Manama : Bahrain will host the 13th Middle East conference and exhibition of the geological sciences (GEO 2018) at the Bahrain International Exhibition Center from 5-8 March 2018.
More than 3,500 global energy leaders and partners and executives from 50 countries are expected to participate in the expo held under the patronage of HRH Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa, the Prime Minister. The opening ceremony will be held at the Ritz Carlton.
The event will discuss the important strategic and commercial opportunities available; under the title of “pushing the technical border: drawing a picture of energy”. More than 100 companies from 19 countries are participating in the event which features over 420 speakers.
The conference is organized by UBM – Arabian Exhibition and the American Society of Petroleum Geology and the European Association for scientists and engineers of Geology, Exploration scientists with the support of national oil companies and associations of independent geological and Emirates Society for Earth Science, Bahraini society of earth science and Geological Society of Oman, National Oil and Gas Authority (NOGA) and a number of global and regional oil companies.
Commenting on the expo, Shaikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, the Minister of Oil, said the exhibition, held over an area of 6,000 square meters, provides an opportunity to experience the latest technologies in geological and geophysical sciences exploration and production.
Ahmed Al Eidan, GEO 2018 conference chairman and executive vice president - Drilling management and technology of Kuwait Oil Company, stated that GEO 2018 will be an exceptional platform that would provide all participants unlimited benefits and will open new prospects for the current challenges in the oil industry.
Director of Sales and Marketing at UBM – Arabian Exhibition Fawzi Al-Shehabi said that the expo provides a unique opportunity for the industry to meet and debate the future with their peers that will make the oil and gas programmes move to the highest levels.