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Press Releases from The CWC Group (83 total)

Cartagena to play host to Colombia’s oil & gas decision makers

CWC Group’s Colombia Oil & Gas Summit in Cartagena, 2-4 April 2014 (officially endorsed by the Colombian Ministry of Mines & Energy, ANH (Agencia Nacional de Hidrocarburos) and DIMAR (Dirección General Marítima)) will host Colombia’s oil and gas decision makers to discuss the country’s developing hydrocarbon sector, investment opportunities for international investors and upcoming projects. Exclusive announcements will be made by Ministers and senior representatives from national and international oil

3rd Annual World Shale Awards Shortlist Announced

The shortlist for the 3rd Annual World Shale Awards 2013, taking place in Houston, was announced today featuring entries from across the shale oil and gas supply chain. Categories for 2013 include the International Pioneer Award recognising the company which has made the most significant progress in Shale gas or oil outside of North America; the Technological Innovator Award recognizing the technological breakthrough of the year in Shale E&P; the Community

Governments and industry leaders meet in Houston at the World Shale Oil & Gas Su …

During the week of November 4 – 8, 2013, Houston will host senior government representatives and industry decision makers from across the globe at the 4th annual World Shale Oil & Gas Summit and Exhibition. With more than 50 guest speakers from countries including China, South Africa, Australia, the UK, Brazil, India, Turkey as well as the United States, discussions will focus on the latest developments in

Leaders from the Oil & Gas Industry set to participate in the Great Local Conten …

On 28th October, an international delegation of NOCs, Governments and key representatives from the global Oil & Gas community will gather in London to debate the key issues and solutions in implementing Local Content Strategies. Held under the Chatham House Rule, the 2013 NOCs & Government Summit will feature the much anticipated Great Local Content Debate. Led by Simbi Wabote, Contracting and Procurement Global Local Content Manager, Shell, the Great

A Game Changer for Latin America? Shale Experts Analyse the Future of Unconventi …

Shale experts recently gathered in Buenos Aires to examine the potential impact of shale oil and gas resources in the Latin America region and globally. The CWC Summit was hosted in partnership with YPF and Y-TEC, and delegations in attendance included Chevron, Shell, Total, Schlumberger, Emerson and Halliburton, amongst others. The welcoming address was delivered by Gonzalo Lopez Nardone, head of institutional relations for YPF and the opening address was given

H.E. John Bande, Malawi's first Minister of Mining confirmed to speak at East Af …

H.E. John Bande, Malawi's first Minister of Mining, alongside energy ministers and senior government representatives from Mozambique, Ethiopia, Kenya and South Sudan, will give the opening key note address at the second East Africa Oil & Gas Summit on Tuesday 08 October 2013, London, UK. Delegates will hear from H.E. John Bande on future plans for this new but key ministry for the nation. Malawi’s resources sector is steadily growing

CWC announces 4th World Shale Conference Focused on Sustainability

CWC has announced its World Shale Oil & Gas Conference & Exhibition returns to Houston this fall, with its key theme this year being sustainability. Voted one of the top five energy conference by the Houston Chronicle, and the only event endorsed concurrently by the International Gas Union (IGU) and America Gas Association (AGA), the double-stream conference will be focused upon increasing international gas demand, reducing production costs, gas monetisation and

Colombia Minister of Mines & Energy to Deliver Keynote Address at Colombia Oil & …

As interest from around the world remains strong in the development of the Colombian oil and gas industry, the Minister of Mines and Energy, Dr. Federico Renjifo Vélez and the President of Ecopetrol, Dr. Javier Gutiérrez have confirmed their participation in the Colombia Oil & Gas Summit and Exhibition, whereby they will open and welcome industry leaders from over 25 countries. The Colombia Oil & Gas Summit

How Iraq Mega Projects 2013 Continues to Facilitate the Increase of Iraq’s Oil …

The CWC Group has announced the fourth Iraq Mega Projects Conference and Exhibition will take place 30 September – 2 October 2013 in Dubai, UAE. The event will provide senior professionals, contract holders and the service industry with insights into the specific opportunities and challenges in Iraq's oil and gas field production. Iraq faces major demands on its oil and gas resources and the collaboration between international and Iraqi stakeholders is

SWCC Governor Dr Abdurrahman Al Ibrahim Confirms his Participation at SWPF 2012

Saudi Water & Power Forum & Exhibition (SWPF) 2012, taking place 2-4 December 2012 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, will focus on adding value by creating opportunities, building relationships and fostering innovation. SWPF is the premier power and water meeting in the Kingdom and plays a critical role in connecting stakeholders and in helping to set the agenda for sustainable growth. SWCC Governor, H.E. Dr Abdulrahman Al-Ibrahim, will join H.E. Dr Khalid

The World Shale Oil & Gas Summit and Awards attracts the international industry …

The 3rd Annual World Shale Oil & Gas Summit & Awards, co-hosted by CWC, the American Gas Association and the International Gas Union, took place from the 18-21 September in Houston, Texas. Representatives from 30 countries attended the event to learn about shale development in the US and to discuss the opportunities and challenges of development around the globe. Over the course of the three day conference, delegates heard from

World Shale Oil & Gas: Latin America Summit; Bringing Together Key Players from …

As the shale industry continues to evolve in the US and internationally, interest from local governments in Latin America remains strong in developing their shale oil and gas industries. Creating a number of business opportunity in this dynamic and attractive region for key player in the shale industry. To explore these opportunities, key decision makers from the shale oil and gas industry, along with senior government officials and regulators from

CWC 8th Annual LNG Awards Shortlist Announced

The shortlist for the 8th Annual LNG Awards has just been announced by the CWC Group. The categories for 2012 include the coveted CWC / World Gas Intelligence (WGI) LNG Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Industry, the LNG Technological Innovation Award and the LNG Executive of 2012. The nominees are: CWC / WGI Annual LNG Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Industry 2012: - Cheniere - Nigeria LNG - KOGAS - PETRONAS - Qatargas - Shell LNG Technological Innovation 2012 Award: - Black & Veatch - Clean

Leaders in the LNG Industry met at the World LNG Series: Asia Pacific Summit

The 4th World LNG Series: Asia Pacific Summit was held from 10-13 September 2012 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, this year the Summit brought together some 300 attendees from over 30 countries in Asia Pacific, North America, Latin America & the Caribbean, Europe, the Middle

Essential Cost-Efficiency Strategies and Formulating best practices headline the …

Held under the Patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum The Two-day Conference takes place in Dubai 11-12 December The upcoming Middle East Logistics: Oil & Gas Summit (MELOG) will highlight essential cost efficiency strategies and global best practices needed in the industry. Organised by The CWC Group, a leading London-based events company focused on energy and infrastructure issues, the inaugural edition of the event will take place 11-12

CWC Group to welcome high profile speakers and delegations to the upcoming NOCs …

Held under the Patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum Summit kicks off on September 17 with ‘Knowledge & Innovation Interactive Seminar’ NOCs & Governments Summit will kick off in Dubai on Monday, September 17 at The Address Hotel in Dubai Marina. The Summit, held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum, will run until September 19 and will welcome elite key

Exclusive interview with Gregg Kantor, Second Vice Chairman, American Gas Associ …

The CWC Group is grateful for the support in making the World Shale Oil & Gas an industry leading event. Gregg Kantor exclusively answered questions about the summit and the impact of the shale revolution in the energy industry. Question - What do you see as the key growth areas for natural gas demand over the next 5 years? In the next 5 years, there will be two big areas for

NOCs & Governments Summit to explore strategies for attracting top-level talent …

Held under the Patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum Elite three-day summit set to bring together key decision makers from across the region to Dubai, Sept. 17-19 In an industry that produces the world’s most vital commodity, talented workers are fast becoming its most prized resource. Around the world, the petroleum industry is facing a significant talent gap, with a large part of its workforce set to

Global LNG Buyers & Sellers Meet at the World LNG Series: Asia Pacific Summit in …

The spotlight continues on the Asia Pacific LNG market, with demand from the traditional LNG buyers, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan remaining high plus China and India and other new markets increasing their LNG regas capacity. The question remains – how will the supply and demand balance look in the next three years, amid new supply projects coming on stream and changing energy policies in importing countries? This question and

Tackling waste management is a vital priority as the region’s population grows

The CWC Group, a leading London-based events company focused on energy and infrastructure issues, will host its inaugural Sustainable Waste Management: Middle East Summit from 26-28 November, 2012 in Dubai. Key experts invited to the Summit will discuss critical topics such as: New Waste Policy, Waste Regulation, Feedstock Supply, Project Finance, Commercial Models and Advanced Waste-to-Energy Technologies. The Summit is held under the Royal Patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin

CWC Group, Petrobras, Shell and Gazprom Global LNG to Host the 8th Annual LNG Aw …

The LNG Awards, now in their 8th year, will be presented at the World LNG Summit and Awards Gala Dinner in Barcelona, hosted by the CWC Group, Petrobras, Shell and Gazprom Global LNG on 28 November 2012. Recognising and celebrating excellence in the LNG industry, this year sees the presentation of three awards: The coveted CWC/ WGI LNG Award 2012, the LNG Technological Innovation Award 2012 and the LNG Executive of

Iraq Mega Projects 2012 to Focus on Providing a Critical Insight into Operating …

Taking place 1-3 October 2012 at the Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE, the Iraq Mega Projects 2012 Conference programme will focus on providing an in-depth critical insight for operating in the Iraqi oil and gas mega project industry. Key speakers will be encouraged to share experiences and best practice with the view of giving companies invaluable advice for optimising Iraq’s oil and gas landscape. Key programme topics include: Oil & Gas

The Latin Oil & Gas Summit recognised as the premier meeting place for key indus …

Building on last year’s success, the 2nd Annual Latin Oil & Gas Summit, took place from the 27 - 28 June 2012 in Miami, USA. The event attracted over 120 senior level attendees from over 20 countries. Over the course of the two day conference, delegates heard from governments, national and international oil companies as well as service companies from the region. Discussions focused on the strategic plans

OIL & GAS EXPERT WILLY OLSEN TO LEAD KNOWLEDGE & INNOVATION SEMINAR IN DUBAI

Internationally renowned industry expert Willy Olsen, Senior Advisor, INTSOK, will host the NOCs & Governments pre Summit interactive seminar: Knowledge & Innovation in the Oil & Gas Industry, taking place on 17 September 2012 at The Address Marina, Dubai, UAE. The seminar will address the key opportunities and challenges facing the industry and host-nations as they navigate the evolving landscape of the energy sector. The seminar will deliver insights into:

Sustainable Waste Management 2012 to Take Place 26-28 November, Dubai, UAE

The CWC Group today announced a new Summit that will tackle the current issues regarding sustainable waste management in the UAE. Held under the Patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Maktoum Bin Juma Al Maktoum, Sustainable Waste Management Middle East will take place on 26-28 November 2012 in Dubai, UAE. Dubai is in preparation to announce its new waste management masterplan, and this event will provide a platform for industry

Iraq Petroleum 2012: The Largest Senior Strategic Gathering on Iraq’s Oil & Ga …

Iraq Petroleum 2012 took place on 18-20 June 2012 at the Intercontinental Hotel, Park Lane, London, UK and is recognized by the industry as the senior strategic meeting place for the Iraqi oil and gas industry. The Conference and Workshop brought together government officials, industry leaders and key decision makers from over 30 countries around the globe, to discuss the current challenges, solutions and opportunities in the Iraq oil and

International Gas Union and the CWC Group announce Australia Gas conference 2012

The International Gas Union (IGU) and the CWC Group have announced the dates of the second Australia Gas conference taking place in Sydney 31 October – 2 November 2012, again endorsed by the Australian Gas Industry Trust. As Australia edges towards becoming the world’s largest LNG exporter by the end of the decade, the conference serves as a timely opportunity for international investors, Australian gas producers and LNG project developers

Record number of NOCs & Governments to speak at Latin Oil & Gas Summit, 2012

The CWC Group have announced major senior level representation at the Latin Oil & Gas Summit, 27-29 June 2012, at the Mandarin Oriental, Miami, USA. As the region experiences the important role the Governments play in the industry, the conference serves at a timely approach for foreign investment in the region. The inaugural conference will see leading NOCs, IOCs and Governments including Pemex, Petrobras, YPFB, Ancap and Government of Neuquen

The 12th World XTL Summit Brought Together Key Industry Leaders from the Gas, Co …

The 12th World XTL Summit took place on 21-23 May 2012 at the Waldorf Hilton, London, UK and is recognised by the industry as the premier gas, coal & biomass to liquids (XTL) Summit. The Executive Briefing and Summit brought together industry leaders and key decision makers from over 25 countries around the globe, to discuss challenges, solutions and opportunities in the XTL sector. The Summit commenced with opening remarks from

UAE Ministry of Environment & Water Opened the Inaugural Global Water Oil & Gas …

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Maktoum Bin Juma Al Maktoum The inaugural Global Water: Oil & Gas Summit brought together leading experts from the energy and water sectors to examine effective water management solutions in the oil and gas industry. The event tackled two global issues particularly critical to the Middle East region - energy production and water conservation. The opening session saw HE Dr Mariam Al-Shenasi, Undersecretary, UAE

Pemex, Petrobras, YPFB, Ancap and Government of Neuquen confirmed to speak at La …

The CWC Group has announced major Latin American NOCs and Governments to participate within the speaker’s line-up at Latin Oil & Gas Summit, 27-28 June 2012 in Mandarin Oriental, Miami, USA. With Latin America fast becoming a hot spot for foreign investment “the government plays a key role in managing oil assets” (Isida Tuche, Eurasia Review). The interactive conference programme which includes an interview panel that hones in

CWC Group to hold Global Water: Oil & Gas Summit in Dubai, May 22 & 23

The two-day strategic networking event is set to examine water conservation solutions in the oil & gas industry The CWC Group, a leading events company focused on energy and infrastructure issues, will hold its inaugural Global Water: Oil & Gas Summit on May 22 & 23 at the Mina A’Salam Hotel in Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai. “This event combines two vital topics – energy production and water conservation, and we are proud to

NOCs, Governments & IOCs Convene to Discuss Strategies for Growth

Held under the Patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Maktoum Bin Juma Al Maktoum, the CWC NOCs & Governments Summit will take place on 17-19 September 2012 in Dubai, UAE. The Summit will bring together senior representatives from governments of resource-holding nations and the energy industry to explore the opportunities for collaboration to ensure mutual benefit. International participants will include: H.E. Thamir Ghadhban, Chairman of the Advisory Committee to

New speakers confirmed at Latin Oil & Gas 2012

CWC Group has announced further speakers to the line-up of the Latin Oil & Gas Summit, 27-28 June 2012 in Mandarin Oriental, Miami, USA. On the day that newly appointed General Manager Miguel Galuccio, YPF, announces that “within the next 100 days a strategic plan for the company will be ready”; the summit will focus on strategic partnerships where Latin America’s NOCs and Governments pinpoint opportunities for international investment. New

Global Water Oil & Gas Summit Announces a new Regulation Panel

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Maktoum Bin Juma Al Maktoum Global Water - Oil & Gas Summit, held at the Hotel Madinat Jumeirah - Mina A' Salam, Dubai on 22-23 May 2012, is pleased to announce that Dow Water & Process Solutions will be hosting the Technical Seminar. The Technical Seminar, Dow Integrated Smart Water Solutions for Enhanced Oil Production, will take place on 23 May 2012 at 15.00.

The CWC Group is Pleased to Announce the Launch of The NOCs & Governments Summit …

As the industry faces the prospect of a large talent gap and tries to promote innovation, while governments seek to find new strategies to create jobs and boost their economies, there is huge scope for collaboration between governments, IOCs, NOCs and service companies. The Summit provides a unique platform for decision makers to come together and develop mutually beneficial plans for the future. The CWC Group is pleased to launch The

Global Water Oil & Gas Summit Announces a new Regulation Panel

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Maktoum Bin Juma Al Maktoum the Global Water - Oil & Gas Summit will be held at the Hotel Madinat Jumeirah - Mina A' Salam, Dubai on 22-23 May 2012 and will bring together senior experts in oil and gas engineering, geology, logistics, construction, refining and project management together with senior executives from the water industry. The event will provide a

The Royal Commission hosts the Second Saudi Downstream Forum 6-7 March 2012

The Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu hosts the Second Saudi Downstream Forum & Exhibition, which will be held under the Patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud on 6-7 March 2012, at Al-Fanateer Cultural Center in Jubail Industrial City, Saudi Arabia. The Forum will present the Kingdom’s strategic role in supporting the integration of the primary petrochemical industries and downstream industries

Role of Brazil in the global gas markets and the strategy of Petrobras

The CWC Group, ANP and Petrobras have joined forces to host participating companies at 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 in three weeks’ time, to discuss the role of Brazil in the global gas markets and the strategy of Petrobras, which during its history has been

The Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu and CWC Welcomes the Sponsors for Saud …

On behalf of The Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu, CWC welcomes the sponsors for the Strategic Forum & Exhibition Saudi Downstream 2012. Under the Royal Patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the event will take place on March 6-7, at The Royal Commission Cultural Center, in Jubail Indutsrial City, Saudi Arabia. Partnership Sponsor SABIC will be hosting the Opening

World XTL 12 Summit Focuses on XTL as a Monetisation Option

The World XTL 12 Summit programme will focus on the commercialisation of XTL technology, and the future of the XTL industry as a long-term monetisation option. Taking place on 21–23 May at the Waldorf Hotel in London, UK, the agenda will also include an executive briefing outlining the latest developments in the XTL industry and what makes XTL an attractive investment. A key discussion this year will be North America

Announcing Iraq Mega Projects 2012: 1-3 October, Dubai, UAE

Following last year’s success, CWC has announced the third Iraq Mega Projects Conference and Exhibition to take place on 1- 3 October 2012 in Dubai, UAE under the Patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Maktoum Bin Juma Al Maktoum. This year’s Conference and Exhibition will bring together stakeholders from across the value chain, to identify infrastructure and technology investment opportunities to support oil field production in Iraq.

Global LNG Buyers & Sellers Meet at the World LNG Series: Americas Summit in San …

With North American LNG exports becoming a reality, as well as important developments in Latin America and the Caribbean’s new and existing LNG projects, The CWC Group will be hosting the twelfth annual World LNG Series: Americas Summit in San Antonio, Texas on 24-27 April 2012 to discuss these development opportunities. “The past several years have demonstrated just how dynamic the market is in North America.” Tom Choi of Deloitte

Around 600 Prominent Economists and Industrialists from Inside and Outside Saudi …

Around 600 prominent economists and industrialists from inside and outside Saudi Arabia will be taking part in the Second Saudi Downstream Strategic Forum and Exhibition organized by the Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu under the Royal Patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah Bin Abdualaziz Al Saud, on 6-7 March 2012, in Jubail Industrial City. The forum will also be attended by Prince Saud Bin

Jubail Industrial City: Saudi Downstream 2012 Forum Discusses Diversifying Sourc …

Under the patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Saudi Downstream Strategic Forum & Exhibition will take place in Jubail Industrial City, Saudi Arabia on 6-7 March 2012, and is organised by the Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu, in cooperation with CWC Group. Industrialists hope that the forum will provide a new concept and method for dealing with basic industrial output

CWC Announces Official Partners & Programme for the Prestigious Global Water: Oi …

With water becoming more and more valuable in the energy industry the Global Water: Oil & Gas Summit is the only event to bring together key decision makers and Industry experts to discuss key issues surrounding the water and oil and gas sectors, such as production levels, supply, treatment and environmental solutions. The summit has the official partnership and support of the UAE Ministry of Environment and Water and Dubai Supreme

SIDI 2012 Programme Includes ‘Entrepreneurship 101’ Workshop, Led by Saudi A …

SIDI Programme includes an interactive workshop ‘Entrepreneurship 101’ taking place on 25 March 2012, which will be led by Fahad A. Al-Semari, Director, Saudi Aramco Entrepreneurship Centre. Saudi Aramco is playing a key role both in the workshop and within the forum main agenda which will directly promote partnerships and cluster development. Saudi Innovation, Diversification & Investment (SIDI) 2012 is taking place in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on 25-27 March 2012, held

New Dates & Location Announced for Iraq Petroleum 2012

International oil and gas companies from over 70 countries, together with key Iraqi industry experts, will be gathering in London on 18 -20 June 2012, at the Intercontinental Park Lane, for this year’s CWC Iraq Petroleum Conference. As the senior strategic forum for Iraqi oil and gas, the conference will see participation from the energy giants investing and working within Iraq and the Kurdistan Region. The two day conference will focus

The Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu will organize the 2nd Saudi Downstream …

Under the Royal Patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu will open the 2nd Saudi Downstream Forum and Exhibition on March 6 and 7, 2012 in Jubail Industrial City. Furthermore, H.E. Ali Ibrahim Al-Naimi, Minister of Petroleum & Mineral Resources will be the keynote speaker for Saudi Downstream 2012. The event will bring together major

SIDI 2012 Focus is on Saudization

Saudi Innovation, Diversification & Investment (SIDI) 2012 will take place under the Esteemed Support of H.E. Dr Tawfig Al-Rabiah, Minister of Commerce & Industry. The event is taking place at the Al Faisaliah Hotel, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on 25-27 March 2012. SIDI 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 SIDI programme will

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