Explore the diverse categories available for abstract submission, encompassing Industry Insights and 

Technology & Innovation Centre Sessions, where your expertise can contribute to shaping the discourse at WGC2025.


Industry Insights Technology & Innovation Centre

Industry Insight sessions feature valuable information, data and knowledge about the gas industry.

These insights are often used by businesses, policymakers, investors, and other stakeholders to make informed decisions, identify trends, and stay competitive.

Technology & Innovation Centre sessions feature new developments and advancements in various fields of technology that have the potential to bring about significant improvements in our daily lives, industries, and society.

These innovations often involve the application of scientific knowledge and creativity to create new products, processes, or systems.

Call for Abstract Themes

When submitting your abstracts, you'll find seven distinct themes to consider, each offering a 

unique perspective and opportunity to contribute to the conversation at WGC2025.

Theme 1 Supply, demand, market and prices


This theme seeks to unravel the intricate web of factors shaping the natural gas landscape, delving into the multifaceted dimensions of supply, demand, market dynamics, and pricing mechanisms. The theme invites contributions covering the interplay between technological advancements, environmental considerations, regulatory frameworks, and economic forces. Whether examining shifts in consumption patterns, analysing the impact of renewable energy integration, evaluating market structures, or forecasting price volatility, this theme offers a platform for scholars, policymakers, industry practitioners, and stakeholders to engage in critical dialogue and advance our understanding of the complex dynamics shaping the future of natural gas.


-Supply resilience

-Gas market reform and price mechanisms

-Impact of environmental policies on demand and pricing

-Continuous investment in the gas industry

-Development of regional trading platforms

-Other areas

Theme 2 Gas narratives under the new context


Gas, as a versatile and accessible energy source, holds significant potential to drive progress towards achieving the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). As the global landscape evolves, the narratives surrounding gas are undergoing a transformative reevaluation, marked by an emphasis on Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) principles, affordability, economic development, and the pivotal role of gas in achieving sustainability goals. Whether through clean energy initiatives, emissions reduction projects, or community empowerment efforts, gas has the power to transform lives, build resilience, and create shared prosperity. This theme will explore key areas shaping the new narrative around gas, exploring its multifaceted contributions in today's dynamic environment.


-Promoting the role of natural gas in a sustainable future

-Promoting new energy systems

-Challenges and successes in managing the public perception of natural gas

-Promoting new policies, mechanisms and standards

-Sustainable environmental and social governance (ESG) performance

-The role of natural gas in economic development and alleviating poverty

-Providing clean and affordable energy for all

-Other areas

Theme 3 New momentum for LNG


With liquefied natural gas emerging as an energy carrier in the global energy landscape, this theme seeks to explore the latest developments, challenges, and opportunities in the LNG sector. From technological advancements in liquefaction and regasification to evolving market dynamics, LNG is experiencing a new wave of momentum. Researchers, industry professionals, policymakers, and stakeholders are invited to contribute to this dynamic conversation, delving into different areas including LNG supply chain optimisation, emerging LNG markets, environmental impacts and sustainability of LNG, innovations in LNG infrastructure, and regulatory frameworks shaping the LNG industry.


-Natural gas liquification technology

-LNG storage and transportation

-LNG regasification

-LNG utilisation scheme innovation

-Carbon neutral LNG and its certification

-LNG trading and market mechanism

-Cryogenic energy utilisation

-Other areas

Theme 4 Digital transformation


Digital technologies are having a/will have a transformative impact on the gas industry. The convergence of digitilisation and gas is revolutionising operations, enhancing efficiency, and unlocking new opportunities across the entire value chain. From upstream exploration and production to midstream transportation to downstream distribution, digital technologies such as artificial intelligence, Internet of Things (IoT), big data analytics, blockchain, and cloud computing are reshaping traditional processes and enabling innovative solutions. This theme will explore the digital transformation of the gas industry, covering a broad range of subjects including predictive maintenance, remote monitoring and control, optimisation of asset performance, cybersecurity challenges, smart grid integration, artificial intelligence and customer engagement strategies.


-Best practices for optimising gas value chain through digital methods

-Opportunities and challenges of digitisation for energy companies

-Cross-sector cooperation in digital transformation

-Enhancing the application of data science and AI in the industry

-Data and cyber-security

-Other areas

Theme 5 New gases and energy transition


In the ever-evolving energy landscape, the emergence of new gases presents both opportunities and challenges to the industry, in the journey towards a sustainable future. This theme will probe the forefront of innovation, exploring the dynamic interplay between novel gases and the broader energy transition. From hydrogen to biogas, carbon capture to renewable methane, this theme invites abstract submissions that illuminate cutting-edge research, groundbreaking technologies, and visionary strategies driving the transition towards a cleaner, more resilient energy ecosystem.


-Hydrogen:cross-industry cooperation with natural gas

-Synthetic methane and biomethane: new technology and business models

-New applications and outlook for ammonia

-CC(U)S supporting decarbonisation: Technology and application models

-Other areas

Theme 6 Methane emission mitigation


Methane, a potent greenhouse gas, poses a significant challenge in the effort to tackle climate change. Within the gas sector, reducing methane emissions is paramount for achieving sustainability and climate ambition. This theme will showcase innovative approaches, groundbreaking technologies, and best practices in methane emission mitigation within the gas industry. From new detection and monitoring techniques to mitigation strategies along the entire value chain, including production, transmission, storage, and distribution, the theme invites contributions that offer insights, solutions, and actionable steps towards minimising methane emissions.


-Best practice for methane emission mitigation in the upstream sector

-Best practice for methane emission mitigation in gas infrastructure and end-use applications

-Advanced technologies in emission monitoring,quantification and mitigation

-Monitoring, reporting and verification

-International cooperation in methane emission mitigation

-Methodologies in methane emission mitigation

-Research in emission factors

-Other areas

Theme 7 Best practices through the whole value chain


From production to distribution, the gas value chain encompasses a complex network of processes and stakeholders. This theme celebrates excellence and innovation across every stage of the gas value chain, inviting abstract submissions that highlight best practices, exemplary strategies, and transformative initiatives. Whether the spotlight is on enhancing efficiency in extraction and refining, optimising storage and transportation logistics, or implementing sustainable practices in distribution and utilisation, this theme seeks contributions that exemplify industry leadership and pave the way for a more resilient, sustainable gas sector.


-Best practices in E&P sector

-Best practices in transmission sector

-Best practices in storage sector

-Best practices in distribution sector

-Best practices in utilisation sector

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