Up to 30,000 visitors were seen under one roof in Moscow recently, when the oil & gas community came together for MIOGE, Russia’s largest oil & gas exhibition.

Since its launch in 1993, MIOGE has established itself as a leading event for the Russian energy market – and this year’s event didn’t disappoint.

As one of the top ten oil & gas shows in the world, MIOGE 2010 was the 11th annual edition of the event and took place at the Expocentre Exhibition Centre from 21st to 24th June. This year, up to 1000 exhibitors occupied the 20,000 m² exhibition space and around 30,000 trade visitors from 36 countries.

MIOGE is seen as Russia ’s key marketplace for business, with the 2010 exhibition held alongside the 8th Russian Petroleum and Gas Congress. Those attending were able to showcase to and meet with the world's suppliers to the oil and gas industry as they bid for an increasing share of the large, dynamic and lucrative Russian market.

The exhibition attracted buyers and key influencers from all sectors of the Russian oil and gas industry – an ideal environment for companies to strengthen existing relationships as well as seize the opportunity to meet potential new clients.

More than 1000 profile companies from 40 countries demonstrated recent developments in oil and gas production and hydrocarbons processing, petrochemical products production, as well as the latest equipment used in oil and gas industry.

MIOGE covers all aspects of the oil & gas industry, from exploration & production, onshore & offshore technology, to drilling & well servicing and laboratory equipment.

The 8th Russian Petroleum Congress took place on 22nd - 24th June alongside the Neftegaz 2010 exhibition (biennial) at Expocentre in Moscow. RPGC is Russia’s leading international energy forum.