Updated: 3 hours ago

With support from the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA), the business breakfast with the Ambassador of Russian Federation to Australia, HE Dr Alexey Pavlovsky will take place on side-lines of the APPEA 2021 Conference and Exhibition.

In his address to the participants Dr Pavlovsky will comment on the status and prospects of Australia – Russia bilateral relations with particular emphasis on trade, investment, opportunities in the sphere of petroleum and energy.

Dr Pavlovsky will also share his views on what business and cooperation opportunities exist in the environment when various economic sanctions and countermeasures have been imposed by Australian and Russian governments because of disagreements on certain political issues.

Dr Pavlovsky’s address will be followed by a Q&A session.

ARD is also seeking expressions of interest from companies and organisations who would like to arrange follow-up meetings with Dr Pavlovsky at which he could comment on specific topics that may be of interest to them.

You can register for this event at

Registrations will close at 23:59 AEST on June, 3, 2021.

ARD Committee is seeking expressions of interest from the Australian companies and organisations interested to participate in the major Russian economic event - St-Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF):

SPIEF-2021 will take place on June 2-5, 2021.

The Forum will be held in the traditional offline format, using modern technologies and ensuring all necessary security measures. Participation in SPIEF-2021 has already been confirmed by the representatives of the World Health Organization senior management:

We will be grateful for your suggestions on the content of the SPIEF-2021 business programme. We would also like to discuss forming of a business delegation from Australia to the Forum.

The terms of participation in the Forum will be published on the website in the near future. Traditionally, we will be happy to provide complimentary participation in the event to the senior management of ARD. This year, due to some restrictions, the quotas for badges may change, so we ask you to inform about your readiness to participate in the Forum and register on the website no later than April 1, 2021:

For further information on opportunities for participation please contact Alexey Goncharov, ARD Executive Secretary at

Updated: Mar 24

ARD Committee is seeking expressions of interest from Russian petroleum and service companies interested to participate in Australia's major petroleum conference:

APPEA Oil and Gas Conference | Oil and Gas Conference (

The APPEA Conference and Exhibition is the largest annual upstream oil and gas event in the Southern Hemisphere, attracting thousands of delegates from across the country and around the world.

In 2021, the APPEA Conference and Exhibition will be a hybrid event, so if you are unable to attend the event in person due to travel restrictions, you won’t need to miss out – you can attend this event virtually – no matter where you are in the world.

For further information on opportunities for participation please contact Alexey Goncharov, ARD Executive Secretary at

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