Basra Oil, Gas & Infrastructure Conference

The International Gateway to Iraq's Economic Capital

Dates: 30-31 October 2017
Hilton Habtoor Grand, Beirut, Lebanon

Access All of Basra's Industries

Basra - Oil, Gas Power and Petrochemicals
Basra - Infrastructure and Construction
Basra - Transport and Logistics
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Simultaneous translation Arabic – English will be provided throughout the 2 day Conference

الترجمة الفورية ستكون متوفرة   في الموتمر وعلي مدى اليومين – العربية والإنجليزية

Ali Shadad Al Faris - Al Murbid Radio - announces that more than 350 Companies will be at Basra Oil, Gas & Infrastructure in Beirut 30-31 of this month

الفارس: 350 شركة ستشارك بمؤتمر البصرة الدولي للنفط والغاز في بيروت

أعلنت لجنة النفط والغاز في مجلس محافظة البصرة ان اعمال مؤتمر البصرة الدولي للنفط والغاز ستنطلق نهاية الشهر الجاري في العاصمة اللبنانية بيروت لعرض أهم الفرص الاستثمارية في هذا القطاع امام الشركات الأجنبية والعربية.

وقال رئيس اللجنة علي شداد الفارس لراديو المربد ان نحو 350 شركة اجنبية وعربية ستشارك في المؤتمر بالاضافة الى اخرى عراقية فيما ستقدم الحكومة المحلية في البصرة رؤيتها بهذا بالاستثمار في هذا القطاع الحيوي.

واضاف ان ابرز الفرص الاستثمارية التي ستعرض خلال المؤتمر مشروع ماء البحر الكبير واستثمار الحقول الصغيرة التي تدار بالجهد الوطني والحقول المشتركة بين العراق وايران والكويت.


View the 2017 Programme Covering All of Basra's Multiple Industries


The 2017 Basra Oil, Gas & Infrastructure brings you a comprehensive Programme covering Basra’s multiple industries. Take a look at the Programme for:

  • Distinguished Speakers
  • Networking Functions
  • Session by session breakdown of topics

This year, you can identify which industry sectors are covered in each Session with these 3 symbols

Oil, Gas, Power & Petrochemicals
Infrastructure & Construction
Transport & Logistics


Meet Basra's Industry Leaders Under One Roof

H.E. Asaad Abdulamir Abdulghafar Al – Idan - Governor of Basra - Federal Government of IraqH.E. Asaad Abdulamir Abdulghafar Al – IdanGovernor of BasraFederal Government of Iraq
H.E. Cesar Abi Khalil - Minister of Energy & Water Resources - Lebanese RepublicH.E. Cesar Abi KhalilMinister of Energy & Water ResourcesLebanese Republic
H.E. Ali Dawai Lazem - Governor of Maysan - Federal Government of Iraq H.E. Ali Dawai LazemGovernor of MaysanFederal Government of Iraq
H.E. Thamir Ghadhban - Former Oil Minster & Advisor to Iraq’s PM  - Federal Government of IraqH.E. Thamir GhadhbanFormer Oil Minster & Advisor to Iraq’s PM Federal Government of Iraq
H.E. Engineer Mohammed Al Tamimi -  First Deputy Governor of Basra - Governorate of Basra, Federal Government of IraqH.E. Engineer Mohammed Al Tamimi First Deputy Governor of BasraGovernorate of Basra, Federal Government of Iraq
MP Khalaf Abdulsamad - Member of the Parliament representing Basra  - Federal Parliament of IraqMP Khalaf AbdulsamadMember of the Parliament representing Basra Federal Parliament of Iraq
Ihsan Abduljabbar Ismaael Al – Saade - Director General of the Basra Oil Company - Ministry of Oil, Federal Government of IraqIhsan Abduljabbar Ismaael Al – SaadeDirector General of the Basra Oil CompanyMinistry of Oil, Federal Government of Iraq
Mohammed Hashim - Director General of Electricity Distribution - Ministry of Electricity, Federal Government of IraqMohammed HashimDirector General of Electricity DistributionMinistry of Electricity, Federal Government of Iraq

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With Thanks to Our Industry Supporters:

2017 Sponsors

  • Shell
  • GardaWorld
  • Byblos Bank
  • RSK
  • Al Murabit
  • International Development Bank
  • Albilal


The Leading International Conference for Basra’s Industries

Held under the high patronage of the Basra Governorate, the Basra Council and Basra’s Oil Company, the Basra Oil, Gas & Infrastructure Conference is recognised as the only international meeting driving opportunities for all of Basra’s multiple industries.

A unique platform to meet and do business with over 200 government officials, project stakeholders and buyers and suppliers working in the South of Iraq.

Exciting New Features for the 2017 Event Include:


Explore the expanding energy projects in the South of Iraq

Access the South Of Iraq’s growing infrastructure market

Find transport and logistics solutions for your business

Procurement Breakout Sessions:
Learn how to win current project tenders for your business

Business Matchmaking: Tell us who you’d like to meet and we will introduce you!

Increased Regional Cooperation: Interact with representatives from Maysan and Nasriya Province


Delivering High-Level Industry Meetings for 4 Years

Now in its fourth edition, the Conference is renowned for gathering key Government representatives with industry stakeholders to hear the latest project updates, discover new investment opportunities and take part in exclusive networking focused on driving business forward in Iraq’s economic capital.

Enhance your participation at the conference with the new features for 2017 including the interactive Procurement Sessions and an exclusive list of projects offering new tenders and updates.


The Leading International Platform to Access All of Basra’s Industries


“I would like to present my thanks and appreciation to the Basra Government and Basra Council, […] to the CWC group for their outstanding efforts in the organization of this Conference and my thanks and appreciation goes to the sponsoring companies and to the participants. The Ministry of Oil will always be supporters of this Conference that serves our Basra Province.”

“The Conference of Basra Oil, Gas and Infrastructure was a very good opportunity for decision makers, legislators, professionals, investors and contractors to gather face to face to share ideas and information and boost relations in order to rebuild and develop Basra,the richest oil city in the world. Many thanks to the Sponsors and CWC, the organizer of the conference”

H.E. Jabbar Al Liabi
Minister of Oil
Federal Government of Iraq

Eng. Salah Hasani
Deputy Head of Projects Division
Basra Oil Company, Ministry of Oil, Federal Government of Iraq

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For Programme & Speaker enquiries, please contact Nawar Abdulhadi on +44 20 7978 0093

For Sponsorship & Attending enquiries, please contact Phillip Clarke on +44 20 7978 0056

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