Petroleum Economist Events


  Petroleum Economist is relaunching its annual awards with a ceremony in London on 10 September 2014.

The Petroleum Economist Awards, judged by a a panel of independent experts drawn from across the international energy industry, aim to celebrate the people, companies and projects, which showcase the best of the industry.

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Industry Events

World Gas Conference (WGCPARIS2015)

1-5 June 2014

The 26th World Gas Conference (WGCPARIS2015), owned by the International Gas Union is the largest and most prestigious conference in the global gas industry calendar bringing together leading industry players.

Next June, Paris will welcome over 4,000 senior delegates from 600 global companies and thousands of trade visitors who will explore the 45,000 sqm large exhibition. An impressive line-up of some 500 high level industry experts will present their views and findings of key industry trends and developments.

The breadth of the World Gas Conference programme really makes it stand out from other leading industry events. Delegates can look forward to some 70 conference sessions with topics spanning across the whole gas value chain. There will be key emphasis on addressing issues such as enhancing the role of gas for sustainable development and balancing the needs of all stakeholders, whilst improving availability of gas and access to markets.

Numerous social and technical networking events have been organised for delegates to grow their global network, showcase their findings and build strong partnerships. Delegates can look forward to the Welcome Gala evening held at the famous Grand Palais, a golf tournament attended by key business players and numerous technical and social tours presenting ideal networking opportunities in a relaxed environment.

With major and exciting developments taking place in the gas industry, WGCPARIS2015 will welcome the energy community to this milestone event which will showcase the best of what the industry has to offer.

  • Submit an abstract here: Deadline is 1 September 2014
  • Register as a delegate online: Early Bird Discount is now available
  • Sign up for the WGCPARIS2015 newsletter here: Receive the latest straight to your inbox

Ethylene Middle East Technology Conference (EMET) 2014

19-21 October 2014
Gulf Hotel, Kingdom of Bahrain

Ethylene Middle East Technology Conference (EMET) 2014 will bring together experts from all over the world to share practical experiences, innovative ideas & strategies for reducing costs, maximizing return and value creation on issues related to planning, design, operation and maintenance. The conference theme is “Meeting Technical Challenges in the Ethylene Industry through Efficient & Sustainable Technology”.

EMET takes place from 19th – 21st October 2014 at the Gulf Hotel in Bahrain, and important topics to be addressed in both keynote and technical sessions at EMET 2014 will include: Operational efficiency & sustainability, Process Safety, Maintenance & Reliability, Feedstock Availability and Challenges with Emerging Resources, Latest trends in Design, Engineering & Construction (EPC), Latest Developments in Olefin Production Technologies and Catalysts for Increased Product Yield, and Improving Process Performance of Ethylene Crackers.

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Middle East Process Engineering Conference (MEPEC)

15-17 September 2015
Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre

The Middle East Process Engineering Conference (MEPEC) is the definitive event for process engineering; in today’s busy world the event brings together the international business community to one business hub place to make the most effective use of your time. It is not just a place where you can experience groundbreaking technology and listen to industry leaders, it is an environment designed for the exchange of ideas between you and your peers. By sharing experience and expertise, best practice can be adopted worldwide to optimise the future of process engineering. MEPEC is the unique meeting place for discovery, process engineering and route to market professionals to meet, share and drive an efficient, safe and profitable industry.

MEPEC will welcome thousands of visitors to the Bahrain International Exhibition and Conference Centre between 15th – 17th September 2015. The Conference Theme is ‘Delivering Energy Efficiency through Innovation and Value Creation’, and topics will include: Innovative Process Control and Optimization, Development of Unconventional Oil & Gas Resources, Advances in Plant Simulation and Design, Latest Technologies in Clean Fuels and Energy Efficiency.

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