4 December 2017 - 5 December 2017 at Intercontinental O2 North Greenwich, London, UK
The world’s largest gathering of international oil and gas executives, investors and financiers

Europe’s Largest and Most Influential Oil & Gas Conference and Dinner for C-Level Executives

The World's Largest Gathering of International Oil & Gas Executives, Financiers and Investors

World Oil & Gas Week is the foremost gathering for global oil and gas, and finance and investment professionals.

With over 1000 senior executives attending, World Oil & Gas Week provides ample opportunity for you to meet potential partners and investment prospects through a range of networking functions, including the industry's leading Awards evening

Business-critical content includes reviewing the past 12 months, discussing short and medium term industry outlooks and identifying emerging corporate development opportunities, World Oil & Gas Week 2017 will feature:

  •         Future strategies of IOCs in a shifting energy landscape
    Featuring Marc Gerrits & Howard Leach, Head of Exploration at Shell & BP

  •          Private Equity into 2018 and beyond
    Panellists include Simon Eyers of Warburg PincusMichael Hill from Canada Pension Plan Investments Board and Tushar Kumar at Kerogen Capital

  •          Business strategies driving leading large-, mid-, and small-cap players
    CEOs of leading independents including Karl Johnny Hersvik of AkerBPSara Akbar of Kuwait EnergyEdward van KersbergenMazarine Energy & Dr Robert Trice from Hurricane Energy

  •          Digitalisation: driving efficiency and productivity gains in a lower-cost environment
    Including Ernst Sack, Blue Bear Capital LLC and Matthew Chinn from Siemens Plc

  •          Financing the Future Growth and Development of the Oil & Gas Industry
    Leading industry financiers such as Frank Pluta, Standard Chartered Bank, Alastair Bishop, BlackRockJan Laubjerg from Flowstream Commodities & Jeremy Low at BMO Capital Markets

  •           E&P in  2017 and Beyond
    Featuring Juan Carlos Zepeda Molina from CNHAngus McCoss at Tullow Oil plcGraham Stewart, Faroe Petroleum & Bob Dastmalchi from Chevron

View the full speaker line-up here and the agenda here

Testimonials from Previous Speakers, Sponsors & Delegates:

"Oil & Gas Council provides an excellent venue to catch up with old friends and meet new ones in the industry while we discuss the state of the industry and opportunities for the future." 
Nawaf Saud Nasir Al-Sabah, CEO, KUFPEC

“Oil & Gas Council has done a great job again in gathering a large number of people involved in the industry from very different perspectives, I understand it’s a record turnout which is a fantastic achievement and I look forward to being back next year.”
Tony Hayward, Chairman, Genel Energy

“Oil and Gas Council’s World Oil & Gas Week, despite the low oil price, managed to again attract a sizeable, engaged and diverse audience with opportunities to network and discuss a wide range of subjects and opportunities. The format and nature of the panel sessions allowed for audience participation, which proved to be enjoyable, interesting and thought provoking. From a networking perspective, the conference manages to find a healthy balance between the online gokken panel sessions, keynote talks and opportunities to meet with past and future business contacts and friends.”
Phil Loader, Executive Vice President, Global Exploration, Woodside

“The event proved to be a great networking opportunity for the oil & gas industry and associated professionals, and we enjoyed discussing and hearing industry views. We look forward to attending future events.”
Aakash Nijhawan, Head of M&A, ENOC

“Oil & Gas Council events set the standard for the industry combining thought provoking speakers from across the oil and gas world and great networking opportunities.”
Gretchen H. Watkins, Chief Operating Officer, Maersk Oil

“World Oil & Gas Week has firmly established itself in the London calendar. It has developed into a key event fostering exchange on industry trends and networking across the broader oil and gas community.  An important aspect at times when the industry is trying to adapt to a new reality!”
Martin Bachmann, Member of the Board, Wintershall

2017 Speakers Include:
  • Alastair-Bishop-BlackRock
    Alastair Bishop
    Director & Portfolio Manager
  • Angus McCoss
    Exploration Director
    Tullow Oil
  • Gary-Guidry-Ceo-Gran-Tierra
    Gary Guidry
    President & CEO
    Gran Tierra Energy
  • Howard Leach
    Head of Exploration
  • Karl Johnny Hersvik
    Chief Executive Officer
  • Marc Gerrits
    EVP Exploration
  • Michael Wood
    Director, CEO & President
    Oyster Oil and Gas
  • Russel-Alton-SVP-Statoil
    Russell Alton
    Head of Finance
  • Simon-Eyers-MD-Warburg
    Simon Eyers
    Managing Director, Energy
    Warburg Pincus

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