ARETI is a new project by the Russian businessman Igor Makarov which was created as a result of rebranding of ITERA International Group of Companies.

ARETI is a private company which consolidates most of the current ITERA projects and seeks to implement new projects.

Main business areas of ARETI are projects in Fuel and Energy Complex, in particular, offshore mining in Turkmenistan (the Caspian Sea), trading, engineering, real-estate development, and investment to the real economy.

The name ARETI symbolizes transition of the company to a new stage of development. A new name mirroring the previous one confirms that the main economic areas, the way of doing business, staff, values, and social responsibility remain the same.




    ARETI’s staff is a team of highly qualified and experienced professionals.

    The company implements projects using best technologies and optimal solutions to achieve the best results.

    The company takes high responsibility for meeting its commitments in due time and manner.

    The company is open for public, partners and clients, providing all the necessary information on its activities.



President of ARETI International Group of Companies

ARETI International Group of Companies is a successor of ITERA International Group of Companies

The company was established in 1992.
Since 1994 the company has been engaged in natural gas deliveries. From 1998 to 2013 the company was the biggest private oil and gas company in Russia and participated in hydrocarbons extraction. The Group of Companies put into operation nine gas fields in the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous District and the Irkutsk Region.


Has representative offices, branches, and affiliated companies in Russia, CIS, Baltics, European countries and the USA.





ARETI IGC promotes cycling in Russia.

Igor Makarov is the President of Russian Cycling Federation, Member of the Management Board of International Cycling Union (UCI).

Igor Makarov is also a founder of Russian professional cycling team "Katusha", which has been participating in the World Tour since 2008.

In 2015 professional cycling team "Katusha" finished the season, taking the second place, and scored a record number of 1606 points. Notably, the team was only 16 points away from the first place. This has become the best result of the team “Katusha” for over a seven-year history in the World Tour.


Ashihara-karate is a strength kind of karate which is considered to be an applied sport and is popular among police officers and special task forces.

In 1995 Igor Makarov founded Ashihara Karate ITERA Club which later became Ashihara Karate ARETI Club with a training center located in the head office of the company.

Later on, the Club was used as a basis to form a national team, which has become one of the strongest in the world. For the time period of 20 years the national team constituted mostly by athletes from Ashihara Karate ARETI took part in 18 Championships and World Cups and was awarded 297 medals (105 – gold, 82 – silver, 110 – bronze).

In the last World Championship in 2014, which took place in Gyor (Hungary), the Russian national team became an absolute winner, taking back the title of World Champion (in 2013 Russia was World Vice-Champion).

World Championship was not held in 2015. Nevertheless, the Russian national team successfully participated in some World Cups and was awarded 25 gold, 16 silver, and 15 bronze medals.


ARETI IGC carries on charity traditions of ITERA IGC which account for multiple large-scale projects and events.

Among them there are different environmental projects including the most famous one – “Flight of Hope” which is dedicated to recruitment of great white cranes; participation in the project “Books for Cecutient Children”, organization of New-Year’s celebrations and circus events for children from orphan asylums, help for veterans of war and labor, participation in reburial of remains of soldiers killed during the Great Patriotic War, support for veterans of sport, reconstruction and construction of Orthodox Churches, cooperation with different charity funds, etc.

Charity projects were awarded with different prizes such as «PROBA-IPRA Golden World Awards — 2010» (for “Flight of Hope” project), UNESCO Gold Certificates and Gold Medal (for “Books for Cecutient Children” project), etc.



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