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International Conference: Russia-EU Energy Dialogue: «A Unified Energy Platform forms the basis of Europe's safe future 
Location and date: Rue Wiertz 60, Brussels (Belgium), European Parliament 1-2 October 2012
Organizing Committee: Russian Information Agency "InfoRos"The Greens | European Free Alliance in the European Parliament
Supported by: Permanent Representation of the Russian Federation within the European Community and the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation.
Working languages: Russian; English (synchronous translation)

1 OCTOBER 2012 (MONDAY)

12:00-12:30

Registration of Participants

European Parliament, Brussels, Place du Luxembourg

14:00-16:00

FIRST PLENARY SESSION (ROOM ASP 5E-1)

Energy Geopolitics in Europe: Searching for a common ground

Co-Chairmen:

Tatjana Zdanoka (LV)

Member of the European Parliament, the EU-Russia Parliamentary Cooperation Committee

Ivan Grachev (RU)

Chairman of the Russian State Duma Energy Committee


Key Speakers: P. Lowe, A. Dmitrievskiy, B. Kovacs, M. Ransdorf

  • Problems and prospects of the Russian-EU energy cooperation;
  • «Third Energy Package» and its application: Errors, successes, lessons;
  • Role of the pipeline route for European energy security: New proposals from Russia;
  • The market of LNG and shale gas production: Economic and political risks

The presentations will be followed by a questions and answers session.

16:00-16:20 Coffee Break
16:20-18:00

SECOND PLENARY SESSION (ROOM ASP 5E-1)

Reform of the Energy Charter Treaty: Pros and Cons

Moderator: Vladimir Feygin

President, Institute for Energy and Finance

Key Speakers: V. Rakhmanin, С Cleutinx, K. Simonov, V.Timokhov

  • Uncertainty in EU energy policy incl. future EU energy mix and import as a risk for investments and co-operation;
  • Scenarios of development and reform of the Energy Charter;
  • Geopolitics and Energy security;
  • The future of the European gas market: how far-sighted is the policy of Brussels and how reliable are the forecasts popular today?
  • Problems and prospects of nuclear power

The presentations will be followed by a questions and answers session.

2 OCTOBER 2012 (TUESDAY)

09:00-09:15

Registration of Participants

 European Parliament, Brussels, Place du Luxembourg

09:15-11:00

THIRD PLENARY SESSION (ROOM ASP 1E-3)

Investment climate and the modernization of FEC

Moderator: Stanislav Zhiznin

President of the Center of Energy Diplomacy and Geopolitics, Professor at MIEP University 

Key Speakers: G. Shmal, J. Baur, V. Krasnogorskiy, O. Garanina

  • Status and prospects of the oil and gas complex of Russia and its role on the world market;
  • Long-term prospects of EU-Russia Energy relations;
  • The possibility of using foreign experience of public-private partnership in the modernization of Russia's FEC;
  • Investment attractiveness of Russian regions in the energy sector

The presentations will be followed by a questions and answers session.

11:00-11:20 Coffee Break
11:20-13:15

FOURTH PLENARY SESSION (ROOM ASP 1E-3)

"Points of growth" in the Russian-European cooperation of the fuel and energy sector modernization

Moderator: Yuri Lavrov (BE)

Vice-Chair, RSPP Committee on Energy Policy and the development of international energy cooperation, Director Corporate Affairs, LUKOIL Belgium

Key Speakers: N.Tzavela, S. Zhiznin, R. Goebbels, S. Millian,T. Zdarioka

  • European energy security and modernization of Russia's Fuel and Energy Complex;
  • An alternative to nuclear power;
  • The role of the voluntary sector during demythicization of "antagonistic" Russia's position in the creation of the Energy Charter and in the harmonization of international energy dialogue

The presentations will be followed by a questions and answers session.