Events calendar 2018


5-9 NAPE Summit 2018

Houston, USA

NAPE Summit is the oil and gas industry’s marketplace for the buying, selling and trading of prospects and producing properties. Join us in February for education, networking, and cake eating as we celebrate 25 years of making deals happen.

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20-22 International Petroleum Week 2018

London, UK

The thought-leadership forum for the global oil and gas industry organised by the Energy Institute (EI)

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20 Promoting Gender Diversity in World Oil & Gas

London, United Kingdom

Join us in London to discuss Promoting Gender Diversity in Oil and Gas. This event is hosted and organised by the Global Women Petroleum & Energy Club and aims to create a platform for a conversation on why the oil and gas sector lags behind many comparative industries when it comes to gender diversity. C-Level strategists, head-hunters and Board Members would benefit from being part of the debate.

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27-1 APPEX

London, UK

One of the world’s most regarded A&D events, APPEX Global provides a highly effective environment allowing you to buy, sell, and trade upstream opportunities that deliver for your business. Network with colleagues and develop business relationships to share insights, uncover new ideas, and explorer emerging trends that will let you come out ahead. At APPEX you will connect with a wide range of industry professionals from senior managers, business developers, new venture managers, and NOCs to Governments, financiers, global E&P deal-makers, and decision-makers. If your goal is to make upstream deals that will generate results, APPEX is the place to be.

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6-8 GEO 2018


Inaugurated in 1994, GEO is the largest and best-attended petroleum geosciences event of its kind in the Middle East. A world-class exhibition and an exceptional technical conference organised by the world’s largest professional geoscience associations (AAPG, EAGE and SEG) combine to offer exceptional networking, business and educational opportunities to all professionals with an interest in the future development of the region’s hydrocarbon resources.

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27-29 AAPG’s Super Basins Leadership Conference 2018

Houston, USA

Whether you are an energy executive, investor, geoscientist, or consultant, AAPG’s Global Super Basins Leadership Conference will give you the information you need to be successful in the world’s most significant basins. Co-hosted by IHS Markit, the event will feature regional experts who will share their unique first-hand knowledge of each of the globe’s super basins.

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18-18 SPE Bergen One Day Seminar

Grieghallen Bergen, Norway

The SPE Bergen One Day Seminar is the key annual forum for discussion points, industry developments and technical challenges facing upstream oil and gas not only in the Norwegian Continental Shelf, but also the wider E&P industry.

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2-3 AAPG European Regional Conference, "Global Analogues for the Atlantic Margin”

Lisbon, Portugal

Looking globally, the Atlantic margins give us precious insights on the Western European margins, from Iberia in the South to the Arctic regions in the North. This insight may also be extended to past similar situations, as the peri-Tethyan margins, nowadays affected by the alpine collisional evolution. Join AAPG Europe in Lisbon next May 2018, to discuss and learn more about the global Analogues for the Atlantic Margin.

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2 Seismic 2018 - Seismic through the Asset Lifecycle – Building for the Future

Aberdeen, UK

Following the success of Seismic2017, Seismic2018 will again explore the entire spectrum of seismic technology from exploration through development and production to abandonment – the lifecycle of the asset.

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7-11 GeoConvention

Calgary, Canada

In the rapidly changing landscape of the oil and gas industry, both regionally and globally, it is more crucial than ever to share ideas about technical innovations and business strategies to help shape our future. GeoConvention 2018 integrates all geosciences and engineering into a three-day technical conference, complete will exhibit floor, showcasing the newest technologies in the field and numerous networking opportunities.

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8-9 Devex

Aberdeen, UK

DEVEX is now in its 15th year and is the only technical conference of its size which is focused on the full cycle of reservoir discovery, evaluation, development and recovery in the UK.

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15 PESGB GEOLiteracy Tour 2018


The PESGB’s flagship public outreach initiative returns in 2018, with events happening across the country on the fascinating topic of the Chicxulub impact.

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20-23 AAPG ACE

Salt Lake City, USA

The Utah Geological Association is proud to host the AAPG 2018 Annual Convention & Exhibition (ACE) at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. Perhaps the most geologically interesting state in America, Utah will be the perfect host for this year’s ACE. Salt Lake City’s proximity to a number of pre and post show field trips will be a significant draw of geoscientists from around the world. With easy access to some of the most extraordinary rocks in the world, Salt Lake City is the ideal location to combine fundamental geology with emerging innovation and technologies.

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23-24 NCS Exploration – Recent Discoveries 2018

Scandic Fornebu, Oslo

A total of 11 discoveries were made in 2017, 5 of them were nearfield, while there were 13 discoveries the year before. During this year’s conference we will review a number of dry wells, presumed technical discoveries and possible/likely commercial discoveries.

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23-24 The Africa E&P Summit

London, UK

The Africa E&P Summit brings together Africa's oil & gas industry in London for a unique event shaped for players active in Africa's oil & gas game and provides unrivaled insight into the Continent's fast changing exploration horizon. We will bring together the key players and decision-makers from super-majors active in Africa through to fast-moving independents, finance, legal and service & supply players.

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11-14 EAGE

Copenhagen, Denmark

The EAGE Annual Conference and Exhibition is the world’s largest and most comprehensive multi-disciplinary geoscience and engineering event. Thousands of delegates, companies and presenters from across the field will converge on Copenhagen to engage in a conversation that will define the industry.

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27-28 PESGB | SEAPEX Asia and Pacific E&P Conference

London, UK

PESGB and SEAPEX are excited to announce their collaboration on the new Asia-Pacific E&P Conference in London. This conference brings the popular biennial SEAPEX Conference in Singapore to London, with a full technical programme, exhibition floor, farmouts, NOCs and government bodies, a field trip and plenty of social and business networking opportunities.

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23-25 URTeC

Houston, USA

Stemming from the recent surge in the upstream industry and the incredible success in Austin, URTeC 2018 in Houston looks to push the boundaries and continue as the premier event focused on the latest science and technology applied to exploration and development of unconventional resources.

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15-16 Summer NAPE

Houston, USA

The regionally focused Summer NAPE is a must-attend event to network with the people and players who have firsthand knowledge of the opportunities and prospects. The show floor is the industry's best place for networking; here you can connect and reconnect with the players necessary to forge, facilitate and close deals.

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19-22 6th Conjugate Margins Conference 2018

Halifax, Canada

Join fellow industry, academic, government researchers, and young scientists working and studying Atlantic conjugate margin basins to share knowledge and ideas on their evolution, petroleum systems, and petroleum prospectivity. Complimenting the conference’s oral and poster sessions are commercial displays, G&G data rooms, salt-related short courses, field trips, and workshops, all mixed with social events and famous Nova Scotia hospitality! Abstract deadline is 31 March 2018.

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3-5 AAPG Energy Transition Forum

Koepelkerk (Sonesta Koepel) in Amsterdam, The Netherlands

As the energy industry considers lower-carbon technologies and new commercial models to carry it through energy transitions, innovative and data savvy geoscientists are needed to support sustainable resource development. Maximizing the skill sets of geoscientists today ensures their relevance and value tomorrow. The AAPG Energy Transition Forum – A New Era in Geoscience held 5-6 September in Amsterdam will address these dilemmas. We expect the answers to lie within a conversation on the future of energy, sustainability, digitalisation, talent and skills, and collaboration between a broad range of technology, geoscience, renewable, and oil and gas industry contributors.

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11-12 PESGB | HGS Africa Conference

Houston, USA

This annual conference, alternating between Houston and London, has established itself as the primary technical E & P conference on Africa with attendances in recent years exceeding 300, including industry operators, consultants, governments, and academia. (There will be a large poster program in addition to the oral program of high quality talks covering aspects of E & P in all regions of Africa.)

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20 World Upstream Summer Reception

Hurlingham Club, London

Following on from the highly successful Africa E&P Summit, Frontier Communications is pleased to invite you to it’s World Upstream Networking Reception at the prestigious Hurlingham Club. Hosted by the Africa Petroleum Club, at one of Britain's most exclusive private members' clubs for a night of top-level networking. Join Africa's key players for a late summer networking rendezvous for a great social evening in London.

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10-11 Seismic Characterisation of Carbonate Platforms and Reservoirs

London, UK

Fundamental advances in the seismic imaging and characterization of carbonate platform strata, including reservoir rocks, have revolutionized understanding of carbonate geomorphology, stratigraphy and reservoir architecture. This meeting aims to synthesize these innovative developments and explore the variety of carbonate characteristics that can now be interpreted from modern and reprocessed seismic data.

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14-19 SEG

Anaheim, USA

Geoscientists from more than 70 countries across the globe will connect in Anaheim to discuss the common threads of geophysics shared among numerous disciplines, including unconventionals, high-performance computing, near surface, seismicity, geohazards, deep water, Circum-Pacific, and more. SEG 2018 is your must-attend information exchange and networking event!

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4-7 AAPG | SEG ICE 2018

Cape Town, South Africa

AAPG International Conference and Exhibition (ICE) will gather geoscientists and petroleum industry professionals from 60+ countries to build their knowledge and skills, discover technology innovations and network with peers.

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5-9 25th Africa Oil Week

Cape Town, South Africa

The 25th Africa Oil Week conference showcases Africa’s governments, national oil companies, licensing agencies and corporate oil/gas players shaping the continent’s upstream oil and gas strategy, and provides the most-trusted content and networking platform worldwide on Africa’s hydrocarbon industry.

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15 Africa Petroleum Club Big Five Board Awards

London UK

The Big Five Board Awards 2018 offer an unrivaled evening of networking for Africa's leading oil and gas companies and senior executives in a reception-style event for these long-respected and annual awards, awarded since 1997 and with over 100 recipients to date as we see these Awards enter an incredible 22nd year.

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27-29 Petex

London, UK

PETEX returns to Olympia London in 2018 with exciting new conference and exhibition features and a lively social programme.

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London, UK

PROSPEX is a two day exhibition with a parallel speaker programme featuring the highly popular ‘Prospects to Go’ sessions. The aim of PROSPEX is to provide a venue for announced “Promote Licensees” and oil and gas companies to market prospects and meet with potential investors to facilitate the deal-making process.

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All year events

1-31 Finding Petroleum Events


We run 20 events a year in London, Aberdeen and Stavanger about oil and gas exploration and production.

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1-31 Energistics Events


Energistics is a global, not-for-profit, membership organization created to serve as a neutral body to facilitate and manage open data, information and process standards for the upstream oil and gas industry.

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