The 22nd International Conference and Exhibition on Petroleum, Mineral Resources, and Development (PMRD) will kick-off on February 26th to February 29th, Egypt Oil & Gas reports.

The event is under the patronage of the Minister of Petroleum, Tarek El Molla, and Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Khaled Abdel Ghaffar.

The conference will provide a platform for leading scientists and experts in the fields of petroleum, natural gas, and its allied areas. It aims at achieving a top five global status by focusing on maintenance and development of a vertically-integrated business model, continued development of value-added products and services, advancement of fundamental and applied research in different oil fields and environments, a positive image of applied petroleum research, as well as encouraging the exchange of experience, ideas and information about the industry, according to the Egyptian Petroleum Research Institute (EPRI).

The conference will have over 500 participants from around the world, along with keynote lectures and presentations.