The Canadian Organising Committee for the 24th World Petroleum Congress (“OCAN”) is pleased to announce numerous milestones ahead of hosting the Congress in Calgary, Canada from September 17 – 21, 2023. Key milestones include recognition of the initial industry and government sponsors and partners which will underpin the success of the Congress, selection of keynote speakers for the Strategic Programme of the Congress, updates on registration timelines and pricing and the appointment of two new Board Members to the Canadian Association of the World Petroleum Council.
As OCAN progresses planning, the excitement surrounding the Congress and its theme of Energy Transition: The Path to Net Zero, continues to build and participation continues to grow.
Recognising our Sponsors
The diverse cross section of sponsors supporting the 24th Congress, includes global and domestic energy leaders and supporting companies and government partners, demonstrating the strong interest in the Congress as industry and governments seek to establish a Path to Net Zero.
With the Congress 10 months away, interest in sponsorship opportunities has been very strong and confirmed sponsors include Accenture, QatarEnergy, Repsol, Cenovus Energy, Suncor Energy, Pathways Alliance, BP, Chevron, Petrobras, Bennett Jones, Hatch, MEG Energy, Shell Canada, the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers and Stikeman Elliott.
OCAN recognizes the Government of Canada’s agency, PrairiesCan, for critical funding support in addition to a material partnership with the Government of Alberta. The City of Calgary has also committed to providing important in-kind contributions for the Congress, which will make this world-class event a success.
With sponsorship discussions proceeding with numerous global and Canadian organizations, further sponsorship announcements will be made in the coming weeks. Additionally, OCAN expects to sell all available exhibition space at the BMO Centre in Stampede Park by the end of the first quarter of 2023.
“As a global energy hub, Calgary is taking a leadership role in energy transformation and delivering net zero solutions,” says the Mayor of Calgary, Jyoti Gondek. “We are pleased to be both a supporter and the host city of the 24th Congress and look forward to welcoming the world to Calgary.” Full press release available here.