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About IPTC

Mission and Conference Profile

The International Petroleum Technology Conference (IPTC) is an annual event rotating between Asia Pacific and the Middle East. The scope of the conference programme and associated industry activities address technology and relevant industry issues that challenge industry professionals and management around the world.

The IPTC is a collaborative effort among the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG); the European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE); the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG); and the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE).  The synergy of these four, leading, individual-member driven societies provides the most comprehensive opportunity to form multi‑disciplinary committees and an outstanding technical programme. 

Regional oil ministers, industry leaders and governmental representatives will have an opportunity to discuss and share their views on timely industry topics and trends, exchange expertise and experience, present state-of-the-art technology and innovation, and to stimulate further research of technical and business activities. In addition, awards and recognition will be given for organisations’ efforts in technical and business contributions to the industry. There will also be a range of integrated social activities to encourage networking and off-line discussion.

The Conference Programme will be focused on dissemination of new and current technology, best practices and multi-disciplinary activities designed to emphasise the importance of the “value chain” and maximising asset value. The knowledge, capabilities and strengths of the participating countries and the sponsoring societies’ global membership, over the spectrum of multi-disciplinary technologies, will be central to the success of the conference and the corresponding exhibition.

IPTC Facts and Figures

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Year

2005

2007

2008

2009

2011

2013

2014

Location

Doha

Dubai

Kuala Lumpur

Doha

Bangkok

Beijing

Doha

Number of Attendees

2,800+

3,600+

7,500+

2,800+

3,000+

4,100

7,000+ expected

Exhibition Space (net)

2,400+ sqm

3,000+ sqm

4,000+ sqm

2,300+ sqm

2,500+ sqm

2,600
sqm

7,500 sqm

Number of Exhibitors

97

77

87

68

45+

40

150+
expected