Over 19 energy ministers and political representatives from Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East will participate in Gastech 2022, this year from 5 to 8 September at Fieramilano Rho. This was announced by dmg events, which organizes the event now in its 50th edition.
High-level ministerial discussions will cover issues including a just energy transition for developing countries, the role of gas as a key transition fuel, and global energy security imperatives.
Hosted under the patronage of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of the Environment, Gastech 2022 is the largest integrated conference and exhibition in the world supporting the global natural gas, LNG, hydrogen and low-carbon solutions industries.
The “right” energy transition
Facing specific obstacles and challenges for policy makers in a transformed energy landscape, the lineup of ministers attending the event will be joined by over 4,000 delegates. These include CEOs, policy makers and innovators from across the gas value chain.
India, Egypt, Nigeria and Indonesia are among the main emerging countries with ministerial representation at Gastech 2022 in the four days of Milan. Representing the top two countries, Hardeep Singh Puri, Indian Minister of Oil and Natural Gas, and Tarek El Molla, Egypt’s Minister of Oil and Mineral Resources will participate in a panel discussion on the role of natural gas as a key bridge fuel in an energy wider mix.
The problem of gas shortages
Taking place just before COP27 in Egypt, Gastech 2022 https://www.gastechevent.com/ will be a vital platform for industry and key ministers to help define the net zero global agenda. It will also enable energy leaders to highlight the central role of natural gas, LNG, hydrogen and low-carbon solutions in achieving a “just” energy transition.
With Europe facing gas shortages, ministerial panels will also examine how the continent can address the critical challenges of decarbonisation and energy security.
Alexandra Sdoukou, Greek Secretary General for Energy and Mineral Resources, and Osama Mobarez, Secretary General of the East Mediterranean Gas Forum (EMGF) will analyze how gas reserves in the Eastern Mediterranean could unlock more gas supplies for the continent. In addition to accelerating the transition to a low-carbon energy mix.