THE 29TH WORLD GAS CONFERENCE (WGC2025) MARKS A ONE-YEAR COUNTDOWN WITH EXCLUSIVE EVENT IN BEIJING, CHINA

THE 29TH WORLD GAS CONFERENCE (WGC2025) MARKS A ONE-YEAR COUNTDOWN WITH EXCLUSIVE EVENT IN BEIJING, CHINA
THE 29TH WORLD GAS CONFERENCE (WGC2025) MARKS A ONE-YEAR COUNTDOWN WITH EXCLUSIVE EVENT IN BEIJING, CHINA
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LONDON and BEIJING, May 23, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Today, the 2025 World Gas Conference (WGC2025) marks an important milestone, announcing one year ahead of the highly anticipated event to be held in Beijing, China, May 19-23, 2025. To mark this occasion, an exclusive one-year countdown was held at the China National Convention Center in Beijing. The President and Secretary General of the International Gas Union (IGU), the President of Eurogas and other industry leaders attended the event and delivered speeches to global energy professionals entire.

Jointly organized by IGU, Beijing Gas and Beijing Capital Group Exhibitions & Events (BCGEE), the WGC2025 one-year countdown and IGU gas industry development forum brought together more than 400 pioneers industry and energy professionals from global industry associations, think tanks, research institutes and leading energy companies. Additionally, thousands of participants participated online through live streaming.

Ms. Li Yalan expressed his excitement, saying: “We are delighted to mark one year until WGC2025 with this exclusive event in Beijing. This prestigious conference and exhibition promises to spark excitement, passion and anticipation. We look forward to bringing leaders together to discuss critical issues, build connections and pave the way for a sustainable future. »

“The one-year countdown marks the most important prelude to WGC2025 in China and this triennial flagship event presented by IGU will make history as the first ever World Gas Conference to be held in China. We expect more than 30,000 participants from over 70 countries and regions from various gas and energy sectors, including policy makers, business leaders, decision makers, customers, NGOs, media and financial professionals. The conference will host more than 500 speakers in approximately 100 sessions spread over a four-day program, themed Energizing a sustainable future. With more than 90 years of IGU history, this major gas and energy event will showcase China’s global leadership in natural gas growth potential,” added Ms. Li.

The one-year countdown was marked by the IGU Gas Industry Development Forum, during which experts shared their ideas and views on gas and energy in the context climate change, energy transition and energy investments from a global and regional perspective. They emphasized that natural gas, as a clean and efficient energy Source, will continue to play a crucial role in the future energy system. The integration of natural gas and renewable energy resources has been highlighted as a key development direction for the industry. In addition, they highlighted the need to invest in the sustainable development of the global gas industry, the importance of accelerating low-carbon transformation, and the need to further strengthen the control of methane emissions.

The day also featured a registration opening ceremony, unveiling of speakers and sponsors, and exhibitor announcements, providing a preview of insightful and pioneering discussions and networking opportunities. WGC2025 is proud to announce an impressive list of speakers, including DAI Houliang of China National Petroleum Corporation and PetroChina, HE Saad Sherida AL-KAABI of the State of Qatar and QatarEnergy, LI Yalan of IGU, FU Chengyu of China International Council for the Promotion of Multinational Corporations, Michael LEWIS of Uniper, SUN Xiansheng of the International Society for Energy Transition Studies (ISETS), Andrea STEGHER of SNAM and IGU, LI Junfeng of the China Energy Research Society (CERS) and the National Center for Climate Change Strategy and International Cooperation (NCSC), Sarah BAIRSTOW of Mexico Pacific and HUANG Weihe of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, providing everyone provided invaluable knowledge and expertise at the conference. Leading sponsors such as CNPC, SINOPEC and CNOOC underline their commitment to advancing the global gas and energy sector.

WGC2025 promises an authentic, best-in-class experience, providing unrivaled networking opportunities within the global gas and energy industry. More than 300 energy-related companies will showcase their innovations at the China National Convention Center Phase 2, providing a platform to discuss critical issues, build connections and pave the way for a sustainable future.

With the call for abstracts underway, participants from around the world are invited to speak in Beijing and be at the forefront of the global conversation on gas. Additionally, registration is open, offering delegates the opportunity to secure their pass to one of the most prestigious gatherings in the global gas and energy industry. For more information, visit www.wgc2025.com

Contact :
Julia Blundell
Media partnerships, marketing and public relations, WGC2025
E-mail : [email protected]

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