Dozens of major oil and gas companies gathered to network, listen to successful cases and enjoy Greek hospitality at the Midstream Oil and Gas Congress (MOGC) in Thessaloniki on February 18 and 19.
Participants included the National Technical University of Athens, the Regulatory Authority for Energy (RAE), Cyprus’ Energy Regulatory Authority (CERA), Port Authority of Alexandroupolis, Reganosa, Cepsa Gas Comercializadora and the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC).
The congress was opened with a speech from the Project Director, Natalya Kuznetsova, and continued with sessions dedicated to all key aspects of pipeline transportation, oil and gas trading and supply, as well as to oil and gas storage.
Plenary sessions featuring discussions on Innovations in Construction – Case Studies, presented by the Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC); energy transition and implications for the oil and gas industry, presented by DNV GL; as well as gas infrastructure development in the Baltic and CEE region – North-South Corridor, presented by Gaz-System SA, offered particular interest.
Delegates said that they attended mostly for new business leads while the second most common reason cited was brand promotion and visibility, mostly through sponsorship opportunities.
The MOGC Congress was organized by the BGS Group, renowned for its organization of closed-door congresses in Europe, including AUTOMA Congress, PRC Europe, and the Exploration and Production Offshore Congress Hub.