Bahrain to host GEO 2018

ManamaBahrain will host the 13th Middle East conference and exhibition of the geological sciences (GEO 2018) at the Bahrain International Exhibition Center from March 5 to 8, 2018, under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa. 

This event, organised by UBM – AME, American Association for Petroleum Geology and many others related associations, will be held in cooperation with the National Oil and Gas Authority (NOGA).

Announcing the decision, Oil Minister Shaikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa expressed sincere thanks and appreciation to HRH the Prime Minister for patronizing this important event since its inception in 1994. 

“It would play a vital role in the promotion of the conference tourism in the Kingdom as a hub of regional and international conferences and exhibitions, especially in the sectors of oil, gas and petrochemicals,” said Shaikh Mohammed. 

The minister also noted that GEO 2018, held for the 13th consecutive time, confirms its importance in providing the best of modern technologies in the field of oil exploration and geological sciences. 

The exhibition, Shaikh Mohammed said, provides an opportunity to display the latest advanced technologies in geological and geophysical sciences, exploration and production technology.

The event is expected to attract huge number of researchers, officials, executives and specialists in the field of geology, from the Kingdom of Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait and Oman as well as Middle East, European Union, Asia and many more from all over the world.



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