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Gastech 2018 Conference Predicts Upstream and Technical Advances

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Gastech, the leading and longest running exhibition and conference for the international gas, LNG (liquefied natural gas) and energy industries, has been discussing predictions for a rise and onset of upstream and technical advances in the marketplace – enhancing projects and bolstering efficiencies at this year’s OTC.

Taking place in Barcelona, Spain from 17-20 September 2018, Gastech attracted in excess of 1,000 extremely high quality abstracts in its recent call for papers campaign. The Gastech Governing Body met on 23 and 24 May in Barcelona to review and select the abstracts where 200 were finally agreed upon to be presented at this year’s conference.

The selection of the abstracts for the Gastech 2018 conference also coincided with the second edition of the Gastech Roadshow at which market diversification, monetisation and growth potentials were discussed.

“Conversations from the Gastech roadshow and Governing Body meeting have placed strong emphasis on the need for industry collaboration, new strategies and technological advancements.” Said Director of the Gastech Governing Body, Gavin Sutcliffe.

“From these conversations and the abstracts selected for the Gastech 2018 conference, we are seeing strong developments across the upstream industry especially in leading innovation and efficiency as the energy industry moves to lower carbon strategies.”

The full strategic and technical conference programme for Gastech 2018 is hence expected to be released this week.

With such strong emphasis on the upstream sector and technologies being discussed at the Governing Body meeting and the Gastech Roadshow, the Gastech team has continued these discussions at the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, Texas from 30 April to 3 May.

After a successful two days, Gastech is continuing to exhibit on stand #1255. The team has already enjoyed meeting with key upstream industry partners and associates to learn more about their on-going developments and strategies and how these will impact the global gas, LNG and energy industries.



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About Gastech 2018

Gastech Exhibition and Conference; Spain, Fira Gran Via, Barcelona; 17-20 September 2018;

For more than 45 years the Gastech exhibition and conference has been at the forefront of the international gas, LNG and energy industries. The world-renowned event is regarded as the most significant meeting place for upstream, midstream and downstream gas and LNG professionals to convene and do business.

Gastech is the most predominant international gas, LNG and energy event, bringing together 30,000 upstream, midstream and downstream professionals to convene and do business.

The multi streamed conference programme features 10 ministerial, global leaders & CEO panels, 350 speakers and 300 strategic and technical presentations. As the world’s largest gas, LNG and energy conference it will see more than 1,200 CEOs, chairmen, managing directors, presidents, government officials and ministers among 3,500 global conference delegates.

The event features over 50,000sqm of exhibition space, showcasing over 700 international, regional and local exhibitors. It will also be co-located with the inaugural GPEX (Global Power & Energy Exhibition) to further support the global energy transition.

Gastech 2018 will explore the new demand centres for gas focus, the challenges in the gas sector in Spain & beyond and many other issues including the burgeoning trading sector, project financing, the interplay between gas and renewable energy in power generation, project development, managing emissions and project financial risk management.

The event will also feature extended ministerial and global business leader dialogue, the Asia LNG Market Development Forum, the Diversity in Energy programme, Young Gastech and the closed-door VIP Programme and LNG Procurement & Trading Forum.

The programme is developed in consultation with the Gastech Governing Body – a senior, select group of around 70 industry professionals, representing the full global gas & LNG supply chains and features almost 100 original and insightful sessions tailored to both the strategic and technical communities.

This year, Gastech will also be co-located with GPEX 2018 and is also collaborating with the European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE).  Delivering a full programme that addresses the industry’s move to a more integrated supply chain.

More information can be found on the Gastech 2018 website

About GPEX 2018

Global Power & Energy Exhibition (GPEX); Spain, Fira Gran Via, Barcelona; 17-20 September 2018

GPEX, which is co-located with Gastech in its inaugural year, will bring the global power and energy community together, to provide a platform to share expert knowledge, develop partnerships and showcase enabling and disruptive technologies, providing viable solutions for businesses adapting to the energy transition. 

About dmg :: events

A trusted brand for over 40 years, the Global Energy division of dmg :: events organises many of the world’s most important exhibitions and conferences including the Global Petroleum Show (GPS 12 – 14 June 2018 in Calgary, Canada and Gastech (17 – 20 September, 2018 and Abu Dhabi International Petroleum and Exhibition Conference (ADIPEC, 12 – 15 Nov 2018 in Abu Dhabi

From the global gas market to the oil sands of Alberta, dmg :: events provide conferences that provoke and educate, and exhibitions that showcase the best products and services that the industry has to offer.

Our events are organised from our offices in London, UK, Singapore and Calgary, Canada. Our staff of dedicated, experienced events professionals is complemented and supported by the large number of industry associations that endorse our events, and by Governing Bodies of industry leaders that guide and shape our conferences.

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