Oil sector challenges to be probed

The Middle East Oil, Gas and Geosciences Show (MEOS GEO) opened at Exhibition World Bahrain yesterday under the theme ‘Today’s Realities, Tomorrow’s Energy’.

The 22nd edition of the biennial show will run under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince and Prime Minister untill tomorrow.

Deputy Prime Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Abdulla Al Khalifa inaugurated the event on behalf of the Crown Prince and Prime Minister.

The Deputy Prime Minister stressed the importance attached to the oil and gas sector, in light of the comprehensive development march led by His Majesty King Hamad.

He noted the government’s support to the oil sector and praised the efforts of Oil and Gas Holding Company (nogaholding).

“The conference) is an opportunity to exchange information and experiences, learn about the latest studies and successful experiences in exploration for oil and gas, find appropriate solutions aimed at achieving commercial benefit,” he said.

Attendees include more than 15,000 representatives from the energy industry, international energy experts, media and the public.

SPE, the non-profit society that specialises in sharing insights and knowledge with the global oil and gas industry, will co-organise technical conferences for the event with the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG). The organiser of the event is Informa Markets.

Oil and Environment Minister and Special Envoy for Climate Affairs Dr Mohammed Bin Daina said that oil companies always strive to achieve the strategic goals aimed at strengthening Bahrain’s national development projects.

He noted that plenary discussions will contribute to examining the challenges facing the oil industry during the coming period, pointing to the importance of the topics that will be presented at the conference.

More than 200 exhibitors from oil companies representing 40 countries are taking part in the exhibition, including nogaholding, Saudi Aramco, Chevron, Shell, Baker Hughes, Halliburton, Kuwait Petroleum Corporation, ExxonMobil, Nesser, Adnoc, Eni, and other firms from the GCC countries, Australia, Canada, China, France, India, Italy, the US and others.


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