London forum to discuss global oil issues
London, December 23, 2012
Global outlook for oil and gas industry will be the centre of attention at the International Petroleum Week 2013, being held in London in February.
The IP week, from February 18-20, will focus on "meeting today’s challenges, investing in tomorrow’s pportunities".
Organised by the Energy Institute (EI), IP Week is the leading thought-leadership forum for the global oil and gas industry, attracting over 2,000 energy professionals from around the world every year, a statement said.
The opening conference on February 18 will focus on the challenges for the oil and gas sector, advances made in technologies and what is required to move towards a more sustainable future.
Dr Fatih Birol, executive director, International Energy Agency, will present the outlook for the oil market, examining the uncertainties and certainties for the sector. Senior industry leaders from AMEC, BP, Chevron, and ExxonMobil will also speak alongside John Hayes MP, Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change.
The remainder of the programme will cover the development of the oil and gas sector globally, with dedicated sessions on Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Russia, CIS and the Arctic. Additional topics for discussion at IP Week 2013 will include:
• Global energy security
• Strategic role of technology in delivering successful upstream projects
• Financing oil and gas in the future and managing international risk
• Global outlook for the downstream industry
• Delivering gas
IP Week 2013 is sponsored by Ernst & Young, Standard Chartered Bank and Platts. It will feature conferences, seminars, a high profile luncheon, an evening reception, exhibition and will conclude with the prestigious IP Week Dinner – one of the largest oil and gas events in the industry’s calendar, with over 1,200 guests. - TradeArabia News Service