The 9th International Petroleum Technology Conference (IPTC) will take place 6–9 December 2015 at the Qatar National Convention Centre in Doha, Qatar.

IPTC is an annual event rotating between Asia Pacific and the Middle East. The scope of the conference programme and associated industry activities address technology and relevant industry issues that challenge industry professionals and management around the world.

IPTC is a collaborative effort among the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG); the European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE); the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG); and The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE). The synergy of these four, leading, individual-member driven societies provides the most comprehensive opportunity to form multi‑disciplinary committees and an outstanding technical programme.

The 9th IPTC conference programme will include:

– Opening Ceremony

– Two CEO Plenary Sessions

– Five Panel Sessions

– Six ‘Ask the Expert’ Sessions

– Society Presidents Session

– 62 Technical Sessions

Other features include:

– Five Training Courses

– Non-Technical Seminar: Doing Business with Qatar Petroleum

– Field Trips

– Young Member Activities

– IPTC Excellence in Project Integration Award

Delegates and visitors will also have the opportunity to network and explore new business opportunities with exhibitors at the IPTC exhibition.

The 9th IPTC is hosted by Qatar Petroleum and co-hosted by Shell.