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Welcome to ADIPEC 2016

Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President of the United Arab Emirates, The Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC), takes place 7-10 November 2016 in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Supported by the UAE Ministry of Energy and the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce, ADIPEC invites the oil and gas global community to an extensive showcase of oil and gas technology over an incredible130,000+ sqm of exhibition space that is host to 23 national country pavilions, 30 regional and international IOCs & NOCs, an exclusive VIP club and a record breaking 8,000+ conference delegate programme.

Themed under “Transitional Strategies for an Efficient & Resilient Energy Industry”, ADIPEC 2016 will enable businesses to find ways around the challenges the industry is facing through innovation, development in technology and industry collaborations.

Access a wealth of information harnessed at the event from 95,000+ O&G professionals converging in Abu Dhabi from over 125 countries. Meet the people that matter, key players, strategic, technical and project influencers shaping today’s O&G global arena and benefit from the technologies presented from 57 countries from the world’s major O&G import and exporting nations.

Participate and be part of the discussion at ADIPEC 2016.

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ADIPEC 2015 End of Show Wrap Video

Take a brief look at the key events that took place during ADIPEC 2015 and catch a brief glimpse of some of the Oil & Gas industry major players at the event.


H.E. Suhail Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy, UAE speaks to ADIPEC TV

H.E. Suhail Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy shares his insights regarding the show and, more specifically, how the educational content within the ADIPEC 2015 conference programme has been designed to support the current state of the ener...


H.E. Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth & Community, UAE speaks to ADIPEC TV

H.E. Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan discusses the importance of the oil and gas industry for the UAE’s economy and the significance of developing talent within the UAE to support the future of the industry.


Ali Khalifa Al Shamsi, Strategy and Coordination Director – ADNOC and Chairman of ADIPEC 2015 Executive Steering Committee speaks to ADIPEC TV

Strategy and Coordination Director – ADNOC and Chairman of the ADIPEC Executive Steering Committee, Ali Khalifa Al Shamsi, gives his views on the success of ADIPEC 2015 and the role that the exhibition and Abu Dhabi plays in the global e...


Dr. Daniel Yergin, Vice President, IHS

Dr. Daniel Yergin, Vice President, IHS, speaks with Eithne Treanor about what companies should seek to achieve in a low fuel price market and also provides additional thoughts on the future of the energy market.


Ibrahim Fahmy, Marine Advisor, ZADCO and Chairman, Offshore & Marine Conference speaks to ADIPEC TV

Ibrahim Fahmy discusses with ADIPEC TV the importance of the Offshore & Marine industry for the Abu Dhabi economy and explains the importance of introducing the Offshore & Marine Conference programme to ADIPEC.



The MEPC was host to 6 VIP programme briefings. Highlighted sessions include an audience with... DR DANIEL YERGIN, SIR RANULPH FIENNES and JON DUSCHINSKY

Aimed at today’s CEOs and Senior Management, content and the sharing of insights and knowledge now play a pivotal role in the value proposition that MEPC offers with dedicated country focused content from different parts of the world.


New to ADIPEC in 2015 was the dedicated Offshore, Marine and Heavy Equipment Zone, the first of its kind in the region to host 84 exhibiting companies and attract 10,000 offshore and marine professionals. The new exhibition area allowed companies to showcase offshore products, services, and solutions – from rigs and vessels, to subsea drilling equipment, pipelines, and tools for reservoir production and mapping – in an actual marine environment.


Security across the oil and gas industry, a country's critical infrastructure, has always been one of the highest priorities for governments and countries and today’s changing world presents a mix of new concerns across the industry, from physical threats to compromised Information Technology. Currently valued at US $25bn, the global security market is set to grow exponentially with the Middle East investing US $13Bn in critical infrastructure protection by 2018.


ADIPEC’s acclaimed ‘Women In Industry’ Conference opened strongly in 2015, bringing together for the first time male and female industry leaders to address the challenges and opportunities for women in the energy sector.

Hosted under the patronage of Her Excellency Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi, Minister of International Cooperation and Development, the 2015 conference was host to more than 200 delegates and invited women achievers to the stage for one-on-one interviews.


Hosted by ADNOC at the world famous Emirates Palace, the ADIPEC Awards are universally regarded as the pinnacle of success for those seeking recognition for their company’s activities throughout the MENA regions' Oil and Gas industry.

Under the theme of Innovation and Excellence in the MENA region, the awards has grown since its creation in 2010 and in 2015 received a record breaking 501 submissions from 34 countries


Held under the Patronage of H.E. Sheikh Nahyan Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Communities, the Young ADIPEC programme provides High School students aged between 14–17 with the opportunity to gain invaluable insights into the variety of careers in the Oil and Gas Industry.

Based on the key academic fields of Mathematics, Science, IT and Geography, students have the opportunity to gain hands on experiences via focused field trips to key industry establishments across the UAE