The High Executive Committee of the Egypt Petroleum Show (EGYPS 2021) has announced that its fifth edition will be held in the period from May 31 to June 2 of 2021 under the theme of “North Africa and the Mediterranean: Delivering Energy Today”, according to a press release.

The committee, headed by the Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Tarek El Molla, elaborated that this date has been chosen after discussing and assessing the situation of the coronavirus outbreak, seeing that the time will be safer for partners and investors to travel.

For his part, dmg events Global Energy President, Christopher Hudson, which is the organizer of EGYPS, expressed his pleasure of hosting the fifth edition of the conference and exhibition of EGYPS, pointing out that the event will cater to Egypt’s market needs and will discuss ways to develop the industry technically and strategically.

35,000 participants from 80 countries are  expected to attend EGYPS 2021. The event is also expected to witness the participation of 500 exhibitors, 27 international  and national oil companies, 2,000 delegates, and 300 speakers.

El Molla stressed that EGYPS is developing year after year, referring to the number of participants  in the last year’s edition which exceeded all expectations, in addition to the number of agreements and memoranda of understanding (MOUs) that were signed.

The minister added that EGYPS is considered a window for the Egyptian petroleum industry to highlight  investment opportunities and partnerships especially after Egypt became one of the important producers of natural gas.

He noted that this event is also a great chance to support the modernization and digitization in the industry by showcasing that latest technologies applied globally in the petroleum sector.