The 23rd World Petroleum Congress continues to expand and build participation from key global energy leaders and companies, with the announcement of several new plenary speakers including Bernard Looney, CEO, BP, Amin H. Nasser, President and CEO, Saudi Aramco, and Anders Opedal, President and CEO, Equinor.
Pulitzer-prize winner, respected author, and leading energy expert, Dr. Daniel Yergin, is being recognised for his “exceptional contribution to the oil, gas and energy industry” with the highest honour of the World Petroleum Council, the Dewhurst Award. This distinguished lifetime achievement award celebrates his role as a global authority on energy, international politics and economics.
Early bird registration for the 23rd World Petroleum Congress is now open and available through April 30th. Delegates who take advantage of registering early for the Congress, to be held in Houston, U.S.A. from December 5-9, 2021, will receive a discount of over one third on the onsite price.
The World Petroleum Council is now seeking outstanding projects and innovations in the oil and gas sector to be considered for the 2021 WPC Excellence Award (WPCEA), which will be announced at the 23rd World Petroleum Congress in Houston, Texas, December 5-9, 2021.
With last weekend marking one year to go until the opening day, momentum continues to build behind the 23rd World Petroleum Congress, and looks set to continue into 2021, according to the 23rd World Petroleum Congress Organizing Committee (23rd WPCOC). Even in the face of both the global COVID-19 pandemic and global market volatility, 2020 has been a year of progress, with new sponsors and partners coming on board, as well as the launch of new initiatives that would have been impossible to foresee 12 months ago.
The 23rd World Petroleum Congress Organizing Committee (23rd WPCOC) today announced the launch of a unique series of online conversations with energy thought leaders from around the world.
The 23rd World Petroleum Congress has been postponed to December 5-9 2021. The decision from the World Petroleum Council Executive Committee and 23rd World Petroleum Congress Organizing Committee comes after careful deliberation and discussions with key stakeholders who fully supported the decision.
Every three years the World Petroleum Council presents the WPC Excellence Awards in two categories, Technological Development and Social Responsibility, recognizing exceptional achievements in the oil and gas industry.
Out of a record number of 2,000 abstract submissions, the World Petroleum Council has confirmed the selection of 300 expert speakers who will present their papers and posters at the 23rd World Petroleum Congress. The high-level program features 23 Technical Forums on innovative energy solutions across the oil and gas sector, from disruptive technologies to cleaner energy solutions.
Early registration has opened for the 23rd World Petroleum Congress; delegates will join an anticipated 10,000 attendees including 50 ministers and 500 C-suite executives from 100 countries.