About the 23rd World Petroleum Congress Organizing Committee

The United States was awarded the 23rd World Petroleum Congress in December 2016, marking the first time for both the United States and Houston to host this prestigious, global event since 1987.

Through seasoned and energized collaboration, The World Petroleum Congress Organizing Committee, its subcommittees and official vendors are charged with producing the 23rd World Petroleum Congress, to be held December 6-10, 2020 in Houston, USA.

Combining strong oil and gas industry support from Houston-based industry events, such as CERAWeek and the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) with expertise managing world-class events, including Super Bowl, the NCAA Championship and more, it is the goal of the World Petroleum Congress Organizing Committee to present the best experience and highest-quality World Petroleum Congress in the history of the triennial symposium.


Executive Board


Jeff Shellebarger

Past President, Chevron North America Exploration & Production Company

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