MPGC Week 2018 events were successfully held at Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi, UAE from 21 – 26 April 2018, encompassing international conferences, including the iconic Annual Middle East Petroleum and Gas Conference (MPGC) and 7th Annual Middle East Base Oils and Lubricants, two Executive Briefings and two technical workshops. Over 550 participants and 70 distinguished speakers representing leading organisations and global brands from 42 countries attended a total of six (6) events, covering a diverse spread of crude and product verticals, refining, oil trading, LNG, bitumen, base oils and lubricants.
MPGC Week 2018 events, organised by Conference Connection with the support of Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, showcased multi-speaker platforms and delivered intensive knowledge-sharing and premium networking opportunities for both regular attendees and first timers, with an Opening Reception and one Gala Dinner hosted by ADNOC, with delegate interaction enhanced with two networking lounges courtesy of Conference Connection and S&P Global Platts.
Middle East Petroleum Insiders Briefing (MPI)
21 – 22 April 2018
FGE’s annual Middle East Petroleum Insiders (MPI) Briefing offers authoritative and insightful analysis regarding the outlook for this crucial region. It provides an opportunity to hear from FGE’s oil experts and discuss issues that are fundamental to how the oil markets evolve with industry leaders.
The 26th Annual Middle East Petroleum & Gas Conference (MPGC)
22 – 24 April 2018
The Iconic annual Middle East Petroleum & Gas Conference (MPGC) in its 26th edition in 2018, is the region’s longest running annual oil and gas conference for the global energy markets, organised by Conference Connection.
Co-located with MPGC Week 2018 events, MPGC brings together the global oil markets’ leading NOCs, IOCs, Traders, Refiners, Petrochemical, Storage, Financial Institutions and Technology companies, in a confluence of dialogue, debate and business interactions at the highest level as the global and Middle East upstream and downstream oil and gas markets re-emerge from the recent turbulence.
National oil company hosts in its 26 year history, include Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, Emirates National Oil Company, Kuwait Petroleum Corporation, Qatar Petroleum, The Bahrain Petroleum Company, and Ministry of Oil & Gas, Sultanate of Oman.
MPGC enjoys the highest political and industry support in each location. Since 1993, MPGC has been held in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Doha, Bahrain, Kuwait and Oman. More than 2,350 companies are represented with over 15,500 delegates and 1,150 speakers from 150 countries. MPGC has also received the support of more than 340 corporate sponsors and 335 media sponsors.
Global Finished Lubricants Value Chain (GLV) Course
24 April 2018
Presented by Geeta S. Agashe, President of Geeta Agashe & Associates, LLC
This comprehensive 1-day interactive training course will help participants get familiar with the entire GLOBAL finished lubricants value chain. This training will be of interest to beginners as well as to intermediate level participants. It will also provide new and interesting take-a-ways for experienced industry professionals.
Detailed Assessment of the Global Finished Lubricants Value Chain
- Different types of basestocks and manufacturing processing schemes
- Manufacturing cost economics
- Supply and demand, global trade flows, pricing, and future outlook of the global lubricant basestock industry
- Different additive chemical and function classes – why and where are they used?
- Leading suppliers of lubricant additives
- Supply and demand, pricing factors and future outlook of lubricant additives
- Size of global lubricants industry by market segment, products and geography
- Different types of lubricants
- Key demand indicators, pricing factors and future outlook of global lubricants industry
- Leading global and regional marketers and their key strategies
7th Annual Base Oil & Lubes Middle East Conference (BLM)
25 – 26 April 2018
The Base Oil & Lubes Middle East Conference (BLM) series is held alongside the Middle East Petroleum and Gas Conference (MPGC), the Gulf region’s longest running annual oil conference. First launched in Bahrain in 2012 with the 20th annual MPGC, BLM was held in Abu Dhabi in 2013, 2015 and 2016, and Dubai in 2014 and 2017. BLM returns to Abu Dhabi in 2018 with the 26th annual MPGC.
Leveraging on strong NOC-MPGC relationships, BLM has enjoyed the patronage and support of the Bahrain National Oil Company, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company and Emirates National Oil Company as hosts. Continuing its focus on the global base oil business, BLM provides both knowledge sharing and networking opportunities, with participation from leading producers, suppliers, manufacturers, re-refiners, traders and end-users. 250 companies are represented with over 700 delegates and 70 speakers from 30 countries. BLM has also received the support of more than 16 corporate and media sponsors.
Middle East Gas Insiders Briefing (MGI)
25 – 26 April 2018
MGI is a well-established annual forum for gas executives to assess the options for building successful business strategies in LNG, pipelines, and downstream natural gas and power markets. MGI will share the latest insights on key market developments for natural gas and LNG.
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21 – 26 April 2018
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