The 20th of March 2015 was held the 11th International Conference "Status and perspectives of application of protective coatings for equipment and facilities of Oil and Gas industry", with the participation of Nicolas Klimoff, Sales Director for key customers and Serguey Vorotynsky, Technical Director for the CIS (WA Ural), the topic of their presentation was «Tools for quality control of cleaning the pipe surface before coating - today and in the near future."

Representatives of oil companies, pipe plants and leading manufacturers of corrosion protection actively participated in the Conference.
Within the event the main issues were discussed and there was a sharing of experiences to improve the reliability and efficiency of the various facilities, equipment of Oil and Gas industry.
At the end of the Conference were taken the following decisions:
1. To unite the efforts of participants in the development of training programs and professional standards.
2. To involve the engineering agencies for discussing and development of standard documentation for the application of protective coatings in the Oil and Gas industry.
3. To provide an opportunity for open discussion of training programs, technical requirements, standards and other regulatory documents.
4. To raise the question of import substitution issues in the protective coatings production.