World energy leaders gather in Abu Dhabi as Adipec opens

Bringing together about 150,000 global energy leaders, policymakers, innovators, and industry professionals, Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference opened today.


Adipec 2022 is where the world’s energy ecosystem – including 2,200 exhibiting companies, 54 NOCs, IOCs, NECs and IECs and 28 international exhibiting country pavilions – are coming together, to explore market trends, source solutions and conduct business across the industry’s full value chain.


Adipec, hosting 28 international exhibiting country pavilions, will run till November 3 at Abu Dhabi's Adnec.


Attendees can source thousands of products, services, and solutions across the entire energy value chain. Alongside the Strategic and Technical conferences, the exhibition also features daily free-to-attend conferences including the Live Sessions at the Hive, Decarbonisation Conference and the Smart Manufacturing Technical Conference.


Alongside the exhibition, Adipec will host the Offshore & Marine Exhibition and Conference, Digitalisation In Energy Exhibition and Smart Manufacturing Exhibition and Conference. These dedicated exhibition and conferences will enable the global energy industry to strengthen existing business partnerships and form new models of cross-sector collaboration to unlock and maximise value across businesses and drive future growth.


With attendees from more than 160 countries Adipec will be the largest and most inclusive energy forum this year, driving the conversation around a pro-climate, pro-growth energy transition.


Taking place a week before COP27, and as the UAE prepares to host COP28 next year, Adipec 2022 will help accelerate pragmatic solutions to the world’s most pressing energy challenges and provide the pathway to navigate a successful and inclusive energy transition.


Tayba Al Hashemi, CEO, Adnoc Sour Gas and ADIPEC 2022 Chair, said: "With rising geopolitical tensions and energy market volatility, the trilemma of secure, affordable and sustainable and energy is a key focus for the world’s economies. Adipec 2022 will provide an a-political platform for thought leaders to advance practical solutions and deliver action that will advance a progressive and realistic energy transition."


"It will bring together the best minds, industry leaders and policy makers, reinforcing Abu Dhabi and the UAE’s status as a unifying and convening power at the center of the global energy dialogue," he added.


With more than 350 conference sessions and over 1,200 speakers, Adipec will provide strategic insights into the strategies, investment policies and technological innovation shaping global energy markets and the path to a net-zero future, said the organisers, dmg events.


Among the leading international and regional decision-makers confirmed to speak are: Dr Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, UAE Minister of Industry & Advanced Technology, Special Envoy for Climate, Managing Director and Group CEO, Adnoc; Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman, Minister of Energy, Saudi Arabia; Dr Bader Hamed Al Mulla, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Oil, Kuwait; Hardeep Singh Puri, the Indian Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs; Bernard Looney, CEO of bp; Tengku Muhammad Taufik, Petronas President and CEO and Vicki Hollub, President and CEO at Oxy.


Also it will see high profile speakers including Claudio Descalzi, CEO of Eni; Takayuki Ueda, President and CEO at Inpex; Alfred Stern, CEO of OMV; Russel Hardy, CEO, at Vitol; Lorenzo Simonelli, Chairman and CEO, Baker Hughes; Jeff Miller, the CEO of Halliburton; Girish K. Saligram, President and CEO of Weatherford; Mansoor Mohamed Al Hamed, the CEO of Mubadala Energy and Jasim Husain Thabet, Group CEO and Managing Director, Taqa taking part, stated the organisers.


Christopher Hudson, President of dmg events, said: "With record global participation, this is a big year for ADIPEC as it gathers innovators and leaders from every corner of the world to explore solutions to global energy challenges at a time when the world needs more collaboration and dialogue."


"Taking place just ahead of COP27 in Egypt, Adipec 2022 will be where the global energy industry can reframe the debate around practical and commercially viable solutions for the energy transition," he stated.-TradeArabia News Service





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