Gastech to convene on 21st September with over 15,000 global industry leaders

By Amirtha P S, Desk Reporter
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The world’s foremost exhibition and conference supporting the gas, LNG, hydrogen, and energy industry, Gastech will open its doors in Dubai on 21 September, bringing together 15,000 global industry professionals in a hybrid event, for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began.

World leaders in energy transition and pioneers in evolving hydrogen and other clean fuel technologies will take center stage at Gastech, an exhibition and conference, which will run until September 23 at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

The three days event will include an influential strategic conference and technical sessions and an industry-leading exhibition, enabling the gas, LNG, hydrogen, and energy industry to engage face-to-face with the challenges of environmental agendas, leveraging technology and new ways of working to match changing market requirements.

The UAE and Qatari energy ministers, as well as the managing director and chief executive of Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), are among the speakers at the conference. Energy ministers from Turkey, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Nigeria, Portugal and Azerbaijan, along with the chief executive of Opec, will also be in attendance.

As part of Gastech 2021’s Opening Ceremony, a Ministerial Panel will share insights into the role of natural gas in the energy transition, the hydrogen economy and what actions are needed to meet the growing demand for energy and cleaner fuels. 

His Excellency Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, UAE Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology and Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the ADNOC will deliver the official Ministerial welcome address.

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“Gastech 2021’s Strategic Conference will address the hard facts about the transition to net-zero carbon emissions and the enormous challenge the industry, regulators and end-users will have to embrace to meet the commitments of the Paris Accord on climate change mitigation and support the industry leadership in drawing up the road map to a carbon-neutral and sustainable future. At the same time, Gastech’s exhibition will showcase the latest digital technology and solutions that will positively impact gas, LNG, hydrogen, and energy industry operations for years to come.”

This year’s Gastech Strategic Conference will bring together over 300 government ministers, energy industry leaders, policymakers, and key customers to map out a future low-emission landscape. 

Key topics to be discussed include decarbonization and emissions management, financing and project investment, adapting business models in a post-COVID world, integrated energy suppliers, gas and LNG supply and demand dynamics, the potential for hydrogen to play a key role during the energy transition, diversification of the future workforce, trading, contracting and pricing, EPC and project progress/updates and climate policies and the role for gas.

Taking place simultaneously, the Gastech Technical Conference features five learning streams, namely, Hydrogen, Marine, Engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) and Project, Processing and AI and Technology. The program will offer multiple opportunities for working professionals to learn from the world’s leading energy engineers as they present the latest technological breakthroughs and market opportunities for the industry.

Gastech 2021, will be held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai and is supported by the UAE’s Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure. Co-hosted by ADNOC, Shell, and Venture Global LNG, it will provide a platform for senior decision-makers and energy industry thought leaders to debate and share knowledge on the industry’s mission to provide carbon-neutral, affordable energy future, for all, by 2050.

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