World Assembly 2014 and Annual Awards of Excellence
Year on year, hundreds of the most senior Oil & Gas and Finance executives from across the industry pass through the doors of the World Assembly in London.
Last year, 1300 O&G companies and financiers and investors looking to invest billions of dollars (Institutional Investors, Private Equity, Investment Banks, SWFs, Hedge Funds, ECAs and Multilaterals) attended the World Assembly.
This year, can you afford not to join us?
The World Assembly agenda has been carefully crafted to allow more time for meeting, speaking and listening to the people you want to network with. Being the world’s largest finance and investment network for O&G allows us to place you in front of actual investors, all of whom are looking to source the next big deal.
As well as a renewed focus on unlocking the key to financing tomorrow’s upstream developments, corporate development strategies of independents, overcoming the challenges faced by the global gas industry in the wake of a changing supply landscape and the growth strategies of NOCs & IOCs in a capital conscious environment, there are an additional 3 new streams of content to take advantage of.
Over 2 days, the World Assembly will bring together global Oil & Gas, finance and investment thought leaders to focus on the investment landscape, emerging exploration hotspots and long-term growth strategies of regions including West Africa, East Africa, SE Asia, the North Sea and Iraq & Kurdistan.
In addition, for the first time, benefit from a series of technical masterclasses designed to overcome the technical, commercial and contractual challenges of Unconventionals outside North America, Big Data for Oil and Gas and FLNG. And finally, join small, interactive groups of your peers in learning how to achieve deal optimal value in your transactions and managing risk.
We understand that there are lots of conferences throughout the year in our industry, and you have to pick the ones that are going to be the most valuable for your time and money. Which is why we try to do things differently. We believe that today's time-pressed professionals want a business conference to have:
High Quality Networking With 'The Right People': That is, senior executives, especially on the buy-side and a commitment to O&G with investors – private and institutional.
No Power Point: Championing a format that allows for a free and frank flow of ideas, through interactive panel discussions from a wide range of interesting and influential O&G leaders.
Chatham House Rules: No press. Closed doors. Everything is off the record - which means we ask the questions and you get the answers you really want.
On Site Introductions: A professional onsite team who believe in active business development by making introductions for you, supporting your conference experience and making it valuable for you.
The Oil Council has been delivering such events around the world since our founding. We continue to ensure we over-deliver on one simple promise: to host the best forums in the world for senior executives to meet and have constructive conversations with the right people. But don’t just take our word for it:
“I really can’t see why we would need to participate in any other oil event as I think this is the key one. The ability to network and meet people was first class”
Andrew Monk, CEO, VSA Capital
“The Oil Council has rapidly established itself as the industry forum for the oil executive to attend. Each year it provides a focal point for business leaders, management and investors to interact at a show case event”
Mike Watts, Deputy CEO, Cairn Energy
“Perfect organization and an almost unparalleled industry attendance made this a very special event. The award ceremony dinner was a great occasion to network and to meet “old” friends again.”
Walter Hamilton, Senior Vice President, Global Exploration, OMV
“Great content, superb speakers, serious networking opportunities – overall, THE place to be”
Doug Glass, Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Frank PlutaGlobal Co-Head, Oil & Gas Corporate FinanceStandard Chartered Bank
Janan PaskaranPartnerTorys LLP
Keith HillCEOAfrica Oil Corporation
Martin BachmannExecutive Director, E&P and Board DirectorWintershall
Stephen WhyteCOO and Executive Director, Exploration and ProductionGalp Energia
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