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Facts & figures

ONS takes place every second year in Stavanger Norway.

The next event is 29 August – 1 September 2022.

ONS 2020 Goes Digital

  • Main theme: Together
  • 75 speakers of whom 50% were international.
  • 44 sessions with a gender distribution on 50% including moderators and hosts.
  • A 60 minutes opening session
  • 5 webinars
  • 21 video interviews
  • 2 lectures
  • 3 discussions with more than two participants
  • 11 reportages
  • 43.145 visitors have seen the content through the ons.no webpage
  • Innovation Awards: Blue Logic and Northern Lights

Key figures from ONS 2018

  • Total visitors: 68 174 people from 98 nations
  • Main theme: INNOVATE
  • Innovation Awards: Interwell and Typhonix
  • Special Innovation Award: Lord Cullen
  • Distinguished Service Awards: Bente Nyland and Philip Lambert
  • Best Stand Awards: Wintershall for stands 50 square meters or larger, and IGUS winner for stands smaller than 50 square meters.
  • NPD’s IOR Award: The licensees for the Alvheim field

Exhibition

  • 9 exhibition halls
  • 1 124 companies from 37 countries
  • 20 000 square metres exhibition space
  • Operators and suppliers from the entire energy industry

Conference

  • ONS Conference: 3 635 delegates
  • Centre Court: More than 6 187 attended the sessions
  • Technical Sessions: 2 296 people attended 27 sessions
  • Young: 4 700 participated at the young arena
  • International Markets: 1 161 participants through 10 sessions – 350 B2B meetings
  • Renewable Markets: 205 participants
  • Summit: Gathered more than 90 top leaders of government, corporations and academia from 23 countries

ONS+

  • Nine pavilions offered food, drinks and entertainment through the ONS week
  • 2 177 participated in the roadrace Run for Fun.
  • A large crowd saw AURORA perform at the ONS Concert

ONS themes - Historical

The chosen theme helps set the agenda for ONS. Here is an overview of the themes over the years

2022: Trust
2020: Together
2018: Innovate
2016: Transition
2014: Changes
2012: Confronting Energy Paradoxes
2010: Energy for more people
2008: Energy for one world
2006: Bridging the energy gap
2004: Shaping our energy future
2002: Energizing a new generation
2000: Shaping the future of the energy industry
1998: Energy needs and environmental demands
1996: Oil and gas beyond 2000 – new frontiers
1994: A changing world – a changing industry
1992: Future energy markets – political and technological perspectives
1990: The petroleum industry adjusting to new realities
1988: Oil and gas in the 1990’s – perspectives, challenges and opportunities
1986: Northern waters: new political, economic and technical opportunities and concerns
1984: Uncertainties and innovation – management of northern offshore resources
1982: Production of oil and gas from deep hostile waters
1980: Uncertainties in the management of the offshore petroleum resources