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Houston - 2018

Houston, as home to major US energy firms in every segment and as place where energy has been the primary factor in its economy since oil was first discovered in the region in 1901, hosted the 2018 edition of the WLPGA Forum.

The Hilton Americas – Houston, located in Houston’s bustling downtown area, offered participants the unbeatable combination of the best location in the city plus quick and easy access any type of entertainment imaginable.

Venue in Houston

Programme-wise, this was another exciting edition. It kicked off with 11th Global Technology Conference on the first day. This was followed by a sequence of keynotes and roundtables by high profile speakers and chairs. The opening speech was addressed by Glenn Hegar, Comptroller of the State of Texas.

Other sessions included: Powerplay workshops, LPG for Development, WINLPG Knowledge Exchange and a AIGLP working lunch.The exhibition and Exceptional Energy Stage were the central pivot for business and networking.

The Targa’s terminal site visit was highly attended too.  

1,400

Participants

76

Countries represented

88

Exhibiting companies

Last but not least

In the programme: the social events.  Quintessentially “local”, the Members’ Dinner was held in Petroleum Club, an exclusive and private social club located on the 35th Floor of the Total Plaza in downtown Houston, and the Gala Dinner at the George Ranch Historical Park, a unique evening to enjoy the sights, smells, sounds and tastes of historical Texas on a 23,000 acre working ranch.

Facts & Figures from the World LPG Forum 2018