One of the world’s largest oil and gas events is set to take place November 1 to 4, 2010. The Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference will bring together over 40,000 regional and international professionals, including 1,600 exhibitors from 59 countries taking part. As a single four-day event it is anticipated to generate more than AED4 billion in industry deals this year. The exhibition itself is spread across a total 33,000sqm space of the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC). There will be an extensive new outdoor area for equipment and machinery. According to the latest research, heavyweights from the oil & gas industry are “out to do serious business”, with multi-billion dollar budgets up for the taking. Respondents highlighted direct interest in production, valves and actuators, drilling and pipes and fittings.