Abu Dhabi will host the oil and gas industry’s largest online exhibition and conference, as the ADIPEC Virtual Conference brings together over 5,000 government ministers, global energy leaders and professionals to assess the collective measures the sector is putting in place to fast-track recovery, post COVID-19.
Held under the patronage of President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and hosted by the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, ADNOC, the ADIPEC Virtual Conference will run from 9th - 12th November and will feature more than 135 sessions, with over 700 renowned speakers and 115 technical sessions.
The virtual exhibition will host more than 100 exhibiting companies and the live content will give attendees access to world-class industry content, state news agency WAM reported.
During the ADIPEC Virtual Conference, participants will focus on how the energy sector is responding and adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic. Against a backdrop of the complex trends and dynamics that have impacted global markets they will also provide new perspectives on how the industry can build future resilience and engage with the challenges and opportunities of energy transition.
Commenting on the upcoming event, Omar Suwaina Al Suwaidi, Chairman of ADIPEC, said, "Despite facing unprecedented challenges in 2020, our industry has shown remarkable flexibility, commitment and a strong resilience in responding to adverse market conditions."
"As we continue to meet the global demand for energy, I am confident that ADIPEC will provide many new opportunities for collaboration and innovation as we respond to new realities throughout global markets."
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the ADIPEC awards as industry leaders honor the people, projects and ideas that continue to shape the future of the oil and gas industry.
For his part, Fatema Al Nuaimi, Chairperson of the ADIPEC Awards and CEO of ADNOC LNG, said: "The winners of all 10 ADIPEC awards represent the very best of the global oil and gas industry. Today, more than ever, our industry needs new ideas and cutting-edge thinking from individuals, projects and companies like those taking part in these awards."