A press conference for the 2024 event

The Oman Petroleum & Energy Show (OPES) 2024 in the Sultanate of Oman will bring together energy experts from around the world, along with decision makers and other stakeholders, to set a promising path for the sector in advancing efforts to reduce carbon emissions and achieving carbon neutrality.

Held under the patronage of Oman’s Ministry of Energy & Minerals, the event will take place from April 22-24, 2024, at the Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre (OCEC).

It is being organised by CONNECT (Oman Exhibitions Organizing Company) and hosted by Petroleum Development Oman (PDO).

The three-day event will offer visitors ample opportunities for exploration, networking and establishing strategic partnerships.

Additionally, it reinforces the Sultanate’s concerted efforts to curb carbon emissions, aligned with Oman Vision 2040, and enhance energy efficiency, and also provides a platform for robust discourse and knowledge exchange that promises and ensure its sustainability.

Commenting on the event, Dr Saleh Al Anboori, Conference Chairperson and Director General of Exploration and Production of Oil and Gas, said: "The Oman Petroleum and Energy Show 2024 provides a unique opportunity to learn about the most prominent developments in the energy sector, locally and internationally. It brings together a select group of pioneers in the oil and gas, and energy industry, and has become a significant platform that sheds light on the most important developments in the energy scene globally."


This year's event is poised to welcome over 300 exhibiting companies from over 24 countries, over 15,000 visitors, and more than 200 expert speakers and 900 conference delegates, for engaging discussions and valuable insights throughout the event.

Visitors will be able to explore cutting-edge innovations through live demos and product demonstrations, and foster strategic partnerships.

A noteworthy highlight of the event will be the SPE Conference centred on the theme of ‘Affordable, Sustainable, and Clean Energy’.

The conference aims to drive discussions on the sector's latest innovations, technologies, and industry best practices fostering the global energy transition.

Attendees can anticipate plenary sessions, panel sessions, technical ePoster sessions promoting knowledge sharing, the prestigious OPES Awards, and an engaging project showcase session.

The event will also host a free-to-attend workshop called ‘OPES Talks’ that will offer insights into a wide spectrum of technologies and other topics vital to the oil, gas, and energy industries.

From navigating EPC contracts and project management to embracing digital transformation, the sessions will also delve into operational excellence, focusing on cost reduction, quality control, and improved functionality.

Sustainable practices and environmental compliance will take centre stage, alongside discussions on optimising supply chains and logistics.

The line-up will be completed with strategies for crisis management, resilience building, and workforce development.

Recognising the importance of human capital in spearheading the energy transition, OPES will include ‘The Young Professionals Forum’ which will offer participants insights into trending industry topics, foster discussion on innovative ideas, and pioneer initiatives to enhance competitiveness, connectivity, and leadership readiness amidst rapid and disruptive changes.

OPES is supported by several local, regional and global partners, including OQ and bp (Principal Sponsors), OXY (Exclusive Sustainability Host), Oman Shell (Diamond Sponsor), Gulf Energy (Platinum Sponsor), and Oman LNG, CC Energy Development, SLB, and Bapco Energies as Gold Sponsors.