The first edition of LATINVE&P Forum and Exposition was held in Cartagena city, on July10-13, 2012. The event aims at the promotion of investment opportunities in oil & gas exploration and production in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Participants, speakers and organizers expressed great satisfaction for the event´s quality, which gatheredmore than 80 leading industry companies among operators and suppliers of goods and services interested in the upstream business, promoting an ideal framework for networking and doing business.
At the forum participants were able to obtain a regional outlook of bidding rounds and other opportunities in E&P, as well as investment conditions and incentives directly from government agencies or state-owned oil companies. They also analyzed opportunities, strategies and solutions for upstream business development and the access to new hydrocarbon resources.
The Exposition allowed delegates to become aware of E&P business prospects, as well as sector critical resources and services. It represented a unique market place to seek for business partners or subcontractors and promotion at a regional level.
LATINVE&P is organized by the Regional Association of Oil, Gas and Biofuels Sector Companies in Latin America and the Caribbean (ARPEL). The 2012 edition of the event was co-organized with the National Hydrocarbons Agency (ANH) of Colombia, with the support of the Colombian Petroleum Association (ACP).