(EnergyAsia, May 28, Wednesday) — The ‘Caspian Oil and Gas 2009 Exhibition and Conference’ will be held at the Baku Sport and Exhibition Centre in Azerbaijan.

Over the last century and a half, the world has taken a steady interest in Azerbaijan’s energy resources which have attracted much attention from Europe, America and Asia. More than a billion tonne of Azeri crude oil have been exported to other countries.

The Caspian Oil and Gas conference will provide participants with an opportunity to learn about the latest developments in the region’s oil and gas sector.

The event will cover the potential and challenges of exploration and production in the Caspian Sea region, diversification of energy supplies to Europe, and the feasibility of a southern gas corridor to Europe as well as a review of the investment climate in Azerbaijan.

Speakers at the conference include Detlef Dauke (Germany’s Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology), Elshad Nasirov (SOCAR), Novruz Guliyev (Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources), Rune Bjornson (StatoilHydro), Gregory Mattson (BP Azerbaijan SPU), Reinhard Mitschek (Nabucco Gas Pipeline International), Jeremy Ellis (RWE Supply & Trading), Neil McGugan (Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ), James E. Hogan (Salans Limited), Uwe H. Fip (E.ON Ruhrgas), Robert Klein (Trans Adriatic Pipeline Project), Markus Bronkhof (EGL Group), and Michael Peisser (OMV Gas & Power).

The ‘Caspian Oil and Gas 2009 Exhibition and Conference’ is organised by ITE. For more information on this event, please contact Admin@EnergyAsia.com.