Petroleum Economist Events

New Modes of Cooperation in the Gulf

A Petroleum Economist hydrocarbons strategy forum
21 January 2014, JW Marriott Hotel, Kuwait City

Co-hosted by Kuwait Petroleum Corporation, the forum will provide a platform to discuss emerging trends in hydrocarbon production and use in the region, explore how governments are using the sector to diversify and develop their wider economies, and look at how IOCs, NOCs and Gulf states cooperate across the sector.

This forum is invitation only and free to attend for qualifying delegates. 


Industry Events

International Petroleum (IP) Week

10-12 February 2015
Intercontinental Park Lane Hotel, London, UK

Organised by: Energy Institute

International Petroleum (IP) Week is organised by the Energy Institute and held in London from 10-12 February 2015. This annual event is the leading strategic forum for the international oil and gas industry, where influential industry figures and government officials discuss the opportunities and challenges facing the sector today and how to shape its future direction, attracting over 2,000 energy professionals every year. The theme of the 2015 programme is “Strategies for the changing oil and gas landscape”, with a focus on the role of oil and gas in sustaining society and economic growth.  IP Week offers great insights from leading industry figures alongside an opportunity for delegates to share experiences and views with fellow oil and gas professionals in a more informal yet stimulating environment.

WPC Leadership Conference - Responsibility, Cooperation & Sustainability

26-28 May 2015 
Tromsø, Norway

The World Petroleum Council (WPC) is pleased to present the first WPC Leadership Conference on Responsibility, Cooperation and Sustainability, to be held in Norway in 2015.

Through this global event the WPC will be bringing together industry leaders to discuss and demonstrate best available technology and practices in order to minimize impacts and risks to the people and environments where we operate around the world. By highlighting the industry’s strategies in places such as the Arctic and other frontier areas we can contribute to raising the standards across the sector.

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World Gas Conference (WGCPARIS2015)

1-5 June 2015

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.

  • Register as a delegate online: Early Bird Discount is now available until 16 January
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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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Gastech Singapore 2015

27-30 October 2015
Singapore EXPO

Gastech Conference & Exhibition is the leading event for the international oil & gas industry and a global meeting place for energy professionals working in the natural gas cycle.

Gastech attracts over 20,000 attendees commercial and technical trade visitors, 500 trade exhibitors, 250 C-Level executives and 2,000 conference delegates.
Our industry leading conference delivers informative and interactive sessions focussing on the key commercial and technical issues affecting the industry.
The exhibition hosts the Centres of Technical Excellence (CoTEs) showcasing the best examples of technology in action and also its commercial implications.
Our various functions and dedicated industry programmes will ensure you have numerous opportunities to network during the four day events.

By bringing Gastech to Singapore for the very first time, the natural gas and LNG industries finally connect at the heart of South East Asia’s energy epicentre – at a crucial time in the state’s development plans to become a leading energy hub. Gastech is the event at which the gas industry networks and does business.

For more information contact Simon Ford on +44 (0)20 3772 6091 or email  



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