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Basra Megaprojects - Oil, Gas & Environment

22–23 October 2019
Istanbul, Turkey

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The 6th Basra Megaprojects Conference Returns to Istanbul, Turkey in 2019


The CWC Group is delighted to announce the 6th Basra Megaprojects Conference – Oil, Gas & Environment returns to Istanbul, Turkey on 22-23 October 2019. 

Held under the high patronage of the Governorate of Basra, the Basra Council and Basra Oil Company, the Conference is the leading platform driving new commercial opportunities for Iraq’s oil and gas megaprojects, showcasing the latest technology and environmental solutions which will increase project efficiency and help build a sustainable future for Iraq’s economic capital.

This is your opportunity to join local Government officials and industry stakeholders from across the oil and gas value chain to secure new deals, identify solutions and take advantage of exclusive networking opportunities to help deliver your business objectives in the Basra region.


Why is Basra so important? Address Environmental Challenges Read Statement by H.E Minister of Oil

Catch Up with All the 2018 Insights

The 5th edition of Basra Megaprojects Conference was a huge success with over 40 speakers and a packed agenda including: networking sessions, panels and ministerial keynote addresses.

The event saw the attendance of more than 200 delegates who had an exclusive opportunity to meet and ask questions to the Iraqi Ministry of Oil, the Federal Parliament of Iraq, the Basra Oil Company Directorate, as well as local Government, the Basra Council and the Government of Iraq all of which are dedicated supporters of CWC Basra Megaprojects events. 

We invite you to explore the 2018 report, testimonials and gallery to get a detailed overview of the event and secure your place to participate in this year’s Conference. 

2018 Distinguished Speakers Included:

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. Kameran Ali Hassan - Deputy Minister of Environment - Ministry of Environment, Federal Government of IraqH.E. Kameran Ali HassanDeputy Minister of EnvironmentMinistry of Environment, 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
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
Engineer Husam Hussein Weli - Director General - South Refineries, Ministry of Oil, Federal Government of IraqEngineer Husam Hussein WeliDirector GeneralSouth Refineries, Ministry of Oil, Federal Government of Iraq

Kevin J. Kveton, Ph.D - Director, Iraq Exploration & Business Development - Chevron Europe, Eurasia & Middle East Exploration & Production Kevin J. Kveton, Ph.DDirector, Iraq Exploration & Business DevelopmentChevron Europe, Eurasia & Middle East Exploration & Production
Zaid Elyaseri - Country Manager - BP IraqZaid ElyaseriCountry ManagerBP Iraq
Dr. Mark Wharton - Development & JV Manager Shell Iraq - Shell, Iraq, Shell EP International Ltd.Dr. Mark WhartonDevelopment & JV Manager Shell IraqShell, Iraq, Shell EP International Ltd.
Yaroslav Okulov - Financial Director - LUKOIL Mid - East Ltd.Yaroslav OkulovFinancial DirectorLUKOIL Mid - East Ltd.
Abd Malik Jaffar - Iraq Country Chairman - Petronas Carigali Iraq Holding B.V. Abd Malik JaffarIraq Country ChairmanPetronas Carigali Iraq Holding B.V.

Discover Innovative Technologies & Solutions for Basra's Megaprojects


The conference will focus on upstream, midstream and downstream megaprojects, including:

  • Oil, gas and refining processes
  • Petrochemicals
  • Power generation
  • Water supply and sanitation services
  • Environmental issues

Benefits of attending Who will I meet? Current megaprojects

Watch the Video by UNESCO on Iraq Water Projects

Unesco - Water for Iraq

Watch the video by UNESCO in association with the Head of the Delegation of the European Union to find out about water issues in Iraq.

Innovation in water projects is key for Iraq with the growing pressures and the challenges that Iraq is facing nowadays; Iraq needs to ensure that water quality and environment standards whilst ensuring the sustainability of this resource.

Bringing Together Leading Businesses to Share Solutions
for a Sustainable Future

This exciting new environmental initiative, supported by the Ministry of Oil and Basra Oil Company, will be launched this year as part of the Basra Megaprojects Conference to highlight the importance of integrating the latest technology and environmental solutions for these project developments. The Conference will look at the environmental issues in Iraq, how they can be solved, the changing face of Basra’s environmental regulatory framework and promising megaprojects that will contribute to a sustainable future for Iraq.

Find out more Discover environmental solutions

Meet Delegates from the Entire Oil & Gas Value Chain

You will be able to meet with influential members of the government, industry stakeholders, buyers and sellers – ensuring that you meet the right people for your business.


With Thanks to Our 2018 Industry Support:

2018 Sponsors

With active support & participation from:

Unlock the vast potential of Basra’s energy sector

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

or email Basra@thecwcgroup.com

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