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Africa Oil & Power

Event: Africa Oil & Power 
Dates: 5 – 7 September 2018
Location: Cape Town International Convention Center

On September 5-7 in Cape Town, Africa Oil & Power will welcome the Secretary Generals of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, the Gas Exporting Countries Forum and the International Energy Forum, hosting top-level discussions as the top energy coalitions in the world pivot to Africa amid a wealth of opportunities in the continent’s oil and energy sector.
The third annual AOP flagship conference, held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, will honor H.E. Mohammed Sanusi Barkindo, Secretary General of OPEC as “Africa Oil Man of the Year;” and will unite Barkindo with H.E. Yury P. Sentyurin, Secretary General of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum, Dr Sun Xiansheng, Secretary General of the IEF and H.E. Mahaman Laouan Gaya, Secretary General of the APPO on an elite panel discussion about Energy Coalitions — the theme of the conference.
Seventeen of Africa’s top ministers are confirmed for the conference, and several will participate in on-stage panel discussions, with two Ministers’ Insights panels setting the tone for the following panels, which include upstream development, the status of mega-projects in Africa, the gas economy, renewables in the energy mix, trading and finance.


Spill Response Expo

Event: Spill Response Expo
Dates: 12 – 13 September 2018
Location: NEC, Birmingham

One thousand of the UK’s leading spill response professionals will converge on Birmingham’s NEC this Autumn for the biggest event on the environmental calendar.

On 12 & 13 September, the Spill Response Expo will provide a platform for the groundbreaking techniques transforming the prevention, detection, and management of inland, inshore and offshore chemical spills.

Under one roof, 35 cutting-edge suppliers within the sector will showcase the solutions making spill response more efficient and effective than ever; offering visitors the chance to not only see, but also touch and test these game-changing innovations.

Spill Response Expo 2018 will also play host to an unrivalled programme of expert-led seminars - delivered by some of the field’s most renowned, respected and knowledgeable professionals.

And once again, every single educational talk at September’s show will be CPD-accredited, allowing visitors to continue with their professional development whilst gaining the ultimate industry insight.

What’s more, a ticket for this year’s Spill Response Expo will give attendees unlimited access to the content across all nine co-running exhibitions - RWM; The Flood Expo; Marine & Coastal Civil Engineering Expo; Clean Air Technology Expo; Hazardous Materials Expo; Geotechnical & Geoenvironmental Expo; Land Remediation Expo; Wastewater Expo and Nuclear Decommissioning & Remediation Expo.

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Event: Gastech
Dates: 17 – 20 September
Location : Fira Gran Via, Barcelona, Spain

The leading exhibition and conference for the global gas, LNG and energy industries

For over 45 years, the Gastech exhibition and conference has been at the forefront of the international gas, LNG and energy market.

This world renowned event is regarded as the most significant meeting place for upstream, midstream and downstream gas and LNG professionals, where they convene to do business.

Gastech has fast become a next generation energy event, hosting major NOCs, IOCs, integrated energy companies, global utilities, EPC contractors, shipbuilders, pipeline companies, manufacturers, technology providers and service companies all of whom play an active role in the global energy value chain.

Tank Storage Asia

Tank Storage Asia
Dates: 26 – 27 September 2018
Location: Hall A, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

Consuming more than a third of global crude oil supplies, with over 17,000 tanks and a storage capacity of 220 million m3, Asia’s insatiable appetite for oil products makes it a significant hub for the storage sector. With demand for certain oil products continuing to grow, the region is relying more on imports to satisfy this demand, fueling the need for more storage.

Capitalise on the future of tank storage in one of the worlds’ most critical storage hubs. Tank Storage Asia, the leading two-day exhibition & conference for the region's oil, gas and petrochemical storage industry, delivers valuable business and networking opportunities and is the perfect opportunity to grow your business and exploit Asia’s storage market.

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Ocean Energy Europe 2018

Ocean Energy Europe 2018Event: Seatrade Maritime Middle East 2018
Dates: 30 – 31 October, 2018
Location : EICC, Edinburgh, Scotland

Ocean Energy Europe is the largest network of ocean energy professionals in the world. 115 organisations, including Europe’s leading utilities, industrialists and research institutes, trust Ocean Energy Europe to represent the interests of Europe’s ocean energy sector.

Ocean Energy Europe’s objective is to create a strong environment for the development of ocean energy, improve access to funding and enhance business opportunities for its members. To achieve this, we engage with the European Commission, Council, Parliament, European Investment Bank, and national ministries on all dossiers affecting the sector, such energy, climate, finance, grid and consenting.

The results are undeniable: in past two years the sector’s profile has increased significantly, and EU support accordingly. For example, Horizon 2020 allocated €130m to the sector in the 2014-2017 period only.

Support this mission and join the largest network of ocean energy professionals in the world. Contact: Rob Flynn, Communication & Membership Manager
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Algeria Future Energy Summit 2018

AlgeriaEvent: Algeria Future Energy Summit
Dates: 29 – 30 October 2018
Location: Algeria

Where International Investors Meet Algeria's Energy Decision Maker

Under the patronage of the Ministry of Energy, the participation and support of SONATRACH and the active participation of Sonelgaz, the Algeria Future Energy Summit will be the official oil and gas event in the Algerian Energy calendar. Gathering Algeria’s leaders and decision makers the major focus of the event will be on Diversification, Innovation and Investment.

Why Attend:

  • Hear the Government’s economic priorities and SONATRACH’s new plan & strategy
  • Discover the new project opportunities in the energy industry
  • Connect with the decision makers and industry leaders who are shaping Algeria’s energy future
  • Understand the new incentives and initiatives aimed at boosting investment
  • Explore the potential for unconventional gas and offshore development
  • Join the debate, develop new partnerships and build your business

Key Topics:

Gathering Algeria’s leaders and decision makers the major focus of the event will be on Diversification, Innovation and Investment with other key topics including:

  • Leader’s Panel: Global strategies transforming the oil and gas industry
  • Operational excellence in upstream oil & gas
  • Digitalization: A new era for oil and gas
  • Natural Gas: Optimization of its use on the international market
  • Energize the downstream: Expansion of petrochemical sector
  • Energy transition: A global priority
  • Unconventional gas: Solutions for the security of energy supply

25th Africa Oil Week

Event: 25th Africa Oil Week
Dates: 5 – 9 November 2018
Location: Cape Town Convention Centre, Cape Town, South Africa

Africa Oil Week: The leading business intelligence and transaction platform for Africa’s oil and gas sector.

Africa Oil Week is the meeting place for Africa’s upstream oil and gas markets.

The event brings together governments, national oil companies, investors, corporate players, independents and financiers – giving them a place to network, discuss and share knowledge.

Africa Oil Week attracts the highest quality speakers. Sessions are headed by top figures in the sector, including ministers, heads of NOCs, leading scientists and CEOs from major and independent firms.

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RPW China 2018

Event: RPW China 2018
Dates: 5 – 7 November 2018
Location: Beijing

A three-day conference and exhibition for Chinese refineries/petrochemical producers and leading solution providers around the world exploring the future of digital, intelligent and smart refineries in China

Paving a way to address process and asset optimisation challenges and staying ahead of the transformation

The Organising Committee would like to thank everyone for attending Refining & Petrochemicals World (RPW), China 2017. With a participation of 300 downstream professionals and elaborated topics for the dual streams “Downstream Process Tech” and “Operation Optimisation”, we had many excellent explorations and discussions on the challenges & opportunities, market trends, advanced solutions for global and China’s downstream oil & gas sector. Thank you again for your contribution. 

RPW China 2018, setting to be stimulating and inspiring again, will be scheduled on 5-7 November 2018 in Beijing. During this three-day conference, RPW China 2018 is expected to bring together 400+ decision makers and senior experts from refineries, petrochemical complexes, process & catalyst technology providers, IT & digital solution leaders, inspection & maintenance experts, and EPCs from around the world. The Conference will include Plenary Keynote Sessions, Paralleled Forums, Spotlight Panel Discussions, Fully Equipped Technology Workshops and Selected Plant Visit, which are crafted to explore complexity and trends in the Refining Technology and Operation Optimisation, addressing real challenges and identifying best solutions for the industry.

The Operational Excellence in Energy & Utilities Summit

Operational Excellence in Energy and Utilities SummitEvent: 
The Operational Excellence in Energy & Utilities Summit
Dates: 26 – 28 November 2018
Location: Toronto, ON

The Operational Excellence in Energy & Utilities Summit is coming to Toronto this November 26-28, 2018 and will bring together leading industry professionals operating in high-risk industries. 

There is simply no better opportunity this year to meet with so many industry experts, all presenting at the event and there to answer your most pressing questions.



Event: OSEA
Dates: 27 – 29 November 2018
Location: Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

First launched in 1976, OSEA has since grown to be the largest and most established oil & gas industry event in Asia. OSEA has been delivering content that is most sought after by trade professionals and continues to remain relevant by being acutely aware of the industry’s trends and needs.

Backed by strong support from the oil & gas community, OSEA has consistently attracted a high level of international participation. At OSEA2016, 983 exhibitors from 48 countries/regions and 17 international group pavilions showcased an extensive range of equipment, innovations and services for 12,024 trade visitors from 64 countries/regions.

SUBSEA Asia 2018 will return once again alongside OSEA to feature the latest subsea equipment and services, as well as delve deeper into subsea-related issues at the SUBSEA Asia conference. Manufacturing technologies dedicated to the oil & gas industry at OGmTech2018 will also offer buyers more on a single platform.

Industry professionals can look forward to learning from the best in the industry as well-known experts share their insights and knowledge at the OSEA International Conference and conduct informative sessions at OSEA Tech Garage.

Mark your calendars for OSEA2018, returning from 27 – 29 Nov 2018 at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, and join over 18,000 trade attendees from the oil & gas industry at the 3-day exhibition and conference!

CWC Digital Oil & Gas Partnerships Summit

Event: CWC Digital Oil & Gas Partnerships Summit
3rd– 4th 24 December 2018

The must attend event where the Oil & Gas Industry meets the Digital Solutions Providers to reach the levels of optimisation, efficiency and productivity required to grow.

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RPW Thailand 2019

RPW Thailand 2019
Dates: 23 – 24 January 2019
Location: Bangkok

It is fair to conclude that RPW, Thailand 2018 was a great success! Two days of conference provided 180 delegates a special platform to discuss the issue of maximizing profit margins and improving asset performance in NOC/individual refineries, the topics covered: ASEAN downstream market and strategy, FCC technology and catalyst, energy efficiency improvement, Automation and IoT, process safety management, asset reliability & integrity, maintenance and turnaround.

During the conference, more than 50 face to face meetings in totally of 1000 minutes were organised. We believe RPW participants have got a lot from new and varied formats of connections and enjoyed two days of networking, and as a result, we gathered plenty of positive feedbacks from participants.

We are looking forward to seeing you in 2019!

Refining & Petrochemicals World (RPW), Thailand 2019 will be held on 23-24 January in Bangkok. This event will gather more than 200 industry professionals from refining and petrochemical plants, technical solution providers and software/intelligent systems contributors to discuss the key factors drive the productivity and efficiency. We focus on two main areas: “Operation Optimization” & “Advanced Process Technology” and the major refineries and petrochemical producers from Thailand and other ASEAN countries will all come and deliver the up-to-date projects information.

Industry Connect Virtual Oil & Gas Trade Show

Event: Industry Connect Virtual Oil & Gas Trade Show
Dates:  May 21 – 22, 2019

Join thousands of Oil and Gas industry professionals from around the world for the second annual Industry Connect Virtual Oil & Gas Trade Show happening May 21-22, 2019. Registration for this event is now open!

Industry Connect is an annual, two-day virtual trade show and expo dedicated to connecting businesses in the Oil and Gas Industry. Exhibitors and attendees attend Industry Connect from the comforts of their own home or office – or from out in the field – using their laptops, tablets, or desktop computers.

Are you an oil and gas professional looking to boost your business while identifying the solutions and strategies that will shape the industry for the years ahead? If so, Industry Connect is your chance to experience all the benefits of a traditional trade show, without the costly travel fees, accommodation costs, and down time. The theme for 2019 is Emerging Technologies and the Future of Energy.

Throughout the show, you’ll learn about the latest, services, tools, and technologies to increase your productivity and bottom line in 2019. Your free registration to this event gains you access to live chat with 100 exhibitors, the chance to network with thousands of other attendees, and free, 24/7 on-demand access to dozens of webinars.

Content posted by exhibitors will be available on the virtual platform for up to one week after the two-day live event, giving all exhibitors and attendees more time to benefit from this trade show environment.

Industry Connect is hosted by the 5 Star Media Group – the leading visual media marketing firm for the Oil and Gas industry throughout Western Canada.

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