5000 delegates including 30 ministers and 400 CEOs and heads of organisations from more than 80 countries already registered!
Key decision makers from around the world will address recent industry and geo-political developments at the 21st WPC and will assess how global energy supply and demand will develop in current and future markets, including:
Robert Dudley, Chief Executive of BP,
HE Abdalla Salem El-Badri, the OPEC Secretary General,
Maria das Graças Foster, President of Brazil’s Petrobras,
Maria van der Hoeven, the Executive Director of the IEA
Emilio Lozoya Austin, Director General of Petroleos Mexicanos PEMEX,
Helge Lund, CEO of Statoil from Norway,
Dinesh K Sarraf, Chairman and Managing Director of India’s Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC),
Rex Tillerson, Chairman of the Board of Directors at Exxon Mobil Corporation,
Dr. Daniel Yergin, Vice Chairman, IHS and Pulitzer Prize Winner for “The Prize”
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Some highlights of the programme include the global launch of the BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2014, over 30 Plenary and Special Sessions featuring 150 CEOs and industry leaders and the prestigious Dewhurst Lecture by HE Abdullah bin Hamad Al-Attiyah, Chairman of the Administrative Control and Transparency Authority and Former Deputy Prime Minister of Qatar. The programme will address upstream and downstream issues, natural gas transportation and marketing and the sustainable management of the industry.
The biggest oil and gas exhibition ever to be held in Russia – covering more than 55,000 m2!
The biggest oil and gas exhibition – more than 500 companies!
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On 25-28 June, 2013, in Moscow, the celebration of the 80th Anniversary of the World Petroleum Council and the 55th anniversary of the Russian National Committee took part. There was one more significant date: start of the One Year Countdown to the opening of the 21st World Petroleum Congress, which will be held in Moscow next year.
Celebration of these three important dates was held as a part of «Mioge-2013» exhibition and the 11th Russian Petroleum and Gas Congress.
Russian National Committee of World Petroleum Council prepared an extensive program of celebration, which took place on the stand of RNC WPC in the central pavilion of the exhibition, as well as the reception dinner in honor of these three important dates in the «Volynskoe» Congress Park. Delegation of the World Petroleum Council, which included the President of the World Petroleum Council, Dr R. Bertani, Director General Dr. Pierce Riemer, and members of several national committees, came to Moscow to participate in these events.
On June 25, at the first plenary session, which opened the 11th Russian Petroleum and Gas Congress and was dedicated to the World Petroleum Council, Dr. Bertani and Director of the RNC WPC V. Kornev made presentations. The main topic of the session was «Responsibly energising a growing world», which is also the topic of the 21st World Petroleum Congress. Plenary session was followed by the press conference of World Petroleum Council, at which head of WPC answered reporters' questions.
On June 26, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the 21st World Petroleum Congress A. Dvorkovich met the WPC delegation. During the meeting they discussed the process of preparation for the Congress. President of the World Petroleum Council Renato Bertani was satisfied with the progress of the ongoing work, and wished to see all of Russian oil and gas major companies, especially large ones, such as "Rosneft" and "Gazprom", among the participants of the Congress and World Petroleum Exhibition. On the same day, a meeting of the Youth Section of the World Petroleum Council took place, as well as the "Oil game", which was attended by students, graduates and young professionals. In the evening at the "Volynskoe" Congress Park a reception dinner in honor of the anniversary of the World Petroleum Council was held.
On June 27, the Executive Direction of the Organizing Committee of the 21st World Petroleum Congress held a briefing for the head of the World Petroleum Council and the representatives of the national committees, in which the comprehensive information on the progress of preparations was given.
On the last day in Moscow delegation of the World Petroleum Council had a tour in the "Metropol" hotel and together with the Organizing Committee of the 21st WPC decided to select it as a base hotel for the Congress
Members of the Organizing Committee of 21 World Petroleum Congress took part in the Program Committee meeting, which was held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 14 -17 april in Hotel Royal Tulip. Director of Russian National Committee of the World Petroleum Council Vladimir Kornev made a presentation on the meeting. He spoke of the Congress preparation process and the main steps, which have been done in this direction.
Representatives of the 21-st World Petroleum Congress organizing committee visited Turkish gas and petrochemical industry exhibition and conference, TUROGE-2013, April 9-10, at the hotel «Sheraton», Ankara, as a part of global promo-campaign.
This is an annual big event, which brings together key industry players and provides an opportunity for regional and international oil and gas community to share experiences and networking. The conference was organized by international company ITE, Turkish Petroleum Corporation, the Turkish Association of Petroleum Geologists and UCTEA – Chamber of Geophysical Engineers were a co-organizers.
21st World Petroleum Congress in conjunction with the Turkish Association of Petroleum Geologists presented their stand. Accompanied by the President of the Turkish Association of Petroleum Geologists Ismail Bakhtiar the stand was visited by Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Taner Yildiz and other guests from the U.S., Canada, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Poland, Israel, Turkey, the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, Russia.