Petronor 2018 will be in Salvador – the energy sector is celebrating.
After a long nine-year fast, the international event Petronor will be held in Salvador-Ba. From the 18th to the 20th of July, the capital of Bahia will mark a place in history, hosting the VII Conference and Business Meeting of the Oil Sector of the North and Northeast of Brazil – Petronor 2018, in the auditorium of Senai Cimatec. the oil activity in the Northeast. Rio de Janeiro was always the apple of the eye when it came to the Oil, Gas and Energy market. However, taking advantage of a good scenario of changes, the Northeast has been regaining a prominent position. It is in this context that Bahia receives, from the 18th to the 20th of July,
PetroNor is an international event (it takes place every two years, is free, focuses on generating business and debating topics relevant to the sector), will be held by Sebrae, with execution by Austral) with a focus on opportunities for suppliers in the sector of oil and gas in the North and Northeast regions of Brazil, which addresses issues relevant to the exploration and production (upstream), transportation (midstream), refining (downstream) and petrochemical segments. PetroNor is made up of a Technical Conference and a Business Meeting.
PetroNor – event history
Salvador (2009), Aracaju (2010), Manaus (2011), Recife (2012), Mossoró (2013) and Natal (2016). The equivalent event in the S/SE region, PetroSul, has already been hosted in Niterói (2014) and Vitória (2017). PetroSul 2019 will be hosted in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul.
The event will bring together about 500 participants. Among them, there are six foreign delegations, coming from Canada, United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Colombia and Argentina. About 300 company representatives also participate. Business missions, startups, managers and directors of Sebrae units from ten Brazilian states will also be part of the audience.
Currently, Salvador is the second most important oil hub in Brazil. “It is essential to recognize this relevance of Bahia for the sector and bring business opportunities to the state. Petronor takes place in a scenario of optimism in the sector, and we believe that the event will further strengthen the Oil and Gas production chain, fostering the link between large and small companies", highlights the superintendent of Sebrae Bahia, Jorge Khoury, who recalls, also, the Bahian tradition in the sector, present from exploration to refining and import and export.
The complete schedule is available on the event's website: www.petronor.net.br. Among the highlights are the Gas and Oil forums (with simultaneous Portuguese-English translation), business roundtables and round tables. For the first time, the event will have a Forum and the Innovation Arena, which will present themes related to Industry 4.0, and the environment of connection between industry and startups. At the Arena, 35 projects will be presented, using technology applied to the sector to reduce costs and more efficient operations in exploration, production and refining activities.
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