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December 5, 2021 @ 8:00 am December 9, 2021 @ 5:00 pm CST

Returning to the United States for the first time in over 30 years, the 23rd World Petroleum Congress will transform Houston, Texas into the epicenter of the global energy debate from December 5-9, 2021.

Recognized as the energy capital of the world, the host city is home to more than 4,000 energy firms and a hub of technological innovation and entrepreneurship both within the energy sector and across aligned sectors.

Over the span of five days the Congress will gather together industry and government leaders from across the world to address all aspects of the industry from technological advances in upstream, midstream, and downstream operations to the role of natural gas and renewables, management of the industry and its social, economic, and environmental impact.To learn more visit


All attendees are encouraged to register online prior to attending the Congress. Once registered, delegates will receive a QR code that will be used to scan, print, and pick up their badges on the first floor outside of Hall D.

Onsite registration will be available on the first floor outside of Hall D.

Registration Hours

  • Friday, December 3, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, December 4, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, December 5, 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Monday, December 6 – Wednesday, December 8, 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Download the App

Download the app and begin creating your personal itinerary and receive access to Congress materials, including presentations and the exhibition floor. Click here to see the instructions on how to download.


In order to enter the 23rd WPC, all delegates will need to pass through a security screening and bag check location.


View the latest Congress Program to browse the Technical and Strategic Program schedule by session format, speakers, days, and topic. To view, click here.

Exhibition Map

Discover the various special features on the exhibition floor and view the international companies that will be exhibiting. To view the latest exhibition map, click here.

Information Kiosk

The information kiosk will be located on the first-floor lobby outside of Hall C.

First Aid

First Aid will be located on the first floor outside of Hall E.

Additional Rooms

  • Mother’s Room – 213
  • Men’s Prayer Room – 214
  • Women’s Prayer Room – 215

Explore Houston

Attendees looking to explore Houston beyond the Congress can find nearby entertainment, restaurants and more by clicking here.

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