Abu Dhabi, 1 November 2022 (TDI): The Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC) started under the supervision of President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), on Monday.

This conference will run till November 3. This year the event is hosting 54 top petroleum and integrated energy companies along with 150,000 energy experts from around the world.

Additionally, 2,200 exhibitors will showcase the latest innovations in the energy sector. The event will feature 28 international pavilions that will give an ideal platform for trade activities stimulation within the sector of the energy supply chain.

This year, the conference is centered on five strategic themes namely;

  1. The long-term impact of geopolitics on the global economy and energy industry
  2. The road to COP27 and COP28
  3. An industry transition: adapting to the new fundamentals of supply, low carbon, and new energy solutions
  4. Innovation and the energy transition: pioneering a new era of technology development
  5. The new management agenda: future workforce and the leaders of tomorrow.

Various high-profile speakers including Energy Ministers from the UAE, Saudi Arabia, India, and Bahrain will discuss their views regarding the energy crisis.

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Among other prominent speakers are Kuwait’s Deputy Prime Minister Bader Hamed Al Mulla, and the President and Chief Executive of Malaysia’s Petronas, Muhammad Taufik.

The President and Chief Executive of Oxy, Vicki Hollub, and the Chief Executive of Italy’s Eni, Claudio Descalzi also attended the event.

The event is held at a time when the world is facing the worst energy crisis, especially in Europe as Russia, the continent’s biggest supplier of natural gas and energy is facing economic sanctions from the EU.

In light of this situation, the panel will discuss the challenges faced in the energy market, clean energy transition plants, as well as supply and demand trends.