Day Two – 31st October

2017 Conference Programme

08:00  -  09:00

Registration & Welcome Coffee


09:00  -  10:20

Session 5: Iraq’s Transportation & Logistics Development as the Driver for the Economy


Speakers

Chairman: Ricardo Khoury - Advisor  - ELARD Group Chairman: Ricardo KhouryAdvisor ELARD Group
MP Dr Jamal Abdul-Zahra Muhammadawi - Member of the Parliament Representing Basra - Federal Parliament of IraqMP Dr Jamal Abdul-Zahra MuhammadawiMember of the Parliament Representing BasraFederal Parliament of Iraq
Captain Adnan Mohsin Badr Al Waheed - Deputy Director General for Iraq Terminals - Ministry of Transportation, Federal Government of IraqCaptain Adnan Mohsin Badr Al WaheedDeputy Director General for Iraq TerminalsMinistry of Transportation, Federal Government of Iraq
Aamer Al Mousawi - Chief of Experts, Iraq National Security Advisory - Federal Government of IraqAamer Al MousawiChief of Experts, Iraq National Security AdvisoryFederal Government of Iraq
Andy Edwards - Vice President for Strategic Clients - GardaWorld Andy EdwardsVice President for Strategic ClientsGardaWorld

  • Highlighting Grand FAO Port expansion plans and the investment opportunities
  • Iraq’s full picture of the plan for transportation sector for the south of Iraq
  • Basra terminal, what are the expansions plans?
  • Iraq’s landmark development plan; the Railways extensive plans to provide adequate transport infrastructure
  • Reviewing Iraq’s logistics outlook and innovative approaches
  • Assessing new market technologies to secure the transportation infrastructure
  • Stimulating socio economic development and creating jobs
10:20  -  10:50

Networking Coffee Break


10:50  -  13:00

Session 6: Natural Gas Resources: Collaboration between Iraq & Multiple Stakeholders for Ultimate Gas Utilization


Speakers

Chairman: Ricardo Khoury - Advisor  - ELARD Group Chairman: Ricardo KhouryAdvisor ELARD Group
Wissam Chbat - Chairman of the Board - Lebanese Petroleum AdministrationWissam ChbatChairman of the BoardLebanese Petroleum Administration
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
Ali H. Khudhier Al-Saady - Former DG - South Gas Company, Ministry of Oil, Federal Government of IraqAli H. Khudhier Al-SaadyFormer DGSouth Gas Company, Ministry of Oil, Federal Government of Iraq
MP Fatimah Salman Zbare Al-Zerkani - Member of the Oil and Gas Committee - Federal Parliament of IraqMP Fatimah Salman Zbare Al-ZerkaniMember of the Oil and Gas CommitteeFederal Parliament of Iraq

  • Meeting Iraq and the region growing gas demand; regional perspective from Lebanon
  • Evaluating Basra LNG terminal and pipelines
  • Diversifying Iraq’s economy and cooperating with the stakeholders
  • Investment in intensive industries; Nebras petrochemical project updates
  • Reviewing some of the most up to date efficient technologies
  • Unlocking the opportunities for project financing for the gas infrastructure projects
13:00  -  14:15

Networking Lunch


14:15  -  15:30

Session 7: Electricity Projects for Basra


Speakers

Chairman: Alessandro Bacci - Independent Energy Consultant  - Independent Petroleum Consultant	Chairman: Alessandro BacciIndependent Energy Consultant Independent Petroleum Consultant
MP Zaher Al Abadi - Member of the Parliament - Federal Parliament of IraqMP Zaher Al AbadiMember of the ParliamentFederal Parliament 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
Nafaa Abdulsada Ali Al-Hmidawi - Director General of Training and Development Office - Ministry of Electricity, Federal Government of IraqNafaa Abdulsada Ali Al-HmidawiDirector General of Training and Development OfficeMinistry of Electricity, Federal Government of Iraq
Munther Nima Hashem - Advisor for Energy - Governorate of Basra, Federal Government of IraqMunther Nima HashemAdvisor for EnergyGovernorate of Basra, Federal Government of Iraq
Mohammed Shawkat Jasim - Head of Technical Affairs Department/Energy Distribution Office  - Ministry of Electricity, Federal Government of IraqMohammed Shawkat JasimHead of Technical Affairs Department/Energy Distribution Office Ministry of Electricity, Federal Government of Iraq

  • Encouraging and promoting best practices
  • Engineering, design, procurement, installation and commissioning of power projects
  • Reducing costs and improving performance
  • Recognizing the importance of skills development and the development of the workforce
  • Tendering processes and project delivery
  • Reviewing the role of renewables in Basra
  • The planned gas infrastructure to link gas projects with power projects

Projects:

  • Open Cycle Natural Gas Fired Power Plant, Basra – Iraq
  • Najybia Power Plant Project
  • Al-Hartha Thermal Power Plant
  • West Qurna-2, Gas Treatment, Power Generation & Distribution(Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Testing & Commissioning, Start-up)
  • Majnoon Oil Field Development
  • New Power Plants for Basra Iraq
15:30  -  16:00

Networking Coffee Break


16:00  -  17:15

Session 8: Era of Reconstructing Iraq; Basra’s 2018 Infrastructure Tenders


Speakers

Chairman: Laury Haytayan - Acting MENA Manager  - Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI)Chairman: Laury HaytayanActing MENA Manager Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI)
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
Ali Shadad Al Fares - Head of the Energy Committee - Basra Council, Federal Government of IraqAli Shadad Al FaresHead of the Energy CommitteeBasra Council, Federal Government of Iraq
Munther Nima Hashem - Advisor for Energy - Governorate of Basra, Federal Government of IraqMunther Nima HashemAdvisor for EnergyGovernorate of Basra, Federal Government of Iraq

Tenders include:

  • Transportation infrastructure, roads, highways, bridges, railways, airport, terminal and ports
  • Housing and construction projects
  • Telecommunications
  • Downstream and industrial energy projects
  • Power generation, transmission and distribution
17:15  -  17:30

Concluding Remarks


Speakers

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

17:30

End of the Basra Conference 2017


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