WPC Canada Celebrates 70 years as a member of the World Petroleum Council
The Canadian Chapter of the World Petroleum Council is over 70 years old!! Joining the WPC
organization in 1950, Canada has been a very active member and promoting the petroleum
industry both home and abroad. WPC Canada is the Canadian National Committee of the
World Petroleum Council (WPC), a non-political, Non-Governmental Organization accredited by
the United Nations.
We are a premiere network of energy professionals, with a membership that includes more
than 60 representatives of the Canadian oil and gas industry from the private, public and
WPC Canada helps our members stay connected and informed about the oil and gas industry
worldwide, primarily by organizing the Canadian presence at the tri-annual World Petroleum
Congress. This event is a forum for debating key industry issues, sharing best practices, and
reaching out to key stakeholders.
Of special significance is our planning for the 24th World petroleum congress to be held in
Calgary, Alberta, in the fall of 2023. Our planning is well underway in preparation to host this
huge event – often billed the ‘Olympics of Oil & Gas shows’ with a worldwide attendance of
We appreciate all the support of our industry partners that help keep our organization vibrant
and supporting the industry. We are also grateful to the city of Calgary, The Province of Alberta
and Canadian Federal Government for their on-going support of our organization and our
preparation for the World Petroleum Congress in 2023!