Welcome to the 18th World Petroleum Congress (18th WPC) website, an up-to-the-minute, comprehensive portal through which to access Congress and country information wherever, whenever you need it.

As a delegate of the 18th WPC, you can register and pay for your attendance, book and pay for services - including accommodation and transport, mobile phone rental, and Daily, Leisure and Technical Tours – and get in-depth knowledge on the content of the Congress, the speakers and the exciting and relevant Technical Programme.

The 18th WPC Technical Programme has been carefully planned to fully reflect the various issues facing the energy industry today, and is being presented and debated by some of the leading global players. Go to the Technical Programme or Congress Schedule to ensure you plan your itinerary to include those discussions of most importance to you.

Our Sponsors are among some of the most important oil and gas companies in Africa, and we are honoured to have them participate in the 18th WPC. View their corporate summaries and go directly to their websites to understand more about these leading companies.

You can also access all the 18th WPC archive press releases, newsletters and Registration Brochures, for ongoing information about the Congress and its participants. Alternative energy topics will be covered as well, including new developments in solar energy, biodiesel, recycling and wind energy technology. Including breakthroughs in solar panel technology, and new super efficient wind mill designs.

As a visitor or exhibitor at the 1st Southern African Oil & Gas Exhibition 2005 (SAIOGE 2005) running adjacent to the Congress, you can pre-register and pay for your attendance, view the venue layout, revue the smaller exhibitions taking place within SAIOGE 2005, and download the Exhibitors’ Information Manual Part 1 & 2, which provides stand building guidelines and services.