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Minister to open Australasian Oil & Gas Exhibition & Conference (AOG)

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Western Australia’s Minister for Mines and Petroleum, Norman Moore, will join movers and shakers from the global oil and gas industry in Perth for the opening of the Australasian Oil & Gas Exhibition & Conference (AOG).

Organisers of the event, Diversified Exhibitions , announced that Minister Moore will cut the ribbon to the event at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre on February 23, kicking off three days of activity showcasing the latest innovations, challenges and solutions connected with oil and gas exploration, production and transportation.

“AOG 2011 promises to be the biggest oil and gas exhibition ever staged in Australia, with more than 450 exhibitors from some 22 countries taking part, and we are delighted to have the Minister join us for the official opening,” says Event Director, Bill Hare.

Minister Moore will address the crowd at the Australasian Oil & Gas Exhibition & Conference 2011 (AOG) prior to cutting the ribbon. He will also take a tour of the exhibition floor.

Occupying all six pavilions at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, the Australasian Oil & Gas Exhibition & Conference (AOG) will feature such industry heavyweights as:

  • Woodside
  • ConocoPhillips
  • Technip
  • Mermaid Marine
  • FMC Technologies
  • Aker Solutions
  • Clough Helix
  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Cameron
  • DOF Subsea; and
  • Subsea 7.
Floorspace at the event has increased a further 20% on 2010 and will house international pavillions featuring oil and gas leaders from the UK, Norway, China, Italy and Holland, as well as dedicated feature zones focusing on key areas of the industry, including:
  • subsea technology
  • drilling and downhole technology
  • education
  • research and training
  • innovation and health
  • safety and the environment.
“AOG continues to grow in terms of exhibitor numbers and exhibitor caliber and, with this year’s attendance list reading like a who’s who of the oil and gas world, we expect some serious business to take place onsite over the three days,” says Hare.

The opening day of the Australasian Oil & Gas Exhibition & Conference 2011 (AOG) will also include the first topical sessions of the AOG Conference and Subsea Australasia Conference and conclude with the AOG Opening Party, sponsored by Aker Solutions.
The opening ceremony, with Minister Norman Moore, will take place at 10.45am on Wednesday February 23.

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