Hangzhou, October 13 (Xiang Jing) How will the global oil and gas industry recover structurally under the COVID-19 pandemic? What are the opportunities and challenges facing the global petrochemical industry under the background of “double carbon”? How does financial reform boost the high-quality development of oil and gas industry? These issues will be discussed one by one.
On October 13, the press conference of the construction of China (Zhejiang) Pilot Free Trade Zone (hereinafter referred to as zhejiang Free Trade Zone) and the 4th World Oil Merchants Conference was held in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province. The 4th World Oil Merchants Conference and commodity Investment and Trade Promotion Month officially kicked off on the day. Among them, the fourth World Oil Merchants Conference will be held in Zhoushan, Zhejiang province on November 10, with the theme of “Discussing oil and gas sharing Opportunities and Seeking Common Development — Innovation and Transformation of the global oil and gas Industry”. Experts and entrepreneurs related to the whole global oil and gas industry chain will attend online and offline meetings to explore the future of the oil and gas industry.
Zhejiang is located in the southeast coast of China, the southern wing of the Yangtze River Delta, with the advantage of connecting rivers and the sea. On April 1, 2017, Zhejiang Free Trade Zone was officially established, which has initially formed a trillion-level oil and gas industry pattern.
As a “rising star” in the international oil and gas industry, In order to promote the construction of Zhejiang FREE Trade Zone and the whole global oil and gas industry chain, Zhejiang Free Trade Zone has held the World Oil Merchants Conference for three consecutive years. A large number of leading enterprises in the international oil and gas field have come here for investigation, negotiation and investment cooperation, and the “spillover effect” of the conference has been constantly appearing.
Compared with the previous meeting, the fourth world conference on oil will change in the past a single form of meeting, and to explore online fusion commodity investment and trade promotion and oil and gas industry summit of high-end series of activities, including professional BBS, results published, investment promotion, project contract and so on, activities from now on will continue to November 10.
What is noteworthy is that the conference innovated the format of “one-week theme”, including the theme of financial reform, the theme of bulk commodity storage and transportation base, the theme of high-quality development of petrochemical industry, as well as the theme of international oil and gas trade and integrated maritime services. Centering on the above theme, seven professional forums will be held during the event, including “Financial Reform and Current Cooperation to boost the development of oil and Gas Industry”, “The Road to high-quality development of petrochemical Industry under the Dual-cycle Pattern”, “Opportunities and challenges for the development of oil and gas industry under carbon neutrality and peak carbon”.
2021 marks the 4th anniversary of Zhejiang Free Trade Zone listing and the 1st anniversary of empowerment and expansion. Related person in charge of Zhoushan Management Committee of Zhejiang Free Trade Zone introduced that this year is a key year for the construction of the whole oil and gas industry chain of Zhejiang free trade Zone. A number of major projects such as Zhejiang Petrochemical 40 million tons of refining and chemical integration project phase II, Xinao LNG Phase II, Sinopec Liuheng LNG and Zhejiang Energy Liuheng LNG have been put into production or started.
In order to promote the achievements of the conference, the fourth World Oil Merchants Conference increased the industry promotion efforts. For example, we will organize and carry out activities for global multinational chemical enterprises to enter the free trade Zone, hold special investment promotion meetings and a series of small-scale online and offline investment promotion activities, aiming to build Zhejiang Free Trade Zone into a platform for the global oil and gas industry to share opportunities and seek common development.
In addition to richer content and broader coverage, the current session of the CONGRESS has also become more diversified. It is understood that the fourth World Oil Merchants Conference will innovate the interactive video format, and all the keynote speeches and interactive exchanges of professional forums will be live broadcast through the network platform. At the same time, online participants will speak in real time via video and interact with keynote speakers and industry experts.
Related person in charge of Zhoushan Management Committee of Zhejiang Free Trade Zone said that after the closing of this activity, the local will also explore and improve the network exchange platform of the World Oil Merchants Conference, carry out regular industry exchanges, and strive to hold a “never ending” world oil merchants conference.
At the press conference, 12 reform and innovation achievements in the oil and gas field since the launch of Zhejiang Free Trade Zone were also released, including relaxing investment access in private refining and chemical industry, reforming the market of first trial oil products trade, and taking the lead in building diversified competition pattern of bonded Marine fuel oil.
It is reported that the fourth World Oil Merchants Conference and commodity investment and trade promotion month activities sponsored by the People’s Government of Zhejiang Province, by China (Zhejiang) Pilot Free Trade Zone work leading group office, China (Zhejiang) Pilot Free Trade Zone Zhoushan management Committee. (after)