Ukrainian Energy Forum

Transforming the Ukrainian energy sector for an integrated, sustainable energy future in Europe

14-16 July, 2021

PARKOVY Congress and Exhibition Centre

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Gala Evening and Annual Energy Party Sponsor

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ERU

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DTEK
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Regional Gas Company
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INTEGRITES
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Energy Suppliers Association
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Pivdenny Bank
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LCF Law Group
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Burova Technika

Official Water of the Forum

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Polskie Górnictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo SA is the leader in the Polish natural gas market. It is a listed company operating in exploration for and production of natural gas and crude oil. Through its key companies, PGNiG is also active in the area of import, storage, sale and distribution of gas and liquid fuels, as well as heat and electricity generation.

PGNiG SA holds equity interests in some 30 subsidiaries, including providers of specialist geophysical, drilling and well services, highly valued on international markets.

The PGNiG Group plays a key role on the Polish gas market and, as its leader, is responsible for preserving Poland’s energy security. To this end, it takes measures necessary to satisfy the steadily growing demand for gas fuel. The PGNiG Group ensures supply diversification by developing domestic deposits and sourcing gas from abroad, as the largest importer and supplier of natural gas in Poland. The fuel is transported into Poland via an extensive transmission network and the LNG terminal in Świnoujście. The Company delivers gas to end users through the distribution networks. The national gas system is complete with gas fuel storage facilities, used to cover seasonal and daily shortages of gas fuel.

The Company has branches and representative offices in Russia, Pakistan, Belarus and Ukraine. It is the sole owner of PGNiG Upstream Norway AS, engaged in upstream activities on the Norwegian Continental Shelf and the Norwegian Sea; POGC – Libya BV, conducting hydrocarbon exploration operations in the Murzuq Basin in Libya; PGNiG Supply & Trading GmbH in Munich, which trades in gas; and PGNiG Finance AB in Stockholm, incorporated for the purpose of issuing eurobonds on the European market.

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ERU (Energy Resources of Ukraine) specializes in development of energy projects in Ukraine. The company combines over 30 years of international energy development and management expertise with in-depth understanding of local market.

 

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DTEK is the leading and biggest private investor in Ukraine’s energy sector.

DTEK’s companies are involved in coal and natural gas extraction; electricity generation from wind, solar, and thermal power plants; energy resources trading in national and international markets; distributing and supplying electricity to consumers; providing energy efficiency services to customers; and developing high-speed charging station networks.

According to the new 2030 strategy, DTEK seeks to transform into a more efficient, eco-friendly and technologically-advanced company, guided by ESG principles. DTEK routinely uses novel, innovative technologies in its activities, cultivates new areas of focus for business, and continues to work towards achieving the sustainable development of Ukraine’s society.

DTEK's goal is to achieve carbon neutrality by 2040.

The company employs 60,000 people. Moreover, DTEK and its companies have been recognized as Ukraine’s best employers by EY, the international auditing company, and Ukrainian business publications.

In 2020, DTEK's capital investments amounted to UAH 12bn, with tax deductions at UAH 21bn. The company is fully-owned by SCM Limited. The final beneficiary is Rinat Akhmetov.      

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Regional Gas Company is a service company that develops innovative and comprehensive solutions for the energy sector designed to improve the quality of customer service, upgrade the industry and implement European standards for DSO operations. RGC brand brings together 20 DSOs employing 38,000 people that maintain more than 250,000 km of gas pipelines and service more than 8 million gas consumers.

 

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INTEGRITES is a full-service law firm with the head office in Ukraine, offices in Kazakhstan and Russia, and representative offices in Germany, the Netherlands, and the UK.

We provide legal services to companies seeking comprehensive advice on large deals and major disputes, as well as day-to-day operations.

Our mission is to help companies concentrate on the development of their business while we take care of the legal issues. With profound industry-focused expertise, we deliver legal solutions that add value to the business of our clients and help them successfully handle legal challenges.

In 15 years INTEGRITES has served more than 850 clients from around the globe, including Fortune 500 companies and international financial institutions. Clients in our portfolio are recognized leaders in various industries: from manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, and retail to agriculture, logistics, and renewables. Currently, 80% of the companies we serve are international.

INTEGRITES is highly recommended for its cross-border work, whether sophisticated transactions or complex dispute resolution and for large projects in energy, in particular, in renewable energy. The firm has been consistently recognized by the leading international legal directories and rankings: Chambers Global/Europe, The Legal 500 EMEA, Who’s Who Legal, IFLR 1000, Best Lawyers, FT Innovative Lawyers.

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The public union «Energy Suppliers Association» represents the interests of licensees for supply of natural gas and electricity from different regions of Ukraine, who share a common vision for the development of competitive markets for natural gas and electricity.


The Association represents the interests of its members in relations with public authorities. On behalf of its members, the Association educates and informs the media about changes in the natural gas and electricity markets to help consumers better understand them and reap the full benefits of competitive markets.

We firmly believe that the solution to one of the key problems of these markets - the low level of payments of household consumers for consumed housing and communal services - is to teach the consumer to pay for the resources he consumes. If the consumer will be responsible for payments for consumed energy resources, he will be responsible for their consumption.

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Pivdenny Bank is a universal Ukrainian bank founded in 1993 with headquarters in Odesa. The bank offers a wide range of services for corporate customers and individuals throughout Ukraine via its extensive regional network, which as of 2020 comprised 97 branches. Moody’s Investors Service (International Rating Agency) confirmed the b3 stability and reliability rating of Pivdenny Bank, which is currently the maximum value possible for an independent rating in Ukraine. Credit-Rating (Independent Rating Agency) also issued a long-term credit rating for Pivdenny according to the National Rating Scale of uaAА, which means high creditworthiness. Since 2019, according to the decision of the NBU, Pivdenny Bank has been classified as a systemically important bank in Ukraine.

In 2021, Pivdenny was ranked as a top “Corporate Bank” in Financial Club’s rating among banks with private Ukrainian capital.

 

 

 

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LCF Law Group is a leader on the Ukrainian legal market in the area of dispute resolution for over 10 years. We are the best at protecting clients’ interests in complex, multidisciplinary, high-value, high-risk or seemingly hopeless judicial and arbitration disputes.

LCF is an outstanding team of top lawyers with vast expertise in Banking & Finance and Corporate Law. We have an in-depth specialisation in Agribusiness, Banking & Finance, Energy & Natural Resources, Manufacturing, Transportation & Infrastructure, as well as in Retail & Commerce, Real Estate and Construction, Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare.

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Research and Technical Enterprise “Burova Technika” was founded in 2000 by the group of petroleum specialists and business investors interested in bringing innovations to drilling and workover of oil and gas wells.

In June 2017, in cooperation with our Belarussian partners, we have established the affiliate company LLС BTF-COILTUBING which presently has two coiled tubing fleets (state-of-art coiled tubing and nigrogen units, pumping units, auxiliary equipment, downhole tools etc) and boasts skilled team with wide experience in petroleum industry.

With our twenty years in the field, we always expand our reach and take on complex, tech-heavy projects in Ukrainian fields. By customer’s request, we also do turnkey drilling and workover projects.

To coordinate operations of company departments and promptly respond to customers’ requests, contracts department and drilling services implementation & development department were created.

The core values of the successful operation and competitiveness of the company are quality and safety in everything we do. We have developed and implemented the Quality Assurance System, Environmental Safety Management System  and Hygiene Management and Safety at Work (ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, OHSAS 18001:2010).

Our dynamic growth is assured by highly skilled personnel, wide range of equipment and operational facilities available and full package of licenses and permits for drilling services. We also perform the following jobs:

Repair and redress of special equipment and tools (coiled tubing equipment, mud preparation and cleaning units), repair and manufacture of well screens;
Repair and redress of transport vehicles, lifting devices, pumps and compressors, on-site accommodation trailers and field labs;
Store, test and maintain directional drilling equipment in MWD lab;
Conduct researches and tests on tailoring muds and special fluids including well stimulation fluids in our stationary labs fully equipped with testing and measuring tools;
Supply chemicals and materials for muds and special fluids including supply of ready to use muds on rental basis;
Develop standards, technical specifications, rules, regulations for technologies, equipment and industrial safety in line with Ukrainian legislation.
 

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Bottle Sibolle™ – a unique recyclable capacity for drinking water that has no analogues in the world.The bottle is compatible with existing drinking water bottling systems and coolers with internal and external bottle placement and other industry-standard equipment. Our bottle is filled with Sibolle Alpine™ and it ensures the hygienic and safe use of drinking water, as well as preserving its original natural properties for a long time. This achievement has become possible through the use of high-tech Sibolle™ bottles designed and engineered in Ukraine and produced in Italy.

Sibolle™ bottles have become the world's first eco-friendly and healthy alternative to plastic bottles designed for water coolers.

We have created absolutely new product by combining a unique bottle and Alpine water that has no analogues in the world.

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IMEPOWER is Ukraine’s leading advisory group specialized on energy sector since 1996. Our main areas of expertise are electricity generation (renewable and conventional), transmission, distribution and supply, while we also have in-depth knowledge of gas, coal, heating and energy efficiency sectors.

IMEPOWER’s services include strategy, investment advisory, market reform and regulation, legal advice, due diligence, sector studies and forecasts, development of energy and infrastructure projects, corporate finance, transaction support, financial restructuring and institutional development.

Legal advice and assistance to clients is channeled via law firm Ukrainian Legal Partnership being IMEPOWER’s subsidiary.

During 20 years we successfully accomplished more than 600 advisory assignments in Ukraine and CIS countries (Russia, Moldova and Kazakhstan).

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The American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine (Chamber) is among the most active and effective non-government, non-profit business organizations operating in Ukraine since 1992. One of the Chamber’s principal activities is to represent the foreign investment community as well as to facilitate the entrance of potential new investors into this market. The Chamber advocates on behalf of the Membership not only to the Ukrainian government, but also to all other governments, which are economic partners of Ukraine, on matters of trade, commerce, and economic reform. The Member organizations of the Chamber represent capital from over 50 nations across the globe including Europe, North America, Asia, Russia and Ukraine. Our Members are the largest strategic and institutional investors operating in Ukraine who have committed a majority of the foreign direct investment into this market and directly employ close to a million Ukrainians providing them with exposure to international best practices and the opportunity to develop into leading managers. Our Member companies bring international expertise and business knowledge to the marketplace and are among the largest taxpayers in Ukraine and strive to be good corporate citizens.

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Established in 1999, the EBA provides a forum in which members can discuss and find solutions to common problems affecting business in Ukraine. This initiative was initially supported by the European Commission and has grown to become one of the largest and most influential business communities in the country.

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INTRODUCTION BY THE CHAIRMAN OF THE BRITISH-UKRAINIAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

The British Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce (BUCC) was originally established in 1997 to promote trade and investment between the United Kingdom and Ukraine. Since then, it has broadened its approach significantly and now promotes business internationally between Ukraine and a wide range of regions including Europe, North and South America, the Far East and the Former Soviet Union. The Chamber is registered in the UK and carries out its activities principally in Kyiv and London.

The BUCC draws its membership from Ukrainian, British and international companies, organisations and individuals and this helps to ensure that the broadest spectrum of government, business and society is accessed both within Ukraine and abroad. This provides a unique opportunity to develop an understanding of business, commercial, trade and cultural issues between Ukraine and other countries and to address these issues in the promotion of multilateral relationships.

The British Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce brings together British and international companies and individuals wishing to focus on the Ukrainian market, and offers assistance to Ukrainian companies and individuals wishing to establish business, commercial and trade relationships in the United Kingdom and worldwide.

The benefits of BUCC membership include:

Knowledge and Information: Most foreign companies know very little about doing business in Ukraine. The Chamber offers in-depth knowledge of business, commercial, trade and cultural issues in Ukraine and how to establish and develop business successfully in the country. Many Ukrainian companies and individuals are aware of opportunities outside Ukraine but do not know how to access them. The Chamber has an extensive range of experience and expertise within its membership which can be used to access business opportunities in the UK and abroad.

Networking:
•Assistance in establishing and maintaining valuable business contacts through the provision of regular information and social events.
•Round-table/discussion groups with selected speakers and VIPs from Ukraine and abroad.
•Social functions with a range of important Ukrainian and international guests.

Sincere regards to all,

British-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce

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Association "Subsoil users of Ukraine" was established in 2008, its members are more than 11 mining companies, several professional associations who have come together to form an effective, innovation-oriented system of geological study and reproduction of the mineral resource base necessary to meet the needs of national Economics, provide energy and raw material security. To be able to achieve the goals the association "Subsoil users of Ukraine" works as a member of the Public Council under the State Fiscal Service, the Public Council under the State Service of Geology and Ukraine subsoil, Ukrainian - Georgian Business Council of Commerce and Industry of Ukraine, the Working Group on the implementation of obligations under the contract for Energy Community, and the Working group on the development of projects of normative legal acts to ensure the trade natural gas on hubs of the Ministry of energy and coal industry of Ukraine.

The situation in the sphere of subsoil use, in particular the production of hydrocarbons, composed in such a way that an extremely large potential of the Ukrainian subsoil realized until ineffective. Today, therefore, crucial issue is the development of a modern unified legislative framework, in particular a single Code of Natural Resources of Ukraine, taking into account the interests and proposals of the representatives of the subsoil use sector with respect to the mechanism of improving outdated regulations Code of Ukraine on mineral resources and the Water Code and Forest Land Code and numerous individual laws in the field of resource management and environmental protection.

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The Women’s Energy Club of Ukraine (WECU) is a non-for-profit association that unites more than 130 women leaders within the energy sector of Ukraine, among which are energy experts, representatives of energy business companies, international organizations working in Ukraine on energy sector reforms, NGOs, as well as Members of the Parliament and representatives of responsible authorities. The goal of the Club is to bring together women-professionals working in the energy sector for a mutually beneficial cooperation and empowerment, to increase the percentage of women employed in the sector and reduce a gender pay gap in energy sector of Ukraine.

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UPECO Consulting Company has been established in 1994 as a department for energy in the Ukrainian Media Agency. Today UPECO is a successful consulting company, the leader in informational services for the oil and gas industry of Ukraine.

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The Interfax-Ukraine News Agency, which belongs to the Interfax Information Service International Information Group, has been working on the Ukrainian market for political and economic information since 1992. Over the period, the agency has won a reputation for being the most reliable and qualified supplier of up-to-the-minute and objective information.
Among the agency's clients are the leading mass media, the biggest corporations, investment funds, banking and financial institutions, state organizations and structures.
News from Ukraine wired through the Interfax Agency's network reaches clients around the world. Currently, the agency offers over 40 economic, financial and political information products in three languages – Ukrainian, Russian, and English.
The agency constantly expands and updates its services by offering clients new products on various branches of industry and innovatively polishing its existing information services.
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The Ukrainian Journal of Business Law (UJBL) has been published in English since 2003 on a monthly basis and covers both the most relevant issues regarding doing business in Ukraine and indicative international experience. The Journal’s readers include managers and lawyers of leading international and Ukrainian companies; visitors and employees of foreign embassies in Ukraine; representatives of international organizations and think tanks; members of leading business and law associations; participants of local and global conferences. For more information, please visit our web-site: www.ujbl.info

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