Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference (ADIPEC), the World’s Largest Gathering of Oil and Gas Industry Players, is set to hold its next series of conferences virtually starting November 9, according to a press release

Held under the patronage of Khalifa Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, and hosted by the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), the conference will offer a global platform for the industry’s top experts under the theme “Examining the Oil and Gas Industry’s Response to Unparalleled Change.”

Omar Suwaina Al-Suwaidi, Chairman of ADIPEC, said: “Over the past three decades, ADIPEC has evolved to become the world’s pre-eminent gathering of the oil and gas industry, setting the agenda of the global energy conversation and placing Abu Dhabi and the UAE at its center. This year’s virtual edition is no different. ADIPEC 2020 provides a timely opportunity for the industry to discuss practical solutions on how we can strengthen our resilience to enable long-term and sustainable value as we continue responding to the COVID-19 situation and adjust to a fast-evolving energy landscape.”

Proceedings will be kicked off by Ahmed Al-Jaber, ADNOC Group CEO, and the opening ceremony will take place at 14:00 Gulf Standard Time (GST) on Monday 9 November 2020. There will also be a ceremony with a ministerial panel session as well as the 10th annual ADIPEC Awards.

The ministerial panel session will focus on building resilience in the energy industry, featuring Suhail Mohamed Al Mazrouei, UAE Minister of Energy and Infrastructure; Abdulaziz bin Salman Al-Saud, Saudi Minister of Energy; Alexander Novak, Minister of Energy at the Russian Federation and Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, Secretary General, OPEC.

ADIPEC 2020 comprises a strategic and technical conference of more than 135 sessions, with over 700 global speakers and 115 technical sessions.