Submissions for the 28th World Gas Conference (WGC2022) Call for Papers extended to 28 January 2022
Sep 29, 2021

London/Daegu, September 28, 2021: The WGC2022 National Organizing Committee has taken the decision to extend the Call for Papers deadline for the 28th World Gas Conference (WGC2022) from 27 September 2021 to 28 January 2022.

Thank you to all the authors who have already submitted their Abstract for consideration. Thus far, WGC2022 has received hundreds of submissions from over 25 countries. Having taken into consideration the industry’s feedback, the extended date will ensure everyone who wants to submit an Abstract for the Call for Papers can now do so.

“WGC2022 is dedicated to ensuring everyone be part of shaping a modern energy agenda. The energy industry is facing new opportunities and challenges every day and by extending the Call for Papers deadline to January 2022, the entire global industry will have the opportunity to present the most up-to-date research and case studies.” said Bong Kyu Park, Co-Chairman of the National Organizing Committee for WGC2022. “We encourage you to send in your Abstract to showcase your insights, ground-breaking and innovative projects and advance the role of natural gas in the sustainable future.”

The Call for Papers will provide an opportunity for industry experts worldwide to be part of the four-day conference program and showcase their expertise on a vast range of topics under the event theme A Sustainable Future - Powered by Gas.

Held under the patronage of the International Gas Union (IGU), WGC2022 continues to thrive with tremendous support from the Korean Government, and the Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea, Kim Boo-kyum, confirmed as the Honorary Chairman. The conference and exhibition are endorsed by the Daegu Metropolitan City, and the National Organizing Committee, and are hosted by the Korea Gas Union and host partner KOGAS.

The WGC2022 program has already confirmed over 50 distinguished gas and energy industry leaders as speakers in the Plenary and Current Debates program, which will undertake the debate on the critical issues facing the industry today. Speakers will discuss the need to meet the increasing global energy demand by improving accessibility, availability and affordability while tackling net-zero emissions targets and reshaping the trajectory for energy transition.

The latest confirmed top industry experts include Hamed Al Naamany, CEO of Oman LNG, Mark S. Brownstein, Senior Vice President, Energy at Environmental Defense Fund, Manoj Jain, Chairman and Managing Director of GAIL India, Francesco La Camera, Director-General of IRENA and Prof. Dr Klaus-Dieter Maubach, CEO of Uniper.

The Call for Papers is open to everyone and there is no charge to submit. For the full list of Call for Paper topics, please visit here and for any enquiries or clarifications please email the WGC2022 Team at

Notes to Editor

About WGC2022
The World Gas Conference, conducted by the International Gas Union (IGU) since 1931, is the world’s largest and most important global gas industry event where thousands of industrial and political leaders, gas executives, specialists and exhibitors gather together every three years.

The 28th World Gas Conference (WGC2022) takes place in Daegu, the energy city of Korea and home to the headquarters of KOGAS, in May 2022. Hosted by the Korea Gas Union, the event's core aim is to promote the role of natural gas in a sustainable future. WGC2022 is underpinned by a wealth of supporting organisations and corporations in Korea including host partner KOGAS, the Central and Local Government, and a National Organising Committee made up of 50 global institutions. From 23-27 May 2022 Daegu, Korea will host 12,000 attendees and 350 exhibitors representing 500 companies from more than 90 countries.

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About the Owners and Hosts of WGC2022

International Gas Union (IGU)
The International Gas Union (IGU) was founded in 1931 and is a worldwide non-profit organisation. The members of the IGU are associations and corporations which represent over 95% of the global gas

Host Association - Korea Gas Union
The Korea Gas Union (KGU) was founded in 1985 to promote the development of the natural gas industry in Korea and to cooperate with energy related international organisations include the IGU. KGU now represents more than 60 gas-related member companies in Korea.

Host Partner – Korea Gas Corporation (KOGAS)
KOGAS was founded in 1983 and has grown to become the world's largest LNG importer. As the nation's sole LNG provider, the Corporation is fully committed to providing clean, safe and convenient energy to the people of Korea. In keeping with this mission, KOGAS currently operates five LNG terminals and a nationwide pipeline network spanning over 4,945km in order to ensure stable supply for the nation.

Julia Blundell
Media Partnerships / Marketing & PR, WGC2022
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