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Press Releases from The CWC Group (83 total)

New Speakers and Sponsors Announced for Rio Gas Forum 2012

The CWC Group, ANP and Petrobras are pleased to announce new speakers and sponsors participating in the prestigious Rio Gas Forum, being held in the world-renowned Copacabana Palace in Rio de Janeiro from 20 – 23 March 2012. Industry leaders will meet at Rio Gas Forum to discuss the role of Brazil in the global gas markets and the strategy of Petrobras. The meeting place to find the latest updates

CWC & Partners are Pleased to Announce Confirmed Key Speaker for SIDI 2012

CWC, Naya World & DNM Connect are pleased to announce the following key speakers for SIDI 2012: H.E. Sheikh Abdullah Zainal Alireza, Minister of Commerce & Industry KSA; Saheh Alnazha, President & COO, Tasnee; Fahad. Al-Semari, Director, Saudi Aramco Entrepreneurship Centre; Ahmed M Abdulkarim, Deputy Governor – Strategic Development, SAGIA – CEO, Cadre; Ibrahim A Al Asseri, Executive Vice President, Zahran Holding. Saudi Innovation, Diversification & Investment (SIDI)

Saudi Downstream 2012 Welcomes it’s New Sponsors

CWC and The Royal Commission for Jubail Welcomes their new sponsors for 2012: Zamil ChemPlast; Advanced Petrochemical Compnay; and KBR. The Strategic Forum & Exhibition will be held under the Royal Patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. The 2nd Saudi Downstream Forum & Exhibition will take place 5-7 March 2012 in Jubail, Saudi Arabia and will bring together the key stakeholders

CWC Announces Sixth Annual Strategic Forum: Iraq Petroleum 2012

CWC today announced the 2012 edition of the annual strategic forum Iraq Petroleum 2012 taking place on 11-13 June in London. Focusing on Iraq representing ‘the last frontier for oil exploration’ the conference will discuss the major investment opportunities in upstream and downstream including the Iraqi finance sector. The conference sessions will cover the dynamics of the world industry, as well as global economic growth, oil demand and prices, surplus

Saudi Infrastructure Brings Together Decision Makers

The Mayor of Jeddah Inaugurates the First International Exhibition on the Infrastructure and Cities Planning. 80 Saudi and International Companies Opt to Share New Projects. On behalf of his Royal Highness Prince Mansour Bin Mitib Bin Abdulaziz, Minister of Municipal & Rural Affairs, Mayor of Jeddah Dr Hani Abu Ras has inaugurated the first international forum and exhibition specialised in the infrastructure cities planning, and transportation. The event is organised

Lamido Sanusi, voted Africa Person of the Year by Forbes magazine confirmed to l …

Organizers of the annual Nigeria Oil & Gas confirmed Sanusi Lamido Sanusi CON, Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria will inaugurate the Nigeria Energy Finance Seminar, now an integral part of the Nigeria Oil & Gas event. Sanusi is set to discuss opportunities and developments through finance, management and sustainability of petroleum revenues, as well as potential scenarios with or without new legislation. Senior representatives from key Nigerian banks

First Annual World Shale Gas Awards – Celebrating achievements and innovation …

The CWC Group, American Gas Association and International Gas Union are delighted to announce the winners of the First Annual World Shale Gas Awards, presented in Houston on the 9 November at a dinner hosted by BHP Billiton. The 2011 Award winners are: 1. International Pioneer: 3Legs Resources For their work to pioneer the development of shale gas in Poland The Award was accepted by Kamlesh Parmar, Commercial Director. Peter Clutterbuck,

The World Shale Gas Conference and Exhibition recognised as the premier internat …

Building on last year’s success, the 2nd Annual World Shale Gas Conference & Exhibition 2011, co-hosted by CWC, the American Gas Association and the International Gas Union, took place from the 7-11 November in Houston, Texas. The event attracted over 600 senior level attendees from over 30 countries. Over the course of the three day conference, delegates heard from leading companies from around the world. Discussions focused on

CWC Announces Dates for 12th World XTL Summit

CWC is pleased to announce the 12th World XTL Summit, taking place on 22‐23 May 2012 at The Waldorf Hilton, London, UK. The Summit will focus on the issues that matter to the XTL industry and this year’s programme is designed to meet the needs of the industry and identify new opportunities. The World XTL Summit has become a key catalyst for growth in the XTL industry, providing a comprehensive

Sheikh Abdullah Zainal Alireza, Minister of Commerce & Industry

Sheikh Abdullah Zainal Alireza, Minister of Commerce & Industry is confirmed to give a Keynote Address at Saudi Innovation, Diversification & Investment (SIDI) Forum & Exhibition 2012. Taking place at the Al Faisaliah Hotel, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on 25-28 March 2012. The event will focus on ‘industry led job creation’, the role of the private sector and the incentives and opportunities being implemented by the Government and stakeholders. "The time has

Saudi Arabia Predicted to be the World’s Second Largest Homeland Security Mark …

With homeland security and defence markets unlike any other in the world, Saudi Arabia is one of the only countries, whose survival is threatened by terrorism resulting from both internal (Al Qaeda and the Shia minority) and external (the threat of a nuclear Iran, an annual Hajj pilgrimage of millions, the security of 24% of the world’s oil reserves threats) forces. Forecasted to become the world’s second largest homeland security

Ministers & International Gas Leaders Arrive in Sydney for the Australia Gas Con …

The Australia Gas Conference 2011, co-hosted by the CWC Group and the International Gas Union (IGU), opens in Sydney next week, running from 31 October – 2 November 2011 at the Four Seasons Hotel. The conference is the first international gas event to be held in Australia and welcomes senior Australian ministers from New South Wales Government, Government of South Australia, and Government of Western Australia, as well as international gas

Shell adopts the Local Content Model for its Global Operations

In September Shell adopted the Local Content Model being applied in Nigeria for use in its global operations. They have chosen the immediate past General Manager, Nigerian Content Development, Shell Nigeria, Simbi Wabote to implement the Local Content Model. Ernest Nwapa, Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Content Development & Monitoring Board (NCDMB) said, “It is significant that Shell found it necessary to take the Nigerian Content model being implemented in Nigeria

SWPF Announcing the SWPF Award for Innovation & Marafiq Award for Sustainability

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (10 October 2011): Endorsed by the Ministry of Water and Electricity and in Partnership with Moya Bushnak, the Saudi Water & Power Forum will be held at the Hilton Hotel in Jeddah, on the 4-6 December 2011. H.E. Abdullah Al-Hussayen, Minister of Water & Electricity will lead the Awards Ceremony followed by the Gala Dinner on December 4. The SWPF Award for Innovation and the

Outlook Strong for Asia Following World LNG Series: Asia Pacific Summit

The 3rd World LNG Series: Asia Pacific Summit was held this week from 19-21 September at the Shangri La Hotel in Singapore, hosted by organiser The CWC Group. The Summit is known in the industry as the most important international meeting for LNG buyers and sellers and this year The CWC Group welcomed over 270 delegates from over 50 countries, with 70% of delegates coming from outside of Singapore. Delegates

Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs meets Nigerian Content Development & Monitoring …

Following the introduction of the Local Content Bill passed in 2010, local content and capacity building are now at the forefront of planning amongst major stakeholders in Nigeria. In response, the NOGTech 2011, 2-day technical conference to run in Lagos, 7-8 June will focus on the repositioning of Nigeria’s oil and gas technology, utilisation and commercialisation, with a special round table session on the role Universities will play in shaping

Projects Large & Small Unite at the CWC's 11th World XTL Summit

The World XTL Summit, running for the 11th year, is taking place on 7-8 June, at the Hilton London Tower Bridge, UK. Andy Brown, Executive Vice President & Managing Director, Pearl GTL, is to present on ‘The Delivery of Pearl GTL’, the largest energy project ever launched in Qatar and the world’s largest GTL project. The World XTL Summit been following Pearl GTL closely since its launch in 2006 and,

CWC Group Wins Queen's Award for Enterprise - International Trade

The CWC Group (CWC) announced that it has won the Queen's Award for Enterprise - International Trade for the second time, one of the most coveted awards in UK industry. These awards are made by the Queen on the advice of the Prime Minister, assisted by an Advisory Committee and recognise the winners for being among the most successful companies in the UK and for their outstanding achievement in international

All Change for the Global LNG Market?

From the recent events in Japan, to the increased environmental concerns about shale gas production, and energy demand in the Caribbean, numerous questions are being asked about the potential changes ahead for the global LNG market. The World LNG Series: Americas Summit, hosted from 23-26 May 2011 in San Antonio, Texas, is the place to find the answers. The World LNG Series: Americas Summit for ten years has been

CWC are Pleased to Announce the Dates for Iraq Telecoms 2011: 25-27 October

The sixth Iraq Telecoms Conference organised by the CWC Group will bring together the key decision makers in Iraq’s Telecoms market. The Conference will take place on the 25-27 of October in Istanbul, Turkey and will build on the success of Iraq Telecoms 2010, which gathered together 36 speakers, over 300 senior telecoms industry experts, and 21 sponsoring companies. The Conference will engage leading telecommunication government officials and service companies

CWC are Please to Announce the Dates for Iraq Petroleum 2011: 12-14 July, The La …

Iraq Petroleum 2011 Conference, is taking place in London at The Landmark Hotel on 12-14 July 2011. The strategic forum this year will focus on the next phase of developing Iraq’s oil and gas resources; the current and future upstream opportunities and tenders. The conference programme is developed around highlighting Iraq’s huge potential that could reshape the global energy scene and the massive business opportunities arising in the Iraqi oil

INTERGAS VI Conference & Exhibition dates are Confirmed: A New Dawn, A New Era

Cairo (1 April 2011): CWC Group Limited and Egypt International Fairs are delighted to confirm that INTERGAS VI is taking place as scheduled from 10-12 May 2011 at the Cairo International Convention Centre. More than 200 companies are already confirmed for the exhibition, the conference will bring together senior decision makers in the Egyptian and international oil, gas and petrochemical industries to engage in real dialogue. The deadline for submitting Abstracts for

Norwegian Crown Couple to visit CWC Ghana Summit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: (1 April 2011, Friday) Norwegian Crown Couple, Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit will be travelling to Ghana in mid-April. The Couple’s visit to Ghana will be accompanied by Norwegian Minister of Environment and Development, Mr Erik Solheim. During their official visit to Ghana, the Royal Couple will attend The CWC Group’s Ghana Summit, 12 – 14 April. Minister of Environment and Development, Mr Solheim, is expected

New Petrobras Government & Industry Speakers Announced at the Rio Gas Forum 12-1 …

The Petrobras-hosted Rio Gas Forum announces new speakers and sponsors in the final 2 weeks before the event. New speakers include; Luis Eduardo Duque Dutra, Chief of Staff, ANP; Symone Christine de Santana Araujo, Director of the Department of Natural Gas, Ministry of Mines and Energy; Nelson Silva, President, BG Brasil; Jorge Ciacciarelli, Director, Repsol Bolivia. The Opening Address will be given by Antonio Eduardo Monteiro de Castro, Executive Manager

Over 170 companies will be participating at CWC Kuwait Oil & Gas 2011 in April

Kuwait (14 March 2011): Held under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Ahmad Abdullah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, Minister of Oil, Minister of Information, Chairman of Kuwait Petroleum Corporation's Board of Directors (KPC) Kuwait Oil and Gas Summit & Exhibition will bring together senior decision makers in the Kuwait and international oil, gas and infrastructure industries to engage in real dialogue about the opportunities and challenges of Kuwait energy in a global

Petrobras-Hosted Dinner Announced at the Museu de Arte Moderne on 13 April as Pa …

The Rio Gas Forum Organising Committee announces a Petrobras-Hosted Dinner on 13 April. The dinner is an exclusive evening to network with Petrobras executives, strengthen relationships and discuss new projects and investment opportunities. Other features at the Rio Gas Forum include; a Pre-Salt Investment Workshop- Mastering the New Brazilian PSA led by Baker Botts, a new international LNG suppliers' panel, a site visit to the Guanabara Bay LNG Terminal and

Chemicals M&A surge predicted as Middle East and China go head-to-head for asset …

Capturing technology and know-how to serve downstream markets will be the driver for many deals KPMG’s chemicals specialists are predicting a two-horse race in the battle to acquire high-value assets and intellectual property, as players in the Middle East and China compete to seize the opportunities presented by a surge in global demand for downstream chemicals. While enthusiasm for M&A activity around the world seems to be faltering in the

CWC Announces Key Speakers for the World XTL Summit 2011

CWC are pleased to announce key speakers: Andy Brown, Executive VP & Managing Director, Pearl GTL; Ettienne Rademeyer, Chief Operations Officer, Oryx GTL; Mike Nel, General Manager- New Business Development, Sasol; for the 11th World XTL Summit 2011, which is taking place on 7-8 June, Hilton London Tower Bridge, UK. CWC are also delighted to welcome on board their principal sponsor Oryx GTL. Sponsors to date for the

Saudi Downstream Exhibition 2011: Major Players of the Industry Showcasing at On …

The CWC group is pleased to announce exhibitors for Saudi Downstream Strategic Forum & Exhibition 2011 include: Sabic, TASNEE, Sipchem, NATPET (Xenel Group) and Chemanol. The Exhibition will bring together a number of companies from various sectors of the downstream industry, all to one location. Held under the patronage of the CUSTODIAN OF THE TWO HOLY MOSQUES KING ABDULLAH BIN ABDULAZIZ AL-SAUD, Saudi Downstream Forum & Exhibition 2011 will take place

Major Projects in Saudi Arabia Boost Fire, Safety and Protection Markets

Saudi Arabia is the second largest market in the world, with a $97 billion forecast spend on homeland security alone over the next 8 years; equating to a massive $12 billion per year on projects in a rapidly evolving market. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has 24 separate agencies and organisations employing more than a quarter of a million people; there is priority for installation of the latest security systems,

CWC are Pleased to Announce New Sponsors for Saudi Downstream 2011

On behalf of the Royal Commission, the CWC group is delighted to announce new sponsors for Saudi Downstream Strategic Forum & Exhibition: Shell, Exxon Mobil, Zamil, Luberef, Lurgi, Chemanol, Naffco and Worley Parsons. Saudi Downstream will welcome new investors and partners of the major stakeholders in Kingdom and is focused on the increasing investments in the downstream sector in Saudi. It is a major international event where for the first

CWC Kuwait Oil & Gas 2011 is now under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Ahmad Abdull …

The CWC Group are delighted to announce the KUWAIT OIL AND GAS SUMMIT & EXHIBITION to be officially held under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Ahmad Abdullah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, Minister of Oil & Information, Kuwait Government & Chairman of the Board, Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) with a distinguished KPC delegation participating through sponsorship, speaking and attendance at the Summit. As the Official Host Sponsors, KPC will be hosting the exclusive networking

SABIC supports the Saudi Downstream Forum & Exhibition 2011 as Principal Platinu …

The Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) has announced signing on as a Principal Platinum Sponsor of the first Saudi Downstream Forum and Exhibition to be held by the Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu in Yanbu on March 8 and 9. SABIC has been a mainstay of support for the development of downstream industries in Saudi Arabia for years based on the family of products it produces which, in turn,

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