Crude Oil Pricing and Trading debate with Alessandro Liberati, Head of Trading, BB Energy Trading Ltd. and Dr Falah Alamri, SOMO
Dr Jaafar Oklany, Commercial Director, Basra Gas Company: “Iraq’s pioneering high profile Joint Venture between South Gas Company (51%), Shell (44%) and Mitsubishi (5%) Gas hub in Southern Iraq: transforming raw gas produced and flared by upstream field operators into valuable dry gas, LPG and condensate for Iraq”
Infrastructure Development Projects Session presentations outlining what is needed for development and strongly focused on Gas development
Interesting debate part of the Gas Projects Session on whether to export gas or use for internal consumption with speakers outlining the huge potential of gas in the country. ust investments towards Iraq’s energy sector.
The Innovative Financing Solutions sessions with Deutsche Bank, Vinson & Elkins and AFC Iraq highlighting the roads to success and providing recent examples of project financing in Iraq including MDF Fund for medium projects.
Iraq’s Power Sector presentations from Ministry of Electricity looking at the current challenges, future plans and the role of renewables.
Kumiko Uchida, Senior Representative, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) contribution to Iraq: 1.5 Billion US Dollars for (Electricity, Water, Health & Education)
Securing Iraq’s Critical Infrastructure chaired by Ambassador James Franklin Jeffrey, addressed current and future pathways to improving security as it remains crucial to future growth and catalyst for economic development.
Fantastic networking opportunities at the Conference included the Shell Sponsored Lunch and the Evening Gala Dinner at the majestic Two Temple Place.