PETEX Fringe Events Programme


Alongside the main technical sessions, we have an exciting programme of fringe events at PETEX 2021 for you to get involved with! To book your place on any of the fringe events, simply register for PETEX for the day/s of the fringe event(s) you plan to attend. All registrations will include full access to the PETEX Conference and Exhibition as well!

Here’s what we’ve got lined up for you…


Tuesday 23rd & Wednesday 24th November | Days 1 & 2

This is the perfect opportunity to hear from the PESGB Special Interest Groups (SIG) and Regional Branches (RB) and find out more about their specific topic focus and upcoming activities. Our SIGs and RBs will give individual presentations and you’ll also have the chance to speak with fellow professionals who share your areas of interest!



Wednesday 24th November | Day 2

PROSPEX at PETEX will open with the UK Exploration Forum breakfast meeting from 08:00 – 10:00. This will be a fantastic opportunity to network with other explorers active in the UK, as well as join discussions on future opportunities and challenges for the industry.

To attend this meeting, please choose a ‘UK Exploration Forum’ ticket during the booking process. This is a single day ticket and will include access to the 1st day of PROSPEX presentations, along with access to the PETEX exhibition and presentations.

Please note: due to limited capacity, you must pre-book your place on the UK Exploration Forum.


Wednesday 24th & Thursday 25th November | Days 2 & 3

We are very happy to announce that PROSPEX is coming to PETEX! Over 2-days, you’ll hear from companies and agencies who have exciting prospects and investment opportunities to share, both in the UK and internationally. There will also be a keynote talk from Oil & Gas Authority, as well as presentations on success stories and future energy opportunities. Head to the exhibition floor to view poster presentations and interact with company representatives.

Take a look at the PROSPEX 2021 Programme here.


Thursday 25th November | Day 3

For the first time, we will be hosting an Africa Live Event at PETEX! There is a full oral presentation programme showcasing abstracts with topics that span across the regions of Africa. You’ll hear some fantastic collaborations with Universities, as well as talks from Eco Atlantic Oil and Gas, Schlumberger, Egypt, and other key players on the continent.

To find out more about this event including the technical programme, please visit:


Thank you to our Technical Programme Sponsor:



Thursday 25th November | Day 3

The oil and gas industry is facing unprecedented change with the commitment to transition to net zero by 2050. Digital transformation will be key to delivering this change by streamlining access to knowledge and sharing it effectively between explorers, regulators and service companies.

Join us for Session 3 of this three part series with face-to-face round table discussions at PETEX. Join the conversation about business drivers and challenges of delivering digital transformation. You’ll also get the chance to see solutions in action during special demo talks given by key industry influencers.

Interested in attending the full series, head to for more information on what you can expect and to book your place. The first 2 online session are FREE to PESGB Members!


This event series is organised in collaboration with:



Thursday 25th November | Day 3

If you’re a Young Professional (YP) or Student looking for a pressure-free space to make connections and expand your network – this event is for you! As part of the Africa Live Event, there will be a dedicated session for YPs to meet industry reps who will be available to chat and answer any questions you may have on the industry, careers or their individual experiences. Our representatives are from different corners of the industry and have a range of experience across the E&P sector!

Scheduled during the break times during Day 3 of PETEX, the space will be open all, welcoming anyone for a chat in a relaxed atmosphere. Find out more about this networking opportunity at:


This event is kindly sponsored by:


Register for PETEX and please keep checking back on this page for more news and updates on our Fringe Events Programme.