ARETI is a project by the Russian businessman Igor Makarov which was created as a result of rebranding of ITERA International Group of Companies, which history started in 1992.

ARETI is a private company which consolidates most of the current Group’s projects and seeks to implement new ones.

Currently, ARETI is focused on investments in the oil and gas sector (including crude oil and other oil products, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), and liquefied natural gas (LNG)), engineering, power supply, real estate development, and food product manufacturing and delivery.

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 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

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

The Group was established in 1992.
Since 1994 the Holding has been engaged in natural gas deliveries. From 1998 to 2013 the Group was the biggest private oil and gas company in Russia and participated in hydrocarbons extraction. From 1998 to 2007, ITERA developed and operated nine gas fields in Northern and Eastern Siberia of Russia with annual production of about 80 billion cubic meters of natural gas.


Today, ARETI IG is composed of subsidiaries and affiliated companies with business interests in Switzerland, Russia, the CIS Countries and the Baltic States, United States, Canada, Western Europe and in the Middle East.





ARETI International Group promotes cycling all over the world, by supporting the cycling movement in various countries.

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

In addition, I.V. Makarov was the founder and the main sponsor of the professional cycling team «KATUSHA», which successfully performed on the World Tour from 2009 to 2019 and was one of the best teams in the world for several years in a row.


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 IG 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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