Saudi Arabia to host 25th World Petroleum Congress in 2026
Agencies | Riyadh
The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com
The organizational committee of the World Petroleum Congress (WPC) has announced accepting the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s bid to host and organize the congress and its accompanying exhibition in 2026.
Saudi Arabia has received a big international support after the Ministry of Energy has recently extended the bid for Saudi Arabia to host the congress and the exhibition, according to SPA.
WPC Director General Dr. Pierce Riemer has congratulated Saudi Arabia for being selected to host the 25th edition of the congress in Riyadh, for being the biggest oil-exporting country in the world and owning the one of the world’s biggest oil reserves, which highlights Saudi Arabia’s importance globally to host one of the most important meetings of energy in the world.
Riemer expressed aspiration to work with Saudi Arabia to organize a successful congress in 2026 that matches the status of Saudi Arabia in its capacity as a global pioneer in the energy field, in addition to its being among the most active economies in the world.
WPC is considered a prominent global event that brings together countries and international organizations every three years to enhance cooperation in energy fields and provide solutions to main challenges facing the development of this vital sector.