The PETROTECH series of International Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibitions is a biennial platform for national and international experts in the oil & gas industry to exchange views and share knowledge, expertise and experiences. The event also aims to explore areas of growth in petroleum technology, exploration, drilling, production and processing, refining, pipeline, transportation, petrochemicals, natural gas, LNG, petroleum trade, economics, legal and human resource development, marketing, research & development, information technology, safety, health and environment management in the oil & gas sector. As the prime showcase of India's hydrocarbon sector, this mega event attracts scientists, technologists, planners and policy makers, management experts and entrepreneurs to solicit their views in order to catalyse achievement of global energy security.
PETROTECH-2012 was organised under the aegis of the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Government of India, by Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. and PETROTECH.
The PETROTECH series of conferences has gathered momentum and emerged as a movement uniting the upstream, midstream and the downstream sectors. Each PETROTECH conference has been unique in its approach while ubiquitous in its aim to provide cleaner, greener and sustainable energy. It has been able to garner an enviable reputation in the international circles as one of the coveted forums for the global hydrocarbon industry. PETROTECH-2010 attracted over 3400 delegates including about 390 foreign delegates including ministerial delegates. There were 356 exhibitors including 205 international firms and country pavilions besides presentation of 368 poster papers and 74 oral papers.
When it comes to sustainable energy, India has laid emphasis on exploring innovative ways to drive energy economics. Taking the environmental issues into concern, PETROTECH has given a hand to many green causes. With a plethora of topics and technical sessions, 2012 not only sowed the seeds of a vibrant future but also engaged one in a memorable and eventful four days of extravaganza.