “IT infrastructure for Digital Enterprise” with the participation of the largest oil and gas companies CIOs
  • Open interactive discussion – Intelligent technologies: a look into the present and the future
  • Digital field: new technologies of oil and gas field development
  • Digital plant: from automation to artificial intelligence
  • Corporate communication networks: new telecom technologies for the oil and gas industry
  • Corporate information systems, digital platforms, data management: new approaches to meet the industry needs
  • Application of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies in the oil and gas industry: from “weak” to “strong” AI
  • Interactive discussion “Boost the Digit”


Smart Oil&Gas is:

  • The only platform in Russia that gathers the CDOs and CIOs of the key oil and gas companies
  • Traditional dialogue and intercommunication between the representatives of oil and gas holdings, IT companies and government agencies
  • Rich business program with the much respected community experts
  • Dynamic event format that includes reports/ speeches, short presentations (in Super PechaKucha format), discussions on topical issues
  • Digital technologies exhibition with visual demonstration («Touch the digit with your hands»)
  • More than 500 participants, more than 50 media partners, more than 30 exhibitors
  • Support from the leading industry associations and market actors associations
  • Excellent opportunities for informal communication during coffee breaks and lunches
  • Award ceremony for the winners of the XII contest «Best IT Projects for the Oil and Gas Industry: Focus on Development»


The forum audience: heads and managers of the oil and gas companies digital transformation departments and IT services; representatives of regulatory bodies, state institutions and development funds; top managers of domestic developers of IT solutions, software, telecommunications equipment and automated process control systems; heads and representatives of IT companies; industry analysts and experts; business and industry media journalists.


Welcome to the VII Federal IT Forum of the Russia’s Oil and Gas Industry «Smart Oil&Gas: Reliable data» on September 30 - October 1, 2021 in Saint Petersburg!


Sincerely yours, Organizing Committee of the Smart Oil&Gas Forum 2021


For participation as a speaker please contact Inga Orlova: io@comnews.ru, tel. +7 926 212-2203

For sponsorship opportunities please contact Irina Glukhova: irina@comnews.ru , tel. +7 926 212-9503

For delegate participation please contact Olga Dolenko: od@comnews.ru , tel. +7 916 337-3785