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WGC2022 Global Supporters go on Tour

The WGC2022 Global Supporters went on two different tours in September and October 2021. In the first episode, the English and Portuguese team went to the Tongyeong LNG Terminal Tour. They visited Tongyeong for lunch, Nammang Park, the Tongyeong LNG Terminal and the exhibition hall tour. While the Spanish team went on the WGC2022 City Tour visiting Gyeongju in the [...]

Submissions for the 28th World Gas Conference (WGC2022) Call for Papers extended to 28 January 2022

PRESS RELEASE: 28 September 2021 The WGC2022 National Organizing Committee has taken the decision to extend the Call for Papers deadline for the 28th World Gas Conference (WGC2022) from 27 September 2021 to 28 January 2022. Thank you to all the authors who have already submitted their Abstract for consideration. Thus far, WGC2022 has received hundreds of submissions from over […]

4 Weeks Left to Submit Your Call for Papers for the 28th World Gas Conference (WGC2022)

PRESS RELEASE: 30 August 2021 There are only four weeks to submit your Abstract for the Call for Papers to speak at the world’s most prestigious global gas event, the 28th World Gas Conference (WGC2022) in Daegu, Korea on 23-27 May 2022. The Call for Papers presents an opportunity for industry leaders worldwide to be part of the four-day conference […]

Registration for the Carbon Neutral Focused 28th World Gas Conference (WGC2022) is Now Open

PRESS RELEASE: 25 May 2021 The National Organising Committee is delighted to announce that registration for the highly anticipated 28th World Gas Conference (WGC2022), taking place on 23-27 May 2022 in Daegu, Korea, is now open and the Korean Prime Minister Kim Boo-kyum has registered as the first registrant of WGC2022. Owned by the International Gas Union (IGU) since 1931, […]

Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun Accepts to be the Honorary Chairman of World Gas Conference 2022

PRESS RELEASE: 12 APRIL 2021 Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun has accepted the invitation to be the Honorary Chairman of the World Gas Conference 2022 (WGC2022), the world’s largest international gas industry conference and exhibition taking place on 23-27 May 2022 in Daegu, Korea. “The WGC2022 will discuss important issues facing the global gas industry, including the transition to eco-friendly energy […]

Achievable Energy Future Requires Electricity, Gas and Infrastructure

Today, the International Gas Union (IGU) Joe Kang called for a sustainable and achievable energy transition and added that electricity, natural gas, hydrogen, and the necessary infrastructure will be needed to help individual countries meet the UN Sustainable Development and Paris Goals. In a statement titled A Clean, Secure, and Affordable Energy Future requires Electricity, Gas, and Infrastructure, Professor Kang […]

Announcement: The 28th World Gas Conference Reschedules to 23-27 May 2022

The 28th World Gas Conference, owned by the International Gas Union (IGU) and hosted by the Korea Gas Union, has been rescheduled to 23-27 May 2022, in the same location of Daegu, South Korea, under the name of WGC2022. The IGU Council, in its November meeting, confirmed the decision to reschedule by one year following a risk assessment around the […]

Message from WGC 2021: Call for Papers Deadline Extended

Taking into consideration the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the energy industry, work patterns and most importantly on the lives of the people in our community, the Coordination Committee has decided to extend the WGC 2021 Call for Papers submission deadline. Following increased and overwhelming concerns about the pandemic and some countries experiencing a second wave, we felt that […]

Demand Destruction Has Been Huge But Gas Has Held Up Better Than Oil

We have never experienced a pandemic like this in recent history. The impact has been huge, not only for the gas industry but also the entire global economy. The energy industry has no immunity to this pandemic. For example, big players like Exxon, Chevron, Total, and Eni are making massive CapEx cuts and dividend reductions. I don’t know how fast […]

WGC Explores with Prof. Jonathan Stern from Oxford Institute for Energy Studies (OIES)

  In this edition of WGC Explores, Prof. Jonathan Stern from Oxford Institute for Energy Studies (OIES) shared his views on the need to meet the challenge of significantly reducing the greenhouse gas footprint and the energy transition developments in the current climate. 1. What are the biggest trends and challenges facing the oil and gas industry? Gas is a […]

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