SPE Annual Caspian Technical Conference & Exhibition 31 Oct - 2 Nov 2018 Astana, Kazakhstan

Host Organisation


Supporting Partners


Co-operating Towards a More Competitive Environment to Encourage Investment Projects 



Sami Alnuaim, 2019 SPE President

Kurmangazy Iskaziyev, Deputy Chairman of the Management Board, Exploration, Production and Oilfield Services, JSC NC ‘KazMunayGas’

Vice Minister Magzum Mizagaliev, Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Uzakbay Karabalin, Deputy Chairman, KAZENERGY

Mr Murat Zhurebekov, General Director, PSA LLP


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In 2018, the Caspian Technical Conference and Exhibition returns to Kazakhstan, with a focus on the changing market conditions that face the oil and gas industry globally and throughout the Caspian region. Local, regional, and international experts will present their knowledge, expertise, and best practices providing the perfect platform for professional development, unique networking, and the opportunity to exchange knowledge and experience among attendees at this petroleum technology conference.

Over 550 oil and gas professionals attended last years' event in Baku, drawing attendees from 21 countries across the globe, including Azerbaijan, Russia, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and numerous countries outside the Caspian Region. The event saw participation from key industry players including SOCAR, BP, Total, Statoil, ExxonMobil, Tengizchevroil, JSC NC KazMunayGaz, Dragon Oil, Petronas, INPEX, Gazprom Neft PJSC, Novatek, Resman, Roxar, Goldman Sachs, Lukoil, Schlumberger, Halliburton, Baker Hughes to name a few.




“"The Caspian Technical Conference and Exhibition will be returning to Astana this year for it's 5th annual edition. A must-attend event for the Kazakh oil and gas industry, it is the perfect platform for the exchange of professional experience and best practices and I continue to provide my support.””

Magzum Mirzagaliyev, Vice-Minister of Energy of the Republic of Kazakhstan




  • ACCESS keynote panel sessions exploring key issues faced by the Caspian region
  • ENHANCE your knowledge with a full technical programme with a focus on research-based presentations to facilitate the exchange of knowledge, best practices, and experiences
  • LISTEN to high-level speakers and technical presentations from the key players in the industry including NCOC, Tengizchevroil, KazMunayGas, ExxonMobil, BP, Shell, Total, Schlumberger, Dragon Oil, Eni, KAZENERGY, PSA, Ministry of Energy, Baker Hughes, a GE company ... and many more
  • EXPAND your professional network through excellent networking opportunities
  • DISCOVER, debate, and discuss the latest challenges and trends in the oil and gas industry


  • Oil and gas professionals, experts, and managers
  • Petroleum and upstream service, supply, and consulting companies
  • Energy industry government regulators
  • E&P health, safety, and environmental professionals and representatives
  • Local, national, and international governmental organisations
  • Non-governmental organisations
  • Energy professional societies
  • Universities, research centres, and institutes


“TCO is delighted to be supporting the SPE’s Annual Caspian Technical Conference & Exhibition again this year. It is a vital industry event that continues to allow representatives of the region to communicate with colleagues from around the world and share their views on the industry trends in the oil and gas sector. Gathering together key industry players from the upstream technical oil & gas community, from both the Caspian region and internationally provides a thorough appraisal on the current challenges faced and facilitates the exchange of knowledge, best practices, and experiences.”

Ted Etchison, General Director, Tengizchevroil