Evolving core energy markets within a sustainable landscape

HH Sheikh AhmedHeld under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council for Energy, President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, and Chairman & Chief Executive, Emirates Group

The 31st Annual MPGC 2024 returns to Dubai on May 20-22 with the Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) as the host, bringing together the global oil and gas markets’ leading NOCs, IOCs, traders, refiners, petrochemical, storage, financial institutions, and technology companies, in a confluence of dialogue, debate, and business interactions at the highest level.

The iconic MPGC remains the region’s longest annual oil and gas industry gathering and will once again deliver a high-level and power-packed program that comprises ministerial, keynote addresses, incisive decision panels with industry visionaries and leaders, audience polls, and networking opportunities.

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    Early Bird Rate: $1975 
    Full Rate: $2295
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    Register by Friday, March 22 to save $320.
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    Event registration closes on:  
    May 15, 5:00 PM GST
    Main conference: May 21-22
    Training course: May 20

Who attends

Bringing together global market leaders to leverage on high level dialogue, knowledge sharing, networking opportunities and business development potential, MPGC attracts over 300 attendees from over 50 countries globally.

Audience Breakdown

Attendee Job Functions

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MPGC 2024 themes
  • •Ministerial addresses
  • •MPGC crystal ball: predictions from industry leaders
  • •Key market drivers for 2024 from All-Star analysts and Chief Economists
  • •Climate change policies – the post-COP28 agenda
  • •Global oil supply and demand impact on trading, pricing and refining
  • •Transport fuels: sustainable aviation fuel, marine fuels, and biofuels
  • •Position of Gas/LNG in trading, supply, demand, and the energy transition
  • •Carbon emissions trading in the marketplace
  • •Alternative fuels: Hydrogen, Ammonia and Methanol

Training courses at MPGC 2024 - May 20

The training courses will be conducted by our specialists providing access to fundamental knowledge and tools imperative for understanding the landscape of different commodities.
For more details on the trainings and instructors, please click here

May 20, 2024 - MPGC training courses
We're offering the following three separate bookable full-day training courses on Monday, May 20

      • Training course pricing

      • 1,400 USD if registered before Friday, 22 March 2024
      • 1,750 USD full price per training

    • For more details on the trainings and instructors, please click here .

    May 21, 2024 - MPGC day one agenda

    The agenda for MPGC 2024 is being developed, please check back soon.

    May 22, 2024 - MPGC day two agenda

    The agenda for MPGC 2024 is being developed, please check back soon.

    MPGC in numbers

    Bringing together global market leaders to leverage on high level dialogue, knowledge sharing, networking opportunities and business development potential, MPGC attracts over 300 attendees from over 50 countries globally.

    Conference Co-Chairs

    Saif Al Falasi_NEW.jpgH. E. Saif Humaid Al Falasi,
    Group Chief Executive Officer, Emirates National Oil Company Limited (ENOC) LLC

    In his role as Chief Executive Officer of ENOC Group, His Excellency Saif Humaid Al Falasi spearheads the implementation of the Group’s business growth strategy and operational excellence locally and internationally, in alignment with the vision and plans of the Government of Dubai.

    A 40-year veteran in the Oil & Gas industry; H.E Al Falasi has been instrumental in the evolution of ENOC to become a reputable and leading integrated energy player. He plays a key role in driving ENOC’s sustainable operations by nurturing an organizational culture that adopts clean energy in power generation and efficient utilization of assets across the Group’s operational units.

    In 2019, H.E. Al Falasi received the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ at the inaugural Middle East Energy Awards for his immense contributions to the energy sector. He also received an honorary degree of Doctor of Engineering by Heriot-Watt University in Dubai as a recognition to his four decades of significant contribution to the energy industry in the region.

    dave-ernsberger_100.jpgDave Ernsberger,
    Head of Market Reporting & Trading Solutions, S&P Global Commodity Insights

    Dave Ernsberger is Head of Market Reporting and Trading Solutions at S&P Global Commodity Insights. Based in London, he is responsible for managing Platts commodity price benchmarks worldwide, including market reporting, news coverage and exchange relationships, from well-established markets like oil and gas through to emerging market environments like new Energy Transition commodities and recycled materials.

    Dave has served in a variety of roles at Platts, including Head of Oil Content; Editorial Director for Asia (based in Singapore), and Houston Bureau Chief. He joined Platts in 1996 as a metals reporter in London, and launched coverage of Europe’s then-deregulating gas and electricity markets in 1999.

    MPGC 2024 Advisory Committee members:

    Hesham Ali Mustafa.pngHesham Ali Mustafa,
    Managing Director-Shared Services Centre, Group HR and NBD, Emirates National Oil Company Limited (ENOC) LLC

    Hesham Ali Mustafa is Managing Director of Shared Services Centre, Group HR & New Business Development (SSC, GHR & NBD) at ENOC Group. He is responsible for running the Group’s core multi-functional segment through strategic management and operational development, delivering significant value to the organization through skilled governance, service excellence and cost optimization measures, while generating revenue through international business expansion through the Group’s New Business Development role.

    Hesham has over 20 years’ experience in the energy sector. He joined ENOC Group in 2001 as Project Manager for ENOC’s refinery in Jebel Ali, then went on to manage ENOC’s gas business (EMGAS) & international business development, before his current appointment.

    He is also spearheading ENOC’s digital transformation strategy through ‘Next’, ENOC’s accelerator program, designed to unlock growth opportunities and tackle challenges in the energy sector through building new digital ventures for business-to-business and consumer categories.

    Fereidun Fesharaki.jpgDr. Fereidun Fesharaki,
    Chairman, FGE

    Dr. Fereidun Fesharaki is the Founder and Chairman of FGE. His work is well- recognized worldwide for pioneering oil and gas market analysis and studies of the Asia Pacific/Middle East energy markets since the early 1980s. He was elected a member of the Council on Foreign Relations in New York and the International Advisory Board of ENEOS Holdings. He was the 1993 President of the International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE). In 1995, he was elected a Senior Fellow of the US Association for Energy Economics for distinguished services in the field of energy economics. He received the Outstanding Contributions to the IAEE Award in 2012.

    Dr. Fesharaki is the recipient of the 2016 Adelman-Frankel Award from the US Association for Energy Economics (USAEE) for his unique and innovative contribution to the field of energy economics. He has been appointed to the National Petroleum Council beginning in 2008 and most recently re-appointed by the US Secretary of Energy, Dan Brouillette in April 2020.

    John Roper.JPGJohn Roper,
    CEO Middle East,  Uniper Global Commodities SE

    John Roper is CEO Middle East, at Uniper Global Commodities SE’s, where he is responsible for furthering the development of Uniper’s commodities and corporate portfolio in the Middle East. He is an Energy Executive with 40 years’ experience in the energy industry working for independent energy and utility companies. He has spent the last 30 years in Regional Company Management and Business Development focused on the Middle East where he has a proven track record of delivering material projects. He has held several senior positions in the International Upstream, Trading, LNG and Hydrogen businesses. John has served as a Non-Executive Director, Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and Member of the Audit and Risk Committees of Caithness Petroleum PLC, a private Oil and Gas company in the UK and has served as a member of the Board of Directors of other offshore companies in the Middle East, North Africa and the Caspian.

    Renu Sharma,
    GM Middle East JV’s and Aviation & Country Chair – UAE, Chevron

    Renu Sharma is responsible for the International Products joint ventures and aviation business in the Middle East. She has 27 years of experience in a variety of roles of increasing responsibilities in Chevron. Over the course of her career, she steadily progressed through a series of downstream roles ranging from Marine Fuels, Supply and Trading, and managing the defense fuel and storage requirements globally outside the US. Between 2011 and 2017, Renu was based in Singapore, Chevron’s headquarters for the Downstream & Chemicals business operations in Asia Pacific. While in Singapore, Renu held the roles of Advisor to the President of International Products and General Manager of Special Projects and Joint Venture Board governance.

    In 2019, Renu was recognized as the first female country chair in Chevron in the middle east. In 2022, Renu was honored as one of Middle East’s most inspirational women in leadership.

    Lyn Tattum.jpgLyn Tattum,
    VP & Head of Events, Training & Media, S&P Global Commodity Insights

    Lyn Tattum is Vice President, Head of Events, Training, and Media, at S&P Global Commodity Insights and Publisher of Chemical Week. Lyn’s early career was as a journalist, publisher, writer, and interviewer in the global chemical Industry. She is well known within the international chemical and plastics industry, interviewing CEOs, chairing conferences and roundtables, and regularly attending global industry events, where she has pioneered discussions on Sustainability, ESG and Diversity.

    Lyn recently launched The Chemical Leadership Circle to connect industry CEOs worldwide with critical information, providing an opportunity to network, raise awareness of key issues, and exchange ideas at a time of critical global change in economy, politics, society and business.

    MPGC 2024 Confirmed Speakers

    H.E. Suhail Mohamed Al Mazrouei  Image.jpegHis Excellency Suhail Al Mazrouei,
    Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, United Arab Emirates

    Biography coming soon.

    Saif Al Falasi_NEW.jpgAhmed Alebri,
    CEO, ADNOC Gas

    Biography coming soon.

    Daniel Evans SPG CI.jpgDaniel Evans,
    VP, Global Head Fuels & Refining, S&P Global Commodity Insights

    Biography coming soon.

    Ayed Al Qahtani.jpgDr Ayed Al Qahtani,
    Director of Research, OPEC

    Biography coming soon.

    Gary Ross.jpgGary Ross,
    Chief Executive Officer, Blackrock Gold Investors

    Biography coming soon.

    dave-ernsberger_100.jpgGauri Singh,
    Deputy Director General, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

    Biography coming soon.

    Jim Burkhard, Vice President, Research, S&P Global Commodity Insights.jpgJim Burkhard,
    Global Head Crude Oil & Mobility Research, S&P Global Commodity Insights

    Biography coming soon.

    Kieran Gallagher.pngKieran Gallagher,
    Managing Director, Vitol Bahrain

    Biography coming soon.

    Michael Stoppard 150.jpgMichael Stoppard,
    Global Gas Strategy Lead, S&P Global Commodity Insights

    Biography coming soon.

    Patrick Dugas.jfifPatrick Dugas,
    Vice President, LNG Trading, TotalEnergies Gas & Power

    Biography coming soon.

    Sophie Byron, Global Director, Biofuels Pricing, S&P Global Commodity Insights.jpgSophie Byron,
    Global Director, Biofuels Pricing, S&P Global Commodity Insights

    Biography coming soon.



    MPGC 2024 Media Partners

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    Download our event sponsorship prospectus for 2024 and reach out to learn more about our events.

    Contact us to start a conversation about your goals and how you can lead the pack as an event sponsor:

    Sheryl Tan,
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    Cancellation policy

    If you're not able to attend or send a colleague in your place, we accept cancellations and provide refunds if received in writing to [email protected] at least 30 days before the event. In the event of non-attendance, the full invoice fee will be payable.

    Sponsorship opportunities

    We offer a variety of standard and tailor-made sponsorship opportunities to fit your marketing and business-to-business needs—and your budget. Please reach out directly to the Business Development Manager for this event:

    Sheryl Tan

    Phone: +65 8498 8599

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    Speaking opportunities

    We're always looking for the best voices in the industry to share their experience and perspective on opportunities, challenges, and trends. Please reach out directly to the Conference Producer to discuss availability and suitability:

    Fatma Tong

    Phone: +65 8163 8137

    Email: [email protected]

    Press passes

    We allow accredited media writing on behalf of major industry publications to cover the event at no charge. Please reach out to the contact below for press pass approval.

    Charlotte Hawkes Parker

    Phone: +44 (0)7790 950291

    Email: [email protected]

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