On May 30 at Fairmont Baku Hotel started the International Caspian Oil & Gas Conference Caspian Oil & Gas. The largest energy conference in the Caspian region marks its 25th anniversary this year. Over the past years, the Caspian Oil & Gas Conference has been a favourable platform for discussing the most topical issues of the oil and gas sector. Over the last 25 years, the conference has annually brought together top-level managers who consider it a not-to-be missed event. The Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the State Oil Company of the Republic of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) both show invaluable support for Caspian Oil & Gas.
This year the conference will bring together about 600 delegates, including top managers of companies, representatives of line ministries, international and Azerbaijani experts.
Other distinctive features of the conference will include technical reports at the highest level, spirited debates and a favourable information environment.
More than 50 speakers presented their reports. The program of the conference includes speeches Mr. Parviz Shahbazov, Minister of Energy of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Mr. Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, Secretary General, Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Mr. Yury Sentyurin, Secretary General of Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF), Mr. Rovnag Abdullayev, President of SOCAR, Mr. Gary Jones, Regional President of BP Azerbaijan-Georgia-Turkey, Mr. Günther H. Oettinger, European Commissioner for Budget and Human Resources, European Commission and others.
The status of the event is also emphasized by the sponsors of the conference. Traditionally, for many years, the General sponsor of Caspian Oil & Gas conference is SOCAR. The Golden Sponsor of the conference is BP, Equinor and Petronas, the Silver Sponsors - INPEX, McDermott, and the Bronze Sponsors - EGS, EY, Dentons, DOW, Kaspersky, Lamor, Nobel Upstream, SAP CIS, SOCAR AQS, STP, TAP, Tenaris, Total and Turkish Petroleum. The general media partner of exhibition and conference is Caspian Energy International Media Group.
Caspian Oil & Gas is organised by ITE Group and Iteca Caspian.