The top managers of leading oil and gas companies will meet at 22nd World Petroleum Congress (WPC) that will be held in Istanbul on 9-13 July.
President and Chief Executive Officer of Saudi Aramco Amin N. Nasser, CEOF of BP Bob Dudley, the head of China’s CNPC Wang Yilin, CEO of Petrobras Pedro Parente, the head of Shell Ben Van Beurden, CEO of Total Patrick Pouyanne, the head of IEA and OPEC will be among the speakers at the 22. WPC Congress that will be held in Istanbul on 9-13 July under the theme of “Bridges to Our Energy Future”.
Chairman of WPC Turkish National Committee and President and CEO of Turkish Petroleum Besim Sisman, said that all the preparations for 22nd WPC under the theme of “Bridges to our Energy Future” are nearly ready, by adding, “Technically a very qualified as well socially satisfying and exciting programme is waiting for the
Sisman emphasized that WPC Congress Programme Committee is working on an extensive programme to cover all the opportunities and challenges regarding oil and gas industry, from energy geopolitics to finance, technical innovation to collaboration, new business models to energy access.
WPC meeting in Istanbul expects 50 ministers, 500 policy makers, 500 CEO’s and 5,000 delegates from 100 countries stressed Sisman, went on as, “We are also expecting 20,000 exhibition visitors. Turkey’s close to proximity more than 75 % of the global oil and gas reserves makes it a bridge between World’s second largest gas
market, the continental Europe and World’s largest oil and gas resources, namely the Middle East and the Caspian Region.”
Announcing today Saturday 8th of April 2017 of change of conference venue, following is the press release:
‘ The Congress recently had the honour of coming under the auspices of the President of Turkey, this has resulted in unprecedented global interest. Since there will be a significant number of Heads of State at the Congress and many more ministers than usual, the Congress venue will be moved from CNR Expo to the Congress Valley (including the Istanbul Congress Centre ICC and Lütfi Kirdar International Convention & Exhibition Centre ICEC) to minimize disruption to the city.
These purpose-built convention centres have ample modern and safe facilities for the Congress and offer delegates and visitors access to the heart of the cultural centre of Istanbul.
We look forward to seeing you all in July for what will surely be a Congress to remember! ‘