The ninth Oil and Gas. Conversion and Mechanical Engineering for Fuel and Energy Complex international exhibition opened today in Tiumen. Approximately 300 enterprises and organisations from Russia, Belarus and the Ukraine, from Poland, Hungary, France and China are taking part. At the opening ceremony the Governor of Tiumen, Sergei Sobianin, remarked that a quarter of those taking part are local enterprises. A Rosbalt correspondent reports that Deputy Minister for Energy of the Russian Federation Valentin Shelepov, who also took part in the opening ceremony, expressed the hope that the number of exhibits would equal the number of agreements reached. In the minister's opinion, the exhibition proves that inexpensive and high-quality oil and gas equipment is now available in Russia.
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