RIO OIL & GAS 2016

The leading oil and gas event in Latin America is organized every two years by the Brazilian Petroleum, Gas and Biofuels Institute (IBP). This year’s edition explored a brand new cross-platform format, with updated program and content for the exhibition, conference and parallel events.

 

WHEN

24-27 OCTOBER, 2016

EXHIBITION: 12h -20h

CONFERENCE: 9h -18h30

 

WHERE

RIOCENTRO BUSINESS CONVENTION

SALVADOR ALLENDE, 6555

BARRA DA TIJUCA – RIO DE JANEIRO – RJ- Brazil

 

LANGUAGE

Portuguese and English, with simultaneous translation

 

 

LAST EDITION FIGURES:

22

COUNTRIES

34,200

VISITORS

3,920

DELEGATES

540

EXHIBITORS

CONFERENCE

The motto chosen for Rio Oil & Gas this year was “Pathways to a Competitive Oil Industry”. The debates provided in the technical program covered Upstream, Downstream, Gas and Energy, Governance, Sustainability, SMS, Compliance and Geopolitics.

 

AUTHOR’S AREA

Click here and check out the list of approved papers. Learn more on the agenda of digital and oral presentations.

AWARDS

Learn more about Honorable Mentions
and other IBP’s Awards

Parallel Events

Besides the Conference, the WPC Future Leaders Forum and the Asphalt Meeting, Rio Oil & Gas promoted parallel events in which key issues for the industry were discussed: Compliance, Knowledge, Engineering, Onshore, Sustainability and Technology.

  • YOUNG LEADERS GLOBAL MEETING

    24-27 OCT
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  • ENCONTRO DE ASFALTO

    26-27 OCT
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  • PARALLEL EVENTS

    TOPICS IN DISCUSSION
    Debates and presentations on topics and industry’s areas inside the exhibition

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Agenda

Browse the conference technical program, find out the themes for each day of time and set up your grid for the event. Over 100 hundred distinguished speakers are confirmed, more than 700 technical papers selected. Discover also the parallel events highlight.

  • Get updated on new trends according to industry's experts and leaders

  • Be part of debates on specific issues of your area

  • Check out IBP’s awarded initiatives and celebrities

Speakers

The 18th edition of Rio Oil & Gas gathered over 100 speakers from 22 countries around the world, promoting relevant debates in the oil and gas industry. Check out:

Alexandre Szklo

Alexandre Szklo

Associate Professor of the Energy Planning Program

Company:

COPPE/UFRJ

Chemical Engineer graduated by UFRJ Chemistry School and with a Doctor Degree from COPPE/UFRJ. He wrote several books and 84 articles in scientific journals. Szklo advised 85 doctoral dissertations and master's theses on energy efficiency issues, energy sources, cogeneration, biofuels, oil refining and oil and oil products market. In the last five years, he was granted twice with Giulio Academic Merit Massarani award by the Institute Alberto Luiz Coimbra of Graduate Studies and Research in Engineering (COPPE / UFRJ) to their teachers.

Claudius O. Sokenu

Claudius O. Sokenu

Partner

Company:

Shearman and Sterling

He is a former federal regulator with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Now, his practice focuses on representing financial institutions, public and private companies, accounting firms, and their boards of directors, audit committees, directors, officers, and employees in domestic and international securities enforcement actions and litigations, white collar criminal defense, derivative actions, internal investigations, congressional investigations, complex commercial litigation in state and federal courts, and crisis management. Claudius has extensive experience in handling delicate high-profile matters that require concurrent representation in the civil, criminal, and political spheres.

Fernando Borges

Fernando Borges

E&P General Manager for Libra

Company:

Petrobras

He has been in Petrobras for over 33 years, working in the Exploration and Production area. During his career, Fernando held several management positions, including Reservoir Manager in Campos and Sergipe-Alagoas Basins, E&P-SUL Business Unit General Manager, E&P Production Engineering General Manager, Mexilhão Gas field Project Manager and Petrobras Bolivia E&P Director. He got a bachelor degree on Civil Engineering from the Federal University of Uberlandia and also has an Executive MBA from Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ).

Felipe Perez

Felipe Perez

Geomarket Executive for Latin America

Company:

KBC

He is responsible for business development and client management in the region. He has over 10 years of experience as consultant of Energy Efficiency. A specialist working in profit improvement projects, strategic energy reviews, and best practice implementation for the oil refining industry in various countries in Latin America. Felipe has a MSc in Refinery Design and Operations and Process Integration from the University of Manchester, England and a BSc. in Chemical Engineering from the University of São Paulo, Brazil.

Gordon Ballard

Gordon Ballard

Executive Director

Company:

IOGP

He joined the International Association of Oil & Gas Producers in January 2016, after spending more than 30 years working at Schlumberger, on four continents. He became the company’s UK chair in 2005. He has also served as chair of the UK’s Oil and Gas Industry Council and was co-chair of the industry trade association, Oil & Gas UK. The executive director remains chair of OPITO International, the upstream oil & gas skills organization. Gordon graduated from the University of Glasgow with a B.SC. Hons in Civil Engineering and holds a Masters in Petroleum Engineering from Heriot‐Watt University.