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Announcement: The 28th World Gas Conference Reschedules to 23-27 May 2022

The 28th World Gas Conference, owned by the International Gas Union (IGU) and hosted by the Korea Gas Union, has been rescheduled to 23-27 May 2022, in the same location of Daegu, South Korea, under the name of WGC2022. The IGU Council, in its November meeting, confirmed the decision to reschedule by one year following a risk assessment around the […]

Message from WGC 2021: Call for Papers Deadline Extended

Taking into consideration the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the energy industry, work patterns and most importantly on the lives of the people in our community, the Coordination Committee has decided to extend the WGC 2021 Call for Papers submission deadline. Following increased and overwhelming concerns about the pandemic and some countries experiencing a second wave, we felt that […]

Demand Destruction Has Been Huge But Gas Has Held Up Better Than Oil

We have never experienced a pandemic like this in recent history. The impact has been huge, not only for the gas industry but also the entire global economy. The energy industry has no immunity to this pandemic. For example, big players like Exxon, Chevron, Total, and Eni are making massive CapEx cuts and dividend reductions. I don’t know how fast […]

WGC Explores with Prof. Jonathan Stern from Oxford Institute for Energy Studies (OIES)

  In this edition of WGC Explores, Prof. Jonathan Stern from Oxford Institute for Energy Studies (OIES) shared his views on the need to meet the challenge of significantly reducing the greenhouse gas footprint and the energy transition developments in the current climate. 1. What are the biggest trends and challenges facing the oil and gas industry? Gas is a […]

Daegu Concert House

Daegu Opera House

Daegu National Museum

Apsan Café Street


The handmade croquette is a local speciality with a variety of flavours to suit every taste from spicy tuna to cheese potato.

Whole Corn Bread

Daegu’s version of the whole cornbread, also known as the ‘drug bread’ was developed by the oldest bakery in town.

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