Dubai: Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA), Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group, and Chairman of Dubai Airports, has inaugurated the 30th Middle East Petroleum & Gas Conference (MPGC).
Hosted by the ENOC Group and organised by S&P Global Commodity Insights, the conference runs from May 22 to 23, 2023, under the theme ‘Re-think, Re-strategize, and Re-boot: The Middle East Energy Markets in Transition’.
The opening event was attended by Mr. Suhail bin Mohammed Faraj Faris Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, His Excellency Saeed Mohammed Ahmad Al Tayer, Chairman of ENOC Group, ENOC Board Members, Mr. Saif Humaid Al Falasi, CEO of ENOC Group, Mr. Haitham Al Ghais, Secretary General of the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), and Mr. Jamal Al Loughani, Secretary General of the Organisation of Arab Countries Petroleum Exporting Organisation (OAPEC), who will deliver a speech on the role of OAPEC member states in the transformation of the energy sector.
The conference addresses global oil and gas flows that have been redirected due to sanctions, energy security needs, geopolitical developments and their impact on oil and gas trade, how LNG supports the long-term sustainability of energy supplies, and the role of Middle East refineries in meeting emerging market demand for energy.
The Middle East Petroleum & Gas Conference 2023 has brought together over 300 global participants representing 25 countries from the Middle East, Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas, including major traders, public and private oil and gas companies, refineries, professional consultants, and digital technicians, in addition to banks, stock exchanges, legal firms, regulatory bodies, and entities operating in the field of renewable energy supply.