Melissa Potterbaum

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The 2020 WPC Excellence Awards are Now Open for Submissions

2020-03-03T23:28:01+00:00March 3rd, 2020|Excellence Awards, Press Release|

Every three years the World Petroleum Council presents the WPC Excellence Awards in two categories, Technological Development and Social Responsibility, recognising exceptional achievements in the oil and gas industry. Each category has two winners, one from an NOC or large business and the other to represent the work of small [...]

23rd WPC Confirms 300 Expert Speakers for the Technical Programme

2020-02-27T14:05:33+00:00February 27th, 2020|Call For Papers, Press Release, Technical Program|

Technical Programme Paper and Poster Speakers Selected for the 23rd World Petroleum Congress   LONDON, U.K., Thursday, February 27, 2020 – Out of a record number of 2,000 abstract submissions, the World Petroleum Council has confirmed the selection of 300 Expert Speakers who will present their papers and posters at [...]

Early Registration Opens for the 23rd World Petroleum Congress

2020-02-25T14:31:43+00:00February 25th, 2020|Press Release, Registration|

Delegates to enjoy insightful discussions, largest-ever WPC exhibition and busy social schedule Early registrants offered a discounted rate   HOUSTON, February 25, 2020—Early registration opened today for the 23rd World Petroleum Congress, which will be held in Houston from December 6-10, 2020. Delegates will join an anticipated 10,000 attendees including 50 [...]

Meeting Demand Through Continuous Innovation

2020-02-25T14:34:02+00:00February 13th, 2020|innovation, Technical Program|

Despite ongoing improvements in energy efficiency, the overall global demand for energy continues to rise, peaking around 2030. Oil and gas will remain key sources of energy, with the capacity to help power the world economy for the next decade and beyond.   Today, many of the energy industry’s most [...]

Petroleum Economist and Upstream Appointed as the Official Publishers for the 23rd World Petroleum Congress

2020-01-27T16:09:45+00:00January 27th, 2020|Official Publishers, Press Release|

LONDON, U.K., Monday, January 27, 2020 – The World Petroleum Council has appointed Petroleum Economist as the ‘Official Publisher – Official Publication of the 23rd World Petroleum Congress’ and Upstream as the ‘Official Publisher of the Daily News & Review’ for the 23rd World Petroleum Congress.  The Congress will be held from [...]

State of the Congress Marks One Year

2019-12-20T21:52:33+00:00December 20th, 2019|Media Event, Presenting Sponsors|

With one year to go until the 23rd World Petroleum Congress, the organizing team and other key stakeholders from around the world came together in Houston for a State of the Congress from December 8-12.   The State of the Congress brought together the World Petroleum Council Secretariat, 23rd WPC Organizing Committee, [...]

Announcing the First Round of Plenary Speakers for the 23rd World Petroleum Congress

2019-12-18T21:11:47+00:00December 11th, 2019|Plenary Sessions, Press Release, Speakers|

Top industry leaders to share insights at triannual event in Houston, December 2020 HOUSTON, U.S.A., December 10, 2019—The World Petroleum Council announced today the first of many can’t miss speakers for the 23rd World Petroleum Congress, which will be held in Houston, December 6-10, 2020.   The packed program of [...]

23rd World Petroleum Congress Call for Papers Attracts 2,000 Submissions

2019-11-14T18:46:34+00:00November 14th, 2019|Call For Papers, Press Release|

Houston sets new record for the World Petroleum Congress HOUSTON, U.S.A./LONDON, U.K., November 14, 2019–The World Petroleum Council announced today that 2,000 abstracts were received for the 23rd World Petroleum Congress (WPC) Call for Papers – the highest number of submissions ever achieved in the history of the Congress.   “We [...]

Downstream: Don’t Just Sit There

2019-10-25T15:37:48+00:00October 22nd, 2019|Call For Papers, Downstream|

Innovation provides competitive advantages for those willing to accept the changing face of the industry. Change is not always easy to do, but it is necessary to progress. Will Rogers, a famous American humorist and social commentator, may have said it best, “Even if you are on the right track, [...]

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