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India Energy Week 2024: ONGC IPSHEM Goa Gears Up as Global Epicenter in February

New Delhi:22 December 2023: The vibrant state of Goa is poised to host the prestigious second edition of India Energy Week (IEW) from 6 to 9 February 2024, turning it into the epicentre of global energy discussions. The event, held at the ONGC Institute of Petroleum Safety, Health, and Environment Management (IPSHEM) in the southern part of the state, is expected to attract over 35,000 participants from more than 100 countries.

Building on the success of its inaugural edition, inaugurated by Hon’ble Prime Minister Narendra Modi, IEW 2023 received widespread acclaim for showcasing India’s resilience in the energy sector. Drawing nearly 37,000 attendees from 149 countries, featuring 326 companies in exhibitions, and hosting 315 speakers in over 80 conference sessions, the grand-scale event set the stage for the upcoming IEW 2024.

Organized by the Federation of Indian Petroleum Industry (FIPI) under the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Government of India, IEW 2024 is positioned as a catalyst for meaningful discussions, knowledge exchange, and collaboration among industry experts, policymakers, academia, and entrepreneurs.

Poised to be a global powerhouse event, IEW 2024 anticipates a turnout exceeding 35,000 participants, with representation from 100+ countries. Featuring over 350 exhibitors, 400 speakers, and 4,000 delegates, the conference will delve into diverse themes during ministerial, leadership, technical sessions, and roundtable discussions. Critical topics such as energy transition, the development of a future-ready energy stack, the significance of alternate fuels, and the profound impact of localization, regionalization, and globalization on energy-related industrialization will be explored.

Goa’s administration, in collaboration with the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, is actively ensuring the event’s seamless execution and environmental responsibility. In an effort to reduce the carbon footprint, 40 electric buses will be deployed, waste disposal locations identified, and additional traffic police personnel will facilitate local commuting, reflecting a commitment to eco-friendly practices.

FIPI’s Director General, Gurmeet Singh, emphasized, “The spotlight at IEW 2024 will demonstrate India’s intricate energy landscape, characterized by a diverse energy mix, rapid growth in renewable energy, and challenges related to energy access, urbanization, and economic development, all within the context of addressing climate change.”

Executive Director & Head of ONGC IPSHEM, Sanjeev Singhal, added, “IEW will also provide a tremendous increase in tourist footfalls, with over 35,000 people visiting the beautiful state of Goa. We are working closely with the Government of Goa, which is extending cooperation for world-class infrastructure support, traffic management, among other things.”

Director General of the Press Information Bureau (PIB), Rajeev Jain, highlighted, “IEW 2024 builds on the first edition, inaugurated by Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, underscoring unprecedented possibilities in India’s energy sector. This time, we will ensure that the event fosters partnerships, drives innovation, and explores solutions propelling India’s energy sector into a sustainable and vibrant future.”

India Energy Week, 2024 promises to be a global stage showcasing India’s leadership in addressing the dual challenges of energy security and energy transition, providing a template for a prosperous and sustainable world.

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