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Collaborate Globally. Strengthen Business Connections. Feel Welcomed.

a case for Houston, TX, USA to host the 23rd World Petroleum Congress

Experience a rich, high quality technical agenda. Foster more business connections, and discover a welcoming, diverse and vibrant city in Houston.  We invite you to consider the benefits presented as follows.

GLOBAL LEGACY

Global Legacy Program

A WPC FIRST

Energy operates globally.  Let’s collaborate globally to advance the future of a sustainable energy industry. 

A WPC first and working closely with the WPC Legacy Committee, the US National Committee would redistribute < 100% of its net profit > from hosting WPC 2020 to establish Legacy Projects around the world, a global legacy benefiting the next generation of energy industry young professionals.

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Americas

  • ARGENTINA 
  • BRAZIL 
  • CANADA 
  • COLOMBIA 
  • CUBA 
  • MEXICO 
  • PANAMA 
  • PERU 
  • SURINAME
  • TRINIDAD & TOBAGO
  • URUGUAY
  • USA
  • VENEZUELA
2

Western & Northern Europe

  • AUSTRIA
  • BELGIUM
  • DENMARK
  • FRANCE
  • GERMANY
  • NETHERLANDS
  • NORWAY
  • SWEDEN
  • SWITZERLAND
  • UK
3

Eastern & Southern Europe

  • BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA
  • BULGARIA
  • CROATIA
  • CZECH REPUBLIC
  • HUNGARY
  • MACEDONIA
  • POLAND
  • ROMANIA
  • RUSSIA
  • SERBIA
  • SLOVAK REPUBLIC
  • SLOVENIA
  • SPAIN
  • UKRAINE
4

Africa

  • ANGOLA
  • ALGERIA
  • EGYPT
  • GABON
  • KENYA
  • LIBYA
  • MOROCCO
  • MOZAMBIQUE
  • NIGERIA
  • SIERRA LEONE
  • SOUTH AFRICA
5

Western & Central Asia

  • AZERBAIJAN
  • BAHRAIN
  • CYPRUS
  • ISRAEL
  • KAZAKHSTAN
  • KUWAIT
  • OMAN
  • QATAR
  • SAUDI ARABIA
  • TAJIKISTAN
  • TURKEY
  • UAE
6

Eastern & Southern Asia

  • CHINA
  • INDIA
  • INDONESIA
  • IRAN
  • JAPAN
  • KOREA
  • PAKISTAN
  • THAILAND
  • VIET NAM

Return on Your Investment

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How You Win Big (Business) in Houston

Access renowned energy industry leaders and advanced facilities. Attend engaging presentations and cutting edge technical tours.  Collaborate with global peers, and gain valuable insight into industry trends and leading technologies. Experience perhaps the largest and best attended WPC to date.

Made Possible by

The concentration of energy industry infrastructure and talent in Houston and the strong support of the US National Committee and the Houston community at large.

Energy in Houston

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3,700

Oil & Gas Companies

945

in Service & Support

15

of the largest 20 USA Interstate Pipeline Companies

40%

USA Base Petrochemical Capacity

1,022

in O&G Extraction

150

Pipeline Transportation Firms

19

of the top 25 USA Publicly Traded E&P Firms

23%

USA Refining Capacity

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PAPERLESS

ECO-FRIENDLY, PAPERLESS WPC IN HOUSTON

BIKE

32 BIKE RENTAL STATIONS IN DOWNTOWN HOUSTON

WIND

HOUSTON IS #1 IN U.S. WIND POWER PURCHASES AND IS A GLOBAL CENTER FOR WIND ENERGY

BIOFUEL

28.6% OF USA BIODIESEL PRODUCTION CAPACITY IS IN HOUSTON

ELECTRIC VEHICLES

CHARGING STATIONS THROUGHOUT HOUSTON

TEXAS

TEXAS LEADS THE USA IN WIND POWER PRODUCTION, PRODUCING MORE THAN 1/5 OF THE USA TOTAL IN 2014

80% GREEN

80% OF HOUSTON ENERGY COMES FROM RENEWABLE SOURCES

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Added Benefits
Walkable Convention & Entertainment District in downtown Houston
7,000

hotel rooms downtown

hotels

many within walking distance

Downtown

Located within vibrant central business district

restaurants

15+ within walking distance

wi-fi

Free Wi-Fi throughout district

Theatres

Opera, Ballet, Symphony, Performing Arts

Sports

Soccer, basketball & baseball stadiums

Park

48,562 meters sq. park

Museums

Museum District, 19 museums nearby

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For More Information Please Contact

Daniel Palomo

dpalomo@houstonforwpc2020.com

+1 713.853.8326

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