22nd World Petroleum Congress Kicks off in Istanbul TEHRAN (NIOC) _ The 22nd World Petroleum Congress (WPC), the largest meeting of the oil and gas industry starts on July 9, with a high-level official opening ceremony at the Istanbul Convention Center (ICC) under the auspices of the Presidency of the Republic of Turkey.
With the theme of the Congress “Bridges to our energy future”, the congress will present and address a range of key topics through various conference sessions.
150 exhibitors from 50 countries will participate in the World Petroleum Exhibition as part of the 22nd WPC and will take the opportunity to visit and network with the industry’s global decision makers all under one roof
More than 400 articles have been submitted to Congress this year from which 23 belong to Iranian experts and researchers.
Top industry leaders including the CEO of Turkish Petroleum Besim Sisman, President of SOCAR Rovnag Abdullayev, Secretary General of OPEC Mohammed Sanusi Barkindo, CEO of Royal Dutch Shell Ben Van Beurden, Executive Director of International Energy Agency Fatih Birol, Chairman and CEO of ExxonMobil Corporation Darren W. Woods, CEO of BP Bob Dudley, President and CEO of Saudi Aramco Amin H. Nasser, CEO of Total Patrick Pouyanné, President and CEO of GE Oil and Gas Lorenzo Simonelli will address the theme 'Bridges to our Energy Future', and debate the future of the oil and gas industry.