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Photo Contest and Exhibition

A Photo Contest and Exhibition is being organized to coincide with PETROTECH-2012 with the theme “Hydrocarbon & Beyond: Changing Landscape” to project a visual treat of the Hydrocarbon industry. We are looking for creative images that capture the essence of the theme and graphically express the reality and impact of the “Oil Energy” on People and Environment.

The salient features of the contest and exhibition are given below:

VENUE: Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, India
DATES: 14th to 17th October 2012
ELIGIBILITY: A: Corporate Category
  • All companies registered for PETROTECH-2012 Exhibition.
  • All Oil and gas companies operating in India and abroad.
  B: Individual Category
  • All regular employees of companies at "A" above.
  • All registered delegates to the PETROTECH-2012.
ENTRY FEE: There is no entry fee; we only seek your talent.

The theme for PETROTECH-2012 Photo Contest and Exhibition will be “Hydrocarbon & Beyond: Changing Landscape”. The photographs should attempt to highlight organizational and individual efforts to enrich the quality of life. The inspiration for the photographs could also be taken from the real life situation that should be aesthetic.

Photographs should be sent through online submission in digital format only. For more details, please go through the rules and regulations.

For display in the exhibition, the photographs shall be put up by PETROTECH to relevant sizes of 12ʺ×15ʺ, 20ʺ×30ʺ and 30ʺ × 40ʺ and so on as per the quality of the photograph.

JUDGES: A panel of judges will select the best of entries and their decision on prizes, selection of photographs for display and other matters, shall be final.
NUMBER OF ENTRIES:            While you may submit unlimited number of Photographs, all entries must be received by the organizers on or before 27th September 2012.
INTIMATION: Winner’s will be informed separately and also announced on this website.


Photo Contest and Exhibition: Rules and Regulations

  1. Entries will be accepted through “ONLINE SUBMISSION FORM” only.
  2. All photographs submitted for the exhibition must be solely owned by the participating company or the individual as a case may be. All entries must be the original work of the entrant, not defame any person or corporate body, nor infringe or breach any rights of copyright. No manipulation is allowed on the original Image.
  3. Suitable caption or title must be provided for each entry and must not have been previously awarded.
  4. The entrants must NOT write their name or any mark or remark on the photographs submitted.
  5. Organizers will not be responsible for any damage or delay in transit.
  6. The displayed photographs will become the property of "Petrotech or Organizing Committee" and will have the liberty to use them in any manner they like.
  7. Eligibility criteria:
    • A. Corporate Category
      • All Companies registered for PETROTECH-2012 exhibition.
      • All Oil and Gas companies operating in India and abroad.
    • B. Individual Category
      • All regular employees of companies at "A" above.
      • All registered delegates to the PETROTECH-2012
  8. Photographs should be in JPEG or TIFF formats, fulfilling following conditions:
       a. In size – Maximum 5MB (Five Mega Bytes as a maximum size limit)
  9.    b. In resolution – Minimum 2MP (should be of minimum Two Mega Pixel resolution)
  10. Number of entries per person or organization is “UNLIMITED”, but only one photograph should be submitted at a time in the online format/form
  11. The photographs chosen by the selection panel will be given First, Second, Third and consolation prizes in both the categories. All selected entries will be given a certificate of participation. Assessment of photographs will be the sole discretion of the selection panel and the decision of Judges on the prizes and any matter not specified herein will be final.


In case of any difficulty please contact:

Mr. N Shiva Kumar
Coordinator, PETROTECH – 2012 Photography Exhibition.
Contact Number +91-9810111677, +91-9910111677
Email: petrotechphoto@gmail.com OR petrotechphoto@rediffmail.com

Related Information

Petrotech-2010 is the biggest-ever exhibition held to-date with more than 350 pavilions, over 200 of them from abroad. 20 pavilions are dedicated to countries. The exhibition has the minimum possible carbon footprints, with extensive use of eco-friendly materials like bamboos.