This event will be carried out both in traditional and online formats.
It aims to attract foreign investment to the energy sector of Turkmenistan and to develop and strengthen collaboration between the national energy companies of Turkmenistan and international partners.
The list of delegates includes representatives of international energy companies incl. CNPC, SOCAR, Petronas, ENI, Baker Hughes, Vitol, etc.
International energy organizations incl. OPEC, the IEA, DEWA will also attend.
The Forum’s sessions and panel discussions will also be attended by representatives of numerous international financial institutions, incl. The Asian Development Bank, The Islamic Development Bank, The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development, and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group.
Newly elected president of Turkmenistan, Serdar Berdimuhamedov will open the conference and deliver his welcome address.
The 1st session entitled «The role of Turkmenistan in ensuring regional energy security» will be hosted in Turkmenistan’s pavilion at the World Expo in Dubai.
The 2nd session will focus on the opportunities for new era energy investment projects.
Other key topics which will be covered during the session will include:
- increasing gas exports to China
- accelerating the construction of ‘Line D’ of the Turkmenistan/China gas pipeline
- gas as a transitional fuel
- the development of solar and wind energy
- hydrogen as a fuel of the future
Experts will discuss the role of IFIs in promoting clean energy, how financial institutions can support energy companies in achieving the Paris Agreement, as well as the COP 26 goals in order to limit global warming.
Reducing methane and CO2 emissions, and the reduction of flaring to meet net zero, will be covered in Session 4, which is entitled «Innovative technologies and know-how in the production of hydrocarbons and reducing associated gas emissions».
Forum’s last session will focus on international cooperation in refining and transportation of hydrocarbons, and will see presentations of the Chairman of the Turkmenhimiya, Turkmenbashi Complex of Oil Refineries, Topsoe and other experts.