ABOUT GEO 2020

The 14th Middle East Geosciences Conference & Exhibition

For 26 years, the GEO exhibition and conference has been at the forefront of petroleum geoscience.

GEO has fast become a next generation energy event, hosting major NOCs, IOCs, manufacturers, technology providers and service companies – all of whom play an active role in the global energy value chain.

Exhibition Weatherford stand
Conference audience

Conference

16 – 19 March 2020

The GEO conference is the Middle East’s pre-eminent event for presenting and learning about new developments, applications, geology, geophysics and for networking with community peers and industry experts.

2018 FACTS

200

technical papers

196

e-poster presentations

73

presenting companies

23

presenting countries

Exhibition

17 – 19 March 2020

The GEO exhibition is a world-class showcase of oil & gas exploration products and services, providing a dynamic technical and business exchange for thousands of industry professionals.

2018 FACTS

6,000

square metres

76

exhibiting companies

1

national group

19

exhibiting countries

Organisers

Exhibition

The GEO exhibition is organised by UBM AEM, which in June 2018 combined with Informa PLC to become a leading B2B information services group and the largest B2B Events organiser in the world.

Conference

The conference is coordinated by the world’s 3 largest professional geoscience associations – the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG), the European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE) and the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) – and is supported by regional membership chapters.

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Saudi Arabia - 2,556
Bahrain - 622
Kuwait - 177
UAE - 162
Oman - 79
Middle East others - 99
Europe - 154
Americas - 97
Far East - 50
Others - 54

Attendees

Our extensive experience and relationships with key players enable us to attract the most in influential attendees and senior decision makers. GEO 2020 takes place with full support from the region’s NOCs, who contribute to the success of the event through participation on the organising committee and send hundreds of highly qualified delegates.

1,349

conference delegates

2,168

exhibition visitors

4,050

total attendees

533

students & faculty

TESTIMONIALS

“A professionally organised conference with interesting topics presented by knowledgeable scientists.” – Schlumberger

“A very useful exhibition for networking and to advance ongoing business.” – Baker Hughes

“A good quality-oriented exhibition with a professional attitude.” – AMA International University

“A great opportunity to showcase your work in front of a large audience of like minded geologists focused on oil and energy topics in the Middle East.” – Halliburton