Gary Jones, BP Regional President for Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey, will lead the BP delegation to OGT 2023, which will be held in Ashgabat on October 25-27. BP is a British multinational oil and gas company headquartered in London, UK. It is one of the largest oil and gas companies in the world in terms of revenue and profit. BP is a vertically integrated company operating in all areas of the oil and gas industry, including exploration and production, refining, distribution and marketing, power generation and trading. He is expected to speak at the OGT 2023 plenary session "The Role of Turkmenistan in the Future of Global Energy". To date, more than 160 delegates from 23 countries have confirmed their participation in the conference. The conference will also include a panel discussion of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) on the topic: “Carbon Capture and Sour Gas Reinjection”, where speeches are expected from SPE President Med Kemal, Imperial College Professor Paul Fennel, Gubkin Russian State University Professor Nadezhda Sheveleva, Technical Director and Chief Geologist of GaffneyCline Stephen Wright, as well as leading specialists from Baker Hughes, Dragon Oil and SC “Turkmengas”. International experts will share their experience with their Turkmen counterparts and outline ways to further strengthen cooperation in the field of environmental aspects of the development of hydrocarbon resources. The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) is a non-profit professional association whose members work in the development and production of energy resources. SPE brings together more than 143,000 members of the society from 147 countries, has regional offices in Dallas, London, Dubai, Kuala Lumpur, Calgary, Houston and Moscow. SPE is a recognized source of technical information in the field of oil and gas exploration and production, and provides its services through publications, conferences, technical seminars, forums and website. Members of the society are not only engineers, but all professionals working in the oil and gas industry. The mission of SPE is to collect, disseminate and exchange technical information and provide professionals with the opportunity to improve their professional skills and knowledge. As part of OGT-2023, it is also planned to launch a professional SPE section for specialists in the oil and gas industry, as well as the student chapter of Turkmenistan. More information can be found on the website.