World Petroleum Council picks Houston as 2020 World Petroleum Congress host city – Houston Business Journal

Delegates of the World Petroleum Council selected Houston to host the 2020 World Petroleum Congress, which is held every three years and is expected to draw more than 10,000 attendees.Houston last hosted the event in 1987, and the city unsuccessfully bid for the 2014 and 2017 events, which went to Moscow and Istanbul, respectively. This time, Houston was competing against Vancouver for the event, which is expected to create an economic impact of between $60 million and $80 million.

Source: World Petroleum Council picks Houston as 2020 World Petroleum Congress host city – Houston Business Journal

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