World Petroleum Congress DECEMBER 5-9, 2021 | HOUSTON, USA
World Petroleum Council Executive Committee and 23rd World Petroleum Congress Organizing Committee have agreed to postpone the Congress to December 5-9, 2021 in Houston, USA.
In light of the consequences of COVID-19 and global market volatility, the 23rd World Petroleum Congress has been postponed to December 5-9 2021, it was announced by WPC President Tor Fjaeran and the Organizing Committee Chairman, Jeff Shellebarger. The decision from the World Petroleum Council Executive Committee and 23rd World Petroleum Congress Organizing Committee comes after careful deliberation and discussions with key stakeholders who fully supported the decision.
In addition to health and safety concerns, many governments have placed restrictions on travel, affecting all business sectors. As the impacts of the coronavirus epidemic and the resulting fall in oil and gas demand are expected to last through the rest of 2020, moving to December 2021 better assures international participation and engagement, for a truly global Congress.
Orchestrated in one of the most synergistic global environments for knowledge exchange, the 23rd World Petroleum Congress converges on the energy and scientific hub of Houston, USA, home to more than 4,600 energy firms, the world’s largest medical complex and the futuristic partnership of tech and aerospace innovation.
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