Energy conference to ‘discuss pitfalls’
Dubai, April 18, 2009
The 17th edition of a major annual petroleum and gas conference will discuss the new challenges and opportunities in the sector, said the sponsors of the event.
Emirates National Oil Company (Enoc) will host and sponsor the Middle East Petroleum & Gas Conference (MPGC) 2009 to be held from April 19 to 21 at the InterContinental Festival City in Dubai.
This year’s event will mark the seventh occasion that MPGC is being held in Dubai with Enoc as hosts.
Held under the patronage of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President & Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and organised by the Conference Connection, MPGC 2009 will bring together industry leaders to debate and discuss the theme, ‘Navigating through the pitfalls: Demand uncertainty, financial crises, and price volatility.’
“As one of the leading oil and gas companies in the UAE, Enoc is delighted to be a part of this conference, which we are sponsoring for the seventh occasion,” said Saeed Khoory, Enoc group chief executive.
“The oil and gas industry has been the principal driver of growth for the nation, and the conference will discuss the new challenges and opportunities in the sector. Our support of the event reinforces our commitment to further developing the Middle East oil and gas industry,” he added.
Key decisions makers, including senior management from national oil companies, the oil majors, trading groups and independents, policy makers and financial institutions, from more than 40 countries are expected to attend the MPGC this year. – TradeArabia News Service