The 9th All-Russian Contest
Top 10 IT Projects
for Oil & Gas Industry

The 9th All-Russian Contest "Top 10 IT Projects for Oil & Gas Industry" founded by ComNews Group in 2009 is an annual recognition of customers and contractors
in the most prominent IT projects, which drive innovations both on the level of particular government agencies and commercial customers, and the country's economy in general. The Contest counts with everlasting support of the Ministry of Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation, as well as regional government agencies.

In 2017, Organizers of the contest would like to bring public attention to the best innovative projects for the technological evolution of oil & gas industry. Through the selection of best solutions in every category by an independent jury and public acknowledgement of the nominees, the annual contest "Top 10 IT Projects for
Oil & Gas Industry" helps to boost competitive capacity of IT products and services.

Contest aim
Track and support IT innovations for oil & gas industry. Participation in the Contest will allow developers, scientific facilities, small and medium-sized enterprises raise financing for the implementation of new technologies, get advice from leading industry experts, find partners or customers, and build a company with the potential to become industry leader. To be admitted to the Contest, the projects need to have ended in 2016 (or their key implementation stage ended in 2016).

Participation terms
Organizing Committee invites contractors (system integrators) which performed a project for an oil & gas company, and those willing to expand into other sectors.

Applications to the Contest will be admitted by August 21, 2017, 15:00 Moscow time.

The awards ceremony for winners of the Contest – customers and contractors of IT projects will be held at the 3rd Federal Forum Smart Oil & Gas: Digital Transformation of Oil & Gas Industry – From Data Management to Real-Time Enterprise on Sept. 14, 2017 at the Central Museum of Communications named
after A.S. Popov (Saint Petersburg, Pochtamptskiy per., 4). This year, the forum will be attended by at least 300 oil & gas industry professionals including representatives of the majority of Russian industry leaders and foreign oil & gas companies.

Jury of the contest
Dmitry Altukhov
Head of IT Unit,
Inter RAO
Andrey Burlutsky
Director of IT department, SIBUR;
General Director, IT-SERVICE
Maria Vozhegova
CEO,
Gartner
Mikhail Grigorov
R&D Director IT department,
NORILSK NICKEL
Sergey Kaunev
Director General,
Gazprom inform
Pavel Klepinin
CIO,
NIPIGAS
Andrey Kolesnikov
Director,
Internet of things association
Leonid Konik
Chief Executive Officer – Editor-in-Chief,
ComNews
Alexander Shatalov
General director,
SIBINTEK
Sergey Shubin
Director IT project development,
Skolkovo Foundation
Maxim Tambiev
Country manager, Russia,
Forester Research Inc.

Nominations

Digital field
Digital plant
Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) implementation
IT security
Cloud solution
Predictive maintenance of equipment
Predictive capacity planning
Asset management and resource optimization
Industrial automation: improved advanced process control (APC)
and manufacturing execution (MES) systems
Tailored solution for oil & gas industry

Project evaluation criteria

Scalability
Innovativeness/complexity
Relevancy for CIO community
Efficiency (drove up business profitability)
Transparency

Contest archive
Contact details
Executive secretary of the Contest Organizing Committee: Nadezhda Shikunova
Tel. +7 (495) 933-54-83 ext. 117, mob. +7 (967) 136-22-60
ns@comnews.ru