From 4th to 6th October 2017 Almaty hosted the 25th Jubilee Kazakhstan International “Oil & Gas” Exhibition (KIOGE). The exhibition brought together the key players of the global oil and gas market - more than 250 companies from 25 countries of the world.

Over the quarter of a century the KIOGE exhibition has become a very special event which can be referred to as the autumn brand of the oil & gas community. According to the professionals this is an excellent venue for meetings with potential partners and exchange of experience.

In the exhibition context the negotiations dedicated to various technological oil production aspects were conducted, such as, for example, qualifications of suppliers of goods and services for the North Caspian project. The state and development perspectives of the extractive sector of the Republic of Kazakhstan were one of the main topics for discussion. Lately steady growth of oil and gas production is observed in Kazakhstan. This is mainly due to the fact that еру enterprises succeeded in adjustment to new market conditions.

The VMP Research & Production Holding JSC displayed at the KIOGE exhibition its latest developments and newest production, among them anticorrosive coatings with service life up to 30 years, PLAMCOR fire-proof materials with fire resistance period up to 180 minutes and polymeric flooring of the GOODLINE brand including modern antistatic coatings.

Due to participation in the largest event of the oil and gas industry the VMP Holding has strengthened its cooperation with the Kazakh partners and established new business contacts.

The KIOGE “Oil & Gas” Exhibition was officially supported by the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the local Administration of Almaty, the National Company KazMunayGaz JSC and the Union of Service Companies of Kazakhstan. 


25th Kazakhstan International "Oil & Gas" Exhibition
Date: 4-6 October 2017
Venue:  "Atakent" IEC 42, Timiryazev str.
Pavilion: 9a

  KIOGE (KIOGE) is an exhibition - conference industry event in the oil and gas industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan, which is unique in its scale.  

  Year on year, KIOGE has constantly followed its fundamental principles: the maximum reflection of tendencies of development of the oil and gas industry, focusing on innovative technologies, materials and products, maintaining its high international status, improvement of information component by holding scientific and technological conferences, thematic seminars.

  Every year, KIOGE brings together more than 350 companies from 25 countries of the world under its flag.


The VMP Holding passed once again the recertification audit for compliance of the Quality Management System to the requirements of international standard ISO 9001. The audit was conducted by Bureau Veritas Certification Rus. In the course of the auditor check compliance to the ISO requirements was confirmed and no non-conformities were identified not even a minor one.

Conclusion: development, technology, production and sales of protective paint materials and coating systems, nano- and fine metal powders are carried out by the Company at a high level in accordance with the international standard. The quality management system of the VMP Holding operates effectively and is constantly enhancing.

The quality management system conforming to the requirements of ISO 9001 was introduced in the Company in 2002. Since then its effectiveness has been repeatedly supported by the results of the inspection and recertification audits.


The prize – winning ceremony “Award No. 1” was held in Ekaterinburg. This award is introduced by the “businessmen trade unions”- Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Sverdlovsk region and the Urals Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Vladimir Skornyakov, Chairman of Board of the Kamensk-Uralsky metallurgical works, became the winner in nomination “Investor of the Year”, Vladimir Kolotushkin, director of the JSC “Uralelectromed” became the winner in nomination “Exporter of the Year”, Leonid Ponomarev from the UPKB “Detal” became the winner in nomination “Professional of the Year” and Mikhail Vakhrushev, president of the VMP Research & Production Holding JSC, became the winner in nomination “Industrialist of the Year”.

The list of nominees for the Award contained more than 70 persons. The number of winners is nine persons. The winners were selected by the expert committee based on the quantitative indicators and social contribution. The award is meant for the strongest and largest, allowing also to demonstrate the most interesting and promising projects.


The project “Production complex of the VMP Research & Production Holding JSC. II stage. Production of anticorrosive paint materials” ranked third in the Best project contest in nomination “Best project of production facility”.

The Best project contest gained wide popularity, 188 applications in 16 nominations were filed in 2016.

The winners are those capable of keeping pace with the legal initiatives and meeting the challenges of urban construction and industry.

Allocation of prize-winning places in the nomination “Best project of production facility”:

I place – project “Building of shipbuilding complex “ZVEZDA”, settlement Bolshoy Kamen, Primorsky Krai;

II place - project “Re-equipment and reconstruction of the special-purpose non-atomic submarine complex JSC “Admiralteyskie Verfi”, St. Petersburg and project “Concurrent engineering and construction of hydrocracking unit, Nizhnekamsk, Tatarstan;

III place - “Production complex of the VMP Research & Production Holding JSC. II stage. Production of anticorrosive paint”, Aramil, Sverdlovsk region

The new VMP facility is located near Ekaterinburg. Its construction involves two stages. The first stage - production division for powders, in-house energy supply system and general infrastructure are in operation at the present moment.

The second stage- the winner of the Contest- production of anticorrosive paint noted for high automation level and availability of scientific and research laboratories. This new facility will be launched at the beginning of 2017. The new complex will be fitted with modern equipment, automated systems of feeding, packaging, aspiration and quality control. The new facility constitutes an up-to-date site for production of industrial protective coatings in Russia with 100% domestic investment.