By OUR STAFF REPORTER
New Delhi, 31 Jan: Sunjay Sudhir, Joint Secretary (International Cooperation), Union Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, addressed the media at the Curtain Raiser for Petrotech 2019, here, today.
He disclosed that PETROTECH-2019, the 13th International Oil & Gas Conference & Exhibition, being organised under the aegis of the Union Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, is all set to be inaugurated on 10 February.
India’s flagship hydrocarbon international conference is expected to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Modi. Over 95 Energy Ministers from partner countries have been invited by the Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas to participate in the Conference. Thethree-day mega event will showcase the recent market and investor friendly developments that have taken place in the India’s oil and gas sector. It is expected to see participation of over 86 eminent speakers and 7000 delegates from around 70 countries, including technologists, scientists, planners, policy-makers, management experts, entrepreneurs, service-providers and vendors.
Along with the Conference, the event will have a concurrent Exhibition spread over 20,000 square meters at India Expo Mart, Greater Noida.The PETROTECH 2019 exhibition will focus on development in technologies for exploration & production, process control, refining and pipeline and services, systems, products, oil field hardware, software, analytical instruments, Renewable, R&D, HSE, training and publications of technical literature. The Exhibition will remain open to visitors from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on 10 & 11 February, and up to 2 p.m hrs on 12 February.
The Conference will host two Ministerial sessions and a CEOs’ Conclave with participation from overseas ministerial delegations, heads of international organisations and top CEOs of oil and gas companies. Besides, the Conference will also feature three Plenary Sessions and five Theme Sessions, which will be addressed by eminent speakers and technical experts and witness the participation of the Who’s Who of the global oil and gas industry.
The Technical Sessions, running parallel, will see presentation of papers by over 300 speakers in both oral and poster sessions (seven Digital Poster Sessions) on petroleum technology, exploration, drilling, production and processing, refining and other related issues.
The PETROTECH-2019 Exhibition will see participation of over 13 country pavilions and about 750 exhibitors from over 40 countries, with exclusive areas on the Make in India and Renewable Energy theme. Several StartUp companies will also be exhibiting their technology and development during PETROTECH.
By OUR STAFF REPORTER