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World Oil & Gas Week and Awards of Excellence 2015

16 November - 18 November 2015 at Lancaster Hotel, London, UK
Europe’s Largest Business Conference for C-Level Oil & Gas Executives

Over 1,000 senior executives join us every year for World Oil & Gas Week and the Awards of Excellence

World Oil & Gas Week 2015

 120 Industry Leading Speakers
1,000 Senior O&G, Finance & Investment Executives
20 hours of Networking with Potential Business Partners
3 days of Expert Insight, Industry Intelligence & New Business Development

In 2015, World Oil & Gas Week will bring together over 1,000 senior oil and gas executives from across the O&G, finance and investment sectors for insightful thought leadership and high end C-level networking. Additionally, we host our prestigious Awards dinner where we will, once again, celebrate excellence and innovation across the industry.

Why World Oil & Gas Week?

In 2015, a 3 day event will allow more time to delve into the topics & regions you have asked us to address and positions the future of gas as a key part of the agenda. Immerse yourself in an agenda of essential business intelligence as speakers explore:

DAY ONE HIGHLIGHTS – Leadership & Strategy Day

  • Evolving NOC & IOC Strategies In The Global O&G Landscape Of The Future: Energy Plans, Portfolio Objectives, Investment Opportunities & Acquisition / Divestment Strategies
  • The Impact Of Oil Price Volatility On The Industry So Far And Predicting What Comes Next: Tactics, Strategies And Sustainable Pricing
  • Achieving Successful Collaboration With Industry And Government In Order To Manage Risk, Control Costs And Tackle Increasingly Difficult Economic & Technical Environments
  • New Energy Policy & Regulation Frameworks For Securing Investment In A Depressed Market; Ministerial Perspectives


  • The Future Of The Global Upstream: Unlocking Value In Capex Reduced Markets And Re-Setting Market Expectations
  • Who Will Lead The Charge On Exploration In 2016? Realising The Potential Of Frontier Plays & Reshaping The Oil & Gas Map Of The Future
  • Examining The Gas & LNG Landscape Of Tomorrow: The Strongest Markets, Changing Supply/Demand Dynamics & Winning LNG Projects
  • Emerging Investment Opportunities In Gas For O&G Companies, Traders, Bankers And Investors


  • CFO Outlooks: Capital Raising, Consolidation, Shareholder Value And Company Growth
  • Capital Realignment vs Capital Reduction In The Capital Markets: Capturing The Finance Needed For Future CAPEX Commitments & Exploring Non-Traditional Sources Of Finance For OFS And O&G
  • Transaction Opportunities And Global Upstream M&A&D Appetite: Deal Flow, Buyers, Sellers, Corporate Development Strategies And Valuations

PLUS on Wednesday 18th November, join us for The Northern Europe Assembly which will be co-located with World Oil & Gas Week in 2015:

  • UKCS Spotlight: Stronger Alliances, Revitalising Exploration, Increasing Production And Restoring Investor Confidence – Rebuilding the Industry to be Stronger than Ever Before
  • NCS Spotlight: Increasing Production & Development, Cutting Costs & Boosting Investor Confidence
  • Corporate Development, Long Term Investment And M&A Opportunities In Northern Europe


The success of the Oil Council events series is based on high quality networking and deal-making opportunities with an audience of senior buy-side executives, a free and frank flow of ideas amongst influential leaders (supported by CHATHAM HOUSE RULES) and year round global support in cementing relationships made over two days of conferencing.

We look forward to welcoming you there. To find out more, or to be the first to receive 2015’s World Oil & Gas Week agenda, contact


“The Assembly was both educational and fun at the same time. Last year’s conference was excellent, but this time it was even better. You have created an event that truly has a world-wide standing. I can only look forward to next year!”
Krzysztof Zielicki, SVP and Head of M&A & Strategy, Rosneft
“The Oil Council has done a great job again in gathering a large number of people involved in the industry from very different perspectives, I understand it’s a record turnout which is a fantastic achievement and I look forward to being back next year."
Tony Hayward, CEO, Genel Energy
"The World Assembly and Awards of Excellence dinner in London are the most important events of the year for the oil and gas industry. The ability to hear the forward thoughts of industry performers, from the smallest of juniors to the super majors, and talk one-on-one with the people behind the performance is invaluable."
Gary Guidry, Glencore E&P
“I expect nothing less than we experienced; the World Assembly is the only conference where all industry executives can have a candid discussion about our business and operational issues without distraction from the media. A must attend affair to be in tune with your colleagues."
Randeep Grewal, CEO, Green Dragon Gas
“The World Assembly was a great event and it was very valuable to connect with the great variety of industry people who attended from all over the world.”
Mustafa Siddiqui, Managing Director, Blackstone


2014 Speakers Included
  • Angus McCoss
    Exploration Director
    Tullow Oil
  • Katie Jackson
    SVP Production & Development, Europe & Asia
  • Lord John Browne
  • Maurizio LaNoce
    Mubadala Petroleum
  • Sir Ian Wood
    Senior Advisor to the UK Government and former Chairman and CEO
    Wood Group
  • Tony Hayward
    CEO, Genel Energy and Chairman
    Glencore Xstrata

Upcoming Events

30 April 2015
K&L Gates Offices, 1 New Change, London, UK
14 May 2015
InterContinental, Lagos, Nigeria
28 May 2015
Telus Convention Center and Hyatt Regency, Calgary, Canada
11 June 2015
Singapore Cricket Club (Padang Restaurant 2nd Floor), Connaught Drive, Singapore

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