The first edition of ‘Upstream Ahead – Oil & Gas Exploration & Production – Towards Vision 2050’ summit was conducted successfully on February 11-12, 2021, under the aegis of MoPNG and DGH. Hosted by ONGC, OIL, Cairn Oil & Gas(Vedanta Ltd.), and HOEC, the summit witnessed six Insight sessions, five Spotlight sessions, two High-Intensity Discussions with the Secretaries – MoPNG and MoEF&CC and two Special Interactive Sessions on Gender Diversity & Inclusion, and Youth in the Energy Sector.
The one-of-its-kind virtual summit hosted erudite and intellectual panels of more than 70 speakers from the Oil & Gas Industry. Nearly 40+ topics were presented by these best of the best speakers from across the globe, along with experts from Financial/Academic Institutions, Regulatory authorities & Central Ministries, Service providers, Consulting firms, and Institutions like NITI Aayog, World Energy Congress, MNRE, DPIIT, FICCI, etc. With registered participants reaching a grand number of 7,000 (+), the summit indeed has set a benchmark in many aspects. This is probably the first of its kind biggest summit for the Oil & Gas sector with a huge number of technocrats participating from the national/ international companies and other stakeholders.