Upstream win tender for Daily Newsletter

The World Petroleum Council has appointed Upstream, the leading quality news source for the international oil and gas industry, to produce the Daily Newsletter for the 20th World Petroleum Congress. Held in Doha, Qatar from the 4-8 December this year the 20th WPC will be the highlight on the oil and gas calendar for 2011, and is expected to attract 5000 delegates, 600 speakers and over 500 Ministers and CEOs from around the world.

With a team of 26 staff reporters located in 15 different countries around the world, and its electronic news service,, Upstream can provide the unbiased, independent journalism required for the 20th WPC Daily Newsletter.

In his announcement Dr. Pierce Riemer, the Director General of the World Petroleum Council, explained: “Their excellent proposal, combined with the quality Upstream brings to the table, made them the best candidate to deliver a second to none, quality newsletter for the 20th World Petroleum Congress.”

Upstream was delighted to win the tender for the 20th WPC Daily Newsletter and Senior Vice President, Sidsel Norvik, said that they were “truly proud to learn that Upstream has been chosen to be produce the Official daily newsletter for the largest and most reputable oil and gas gathering in the world. The programme covering all aspects of the energy scene including technological advances in upstream and downstream, the role of natural gas, renewable and alternative energy as well as the social, economic and environmental impact of the energy industry, lays a superb foundation for top quality newsletters. The fact that the event is hosted by the important energy country Qatar makes it even more interesting and we are very excited to take this project on.”