logo #CWCBasra November 2020

Full Programme

22-23 October 2019

Day One

 

7:45  -  09:00

Registration & Welcome Coffee


09:00  -  09:05

Welcome Remarks


Speakers

Nawar Abdulhadi - Director - CWC Group
Nawar Abdulhadi
DirectorCWC Group

9:05  -  9:10

Chairman Opening Remarks


Speakers

Ambassador Ramon Blecua - Advisor to Arab House, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Spain & Former EU Ambassador to Iraq -
Ambassador Ramon Blecua
Advisor to Arab House, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Spain & Former EU Ambassador to IraqFormer Head of DelegationDelegation of the European Union to Iraq

9:10  -  10:25

Session 1: Keynote Panel Discussion: Building Upstream Oil & Gas Mega Projects (Part 1)


Speakers

Ambassador Ramon Blecua - Advisor to Arab House, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Spain & Former EU Ambassador to Iraq -
Ambassador Ramon Blecua
Advisor to Arab House, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Spain & Former EU Ambassador to IraqFormer Head of DelegationDelegation of the European Union to Iraq
MP Hussain Al Faiz - Deputy Chairman of the Oil & Gas Committee - Federal Parliament of Iraq
MP Hussain Al Faiz
Deputy Chairman of the Oil & Gas CommitteeFederal Parliament of Iraq
H.E. Dr Laith Kubba - Senior Advisor to Iraq's Prime Minister - Federal Government of Iraq
H.E. Dr Laith Kubba
Senior Advisor to Iraq's Prime MinisterFederal Government of Iraq
H.E. Asaad Abdulamir Abdulghafar Al-Idan - Governor of Basra - Federal Government of Iraq
H.E. Asaad Abdulamir Abdulghafar Al-Idan
Governor of BasraFederal Government of Iraq
Dr Falah Jassim Alamri - Minister's Advisor - Ministry of Oil, Federal Government of Iraq
Dr Falah Jassim Alamri
Minister's AdvisorMinistry of Oil, Federal Government of Iraq
Dr Dara Reshid - Deputy Minister, Deputy Head of (REFAATO) - Ministry of Construction, Housing & General Municipalities, Federal Government of Iraq
Dr Dara Reshid
Deputy Minister, Deputy Head of (REFAATO)Ministry of Construction, Housing & General Municipalities, Federal Government of Iraq
Alaa Abdulhussein Salman Al-Boghazi - Chairman of Basra Investment Commission - Iraq National Investment Commission, Federal Government of Iraq
Alaa Abdulhussein Salman Al-Boghazi
Chairman of Basra Investment CommissionIraq National Investment Commission, Federal Government of Iraq

Part 1: Ministerial Panel

  • Tapping into the deposits of oil-rich Basra
  • Updates from Basra and the South of Iraq on the strategic projects
  • Steps to transform Basra into a regional hub
  • Strengthening cooperation in the South of Iraq to stimulate the economy
  • The nature of the various drivers of the oil market and the impact on Iraq’s economic capital

Questions & Answers

10:25  -  11:15

Session 1: Keynote Panel Discussion: Building Upstream Oil & Gas Mega Projects (Part 2)


Speakers

Ambassador Ramon Blecua - Advisor to Arab House, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Spain & Former EU Ambassador to Iraq -
Ambassador Ramon Blecua
Advisor to Arab House, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Spain & Former EU Ambassador to IraqFormer Head of DelegationDelegation of the European Union to Iraq
Dr Falah Jassim Alamri - Minister's Advisor - Ministry of Oil, Federal Government of Iraq
Dr Falah Jassim Alamri
Minister's AdvisorMinistry of Oil, Federal Government of Iraq
Dr Kevin Kveton - Director, Iraq Exploration & Business Development - Chevron Europe, Eurasia & Middle East Exploration & Production
Dr Kevin Kveton
Director, Iraq Exploration & Business DevelopmentChevron Europe, Eurasia & Middle East Exploration & Production
Zaid Elyaseri - Country Manager - BP Iraq
Zaid Elyaseri
Country ManagerBP Iraq
Abdulla al Qadi - Executive Director, Exploration and Production - Crescent Petroleum
Abdulla al Qadi
Executive Director, Exploration and ProductionCrescent Petroleum

Part 2: Projects Updates: Helping the Nation to Re-Build its Economy

Projects Updates from Basra and the South of Iraq:

  • Rumaila (North & South)
  • West Qurna (1& 2)
  • Zubair
  • Majnoon
  • Siba

Session Details:

  • Enhancing the pivotal role of corporates in the support of the re building of the South of Iraq
  • Iraq’s Basra Oil Company updates

Questions & Answers

11:15  -  11:45

Networking Coffee Break


Hosted by


11:45  -  13:00

Session 2: Electricity & Basra’s Mega Projects


Speakers

David Taylor - Director - RSK Group
David Taylor
DirectorRSK Group
H.E. Nafaa Abdulsada Ali Al-Hmidawi - Senior Deputy Minister - Ministry of Electricity, Federal Government of Iraq
H.E. Nafaa Abdulsada Ali Al-Hmidawi
Senior Deputy MinisterMinistry of Electricity, Federal Government of Iraq
Dr Falah Al-Attar - Associate Director, Renewable Energy Directorate - Ministry of Science, Federal Government of Iraq
Dr Falah Al-Attar
Associate Director, Renewable Energy DirectorateMinistry of Science, Federal Government of Iraq
Mohammed Hashim - Expert - Ministry of Electricity, Federal Government of Iraq
Mohammed Hashim
ExpertMinistry of Electricity, Federal Government of Iraq
Billy Morley - Global Account Manager – Oil and Gas - Aggreko
Billy Morley
Global Account Manager – Oil and GasAggreko

  • Iraq’s Ministry of electricity and Ministry of oil working hand in hand to drive the use of clean, dry gas in power plants
  • Power generation current capacity; updates for Basra
  • Improving transmission and distribution networks and the immediate gains
  • Basra’s current oil and gas projects and the electricity requirements
  • Technology, digitization and renewable power role in Iraq’s electricity transformation
  • The role of renewables in supporting Iraq’s power generation expansion plans
  • Protecting the  power infrastructure

Questions & Answers

13:00  -  14:30

Networking Lunch


Hosted by


14:30  -  15:30

Session 3: Oil & Gas Mega Projects Infrastructure Development Projects


Speakers

Klaus Schick - Managing Director - ILF Consulting Engineers - Abu Dhabi
Klaus Schick
Managing DirectorILF Consulting Engineers - Abu Dhabi
Mahmood Abbas Ali - Director General of SCOP – Basra - Ministry of Oil, Federal Government of Iraq
Mahmood Abbas Ali
Director General of SCOP – BasraMinistry of Oil, Federal Government of Iraq
Ali Shadad Al Fares - Head of the Energy Committee -  Basra Council, Federal Government of Iraq
Ali Shadad Al Fares
Head of the Energy Committee Basra Council, Federal Government of Iraq
Naser Muhsin Muhan - Head of Licensing & Contracts - Basra Oil Company, Ministry of Oil, Federal Government of Iraq
Naser Muhsin Muhan
Head of Licensing & ContractsBasra Oil Company, Ministry of Oil, Federal Government of Iraq
Andy Edwards - Vice President - GardaWorld
Andy Edwards
Vice PresidentGardaWorld

  • Highlighting the requirements of Iraq’s midstream network and export infrastructure
  • Oil production growth updates on storage, pump station and pipeline capacity
  • What are the new projects on the (Common Seawater Supply Project (CSSP)) for the supergiant’s fields
  • Updates on the offshore Sealine 3 pipeline connecting the onshore Fao terminal to the offshore loading terminal
  • Refining and petrochemicals integration plans; projects updates
  • Critical infrastructure protection: status, plans and collaboration

Questions & Answers

15:30  -  16:00

Networking Coffee Break


Hosted by


16:00  -  17:30

Session 4: Maximizing Employment Opportunities across the Supply Chain


Speakers

Ahmed Mehdi - Research Associate - Oxford Institute for Energy Studies (OIES)
Ahmed Mehdi
Research AssociateOxford Institute for Energy Studies (OIES)
Alaa Abdulhussein Salman Al-Boghazi - Chairman of Basra Investment Commission - Iraq National Investment Commission, Federal Government of Iraq
Alaa Abdulhussein Salman Al-Boghazi
Chairman of Basra Investment CommissionIraq National Investment Commission, Federal Government of Iraq
Abbas Maher - Mayor of Al Zubair - Basra Governorate, Federal Government of Iraq
Abbas Maher
Mayor of Al ZubairBasra Governorate, Federal Government of Iraq
Abdulhussein Nasser Taher - Manager of Projects-SCOP-Basra - Ministry of Oil, Federal Government of Iraq
Abdulhussein Nasser Taher
Manager of Projects-SCOP-BasraMinistry of Oil, Federal Government of Iraq
Aamer Al Mousawi - Chief of Experts - Iraq National Security Advisory, Federal Government of Iraq
Aamer Al Mousawi
Chief of ExpertsIraq National Security Advisory, Federal Government of Iraq

  • Capitalizing on the plans for economic diversification in this region
  • Overview of the current recruitment landscape and the job opportunities
  • Oil and gas technology transfer, the use of local manpower and local manufacturing
  • Bridging the skills gap; practical solutions to develop the Iraqi local work force; the role of corporates
  • Capacity building; creating SMEs as well as offering products and services locally
  • Establishing a long-term energy policy to meet Basra’s requirements
  • Advanced technologies and systems to protect Iraq’s critical infrastructure

Questions & Answers

17:30

End of the Conference Day One


18:45

Evening Reception & Basra Environmental Awards Gala Dinner


Hosted by


This exclusive evening will take place on the Bosphorous, aboard the magnificent  cruise boat.

Enjoy spectacular views of the sunset over the Bosphorus Strait & see Istanbul's beautifully illuminated palaces, mosques & Bosphorus bridges, whilst feasting on a delicious 3 course dinner with select drinks.

Don't miss this wonderful opportunity to network with your peers.

Location: Kabatas Pier, near the Dolmabahce Mosque

Dress Code: Business Attire/Smart Casual 

Transport will be provided from the Intercontinental Istanbul lobby to the pier at 18:45

Timing:  19:30 - 23:00

 

Click here for programme Day 2

Day Two

 

08:00  -  09:00

Welcome Coffee & Breakfast Briefing: with the Iraqi Delegation & Guests


09:00  -  09:05

Welcome Remarks


Speakers

Nawar Abdulhadi - Director - CWC Group
Nawar Abdulhadi
DirectorCWC Group

9:05  -  09:10

Chair’s Opening Remarks


Speakers

Ambassador Ramon Blecua - Advisor to Arab House, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Spain & Former EU Ambassador to Iraq -
Ambassador Ramon Blecua
Advisor to Arab House, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Spain & Former EU Ambassador to IraqFormer Head of DelegationDelegation of the European Union to Iraq

09:10  -  11:00

Session 5: Water Projects for Oil & Gas Mega Projects


Speakers

Ambassador Ramon Blecua - Advisor to Arab House, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Spain & Former EU Ambassador to Iraq -
Ambassador Ramon Blecua
Advisor to Arab House, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Spain & Former EU Ambassador to IraqFormer Head of DelegationDelegation of the European Union to Iraq
Naser Muhsin Muhan - Head of Licensing & Contracts - Basra Oil Company, Ministry of Oil, Federal Government of Iraq
Naser Muhsin Muhan
Head of Licensing & ContractsBasra Oil Company, Ministry of Oil, Federal Government of Iraq
Dr Jehan Baban - President - The Iraqi Environment and Health Society - UK
Dr Jehan Baban
PresidentThe Iraqi Environment and Health Society - UK
Dr Saadi K. Al-Naseri - Director of the Environment & Water Directorate - Ministry of Science & Technology, Federal Government of Iraq
Dr Saadi K. Al-Naseri
Director of the Environment & Water DirectorateMinistry of Science & Technology, Federal Government of Iraq
Klaus Schick - Managing Director - ILF Consulting Engineers - Abu Dhabi
Klaus Schick
Managing DirectorILF Consulting Engineers - Abu Dhabi

  • Collaboration in Iraq’s mega projects to overcome the current challenges
  • How to create an effective water management strategy in Iraq to address the water challenges?
  • Encouraging companies to enhance efforts on produced water reuse and recycling
  • Significant opportunities for technology providers, wastewater technologies, products and services to support the operators
  • Providing electricity lines for the water units
  • Protecting the water critical infrastructure

Questions & Answers

11:00  -  11:30

Networking Coffee Break


Hosted by


11:30  -  13:00

Session 6: Gas & Mega Projects: Opportunities & Solutions


Speakers

Ahmed Mehdi - Research Associate - Oxford Institute for Energy Studies (OIES)
Ahmed Mehdi
Research AssociateOxford Institute for Energy Studies (OIES)
Dr Falah Jassim Alamri - Minister's Advisor - Ministry of Oil, Federal Government of Iraq
Dr Falah Jassim Alamri
Minister's AdvisorMinistry of Oil, Federal Government of Iraq
Ali Khudhier Al-Saady - Former Director General - South Gas Company, Basra, Ministry of Oil, Federal Government of Iraq
Ali Khudhier Al-Saady
Former Director GeneralSouth Gas Company, Basra, Ministry of Oil, Federal Government of Iraq
Abdulla al Qadi - Executive Director, Exploration and Production - Crescent Petroleum
Abdulla al Qadi
Executive Director, Exploration and ProductionCrescent Petroleum

  • Updates on gas from: Rumaila, Zubair and West Qurna phase 1 projects
  • Basra’s gas company roles and obligations
  • LPG; what does the future hold?
  • How will the Government fund the gas projects?
  • Updates on the petrochemicals plants in Basra; integration plans
  • New projects to utilize the flared associated gas
  • Maximizing the utilization of gas; combining physical and digital strengths

Questions & Answers

13:00  -  14:30

Networking Lunch


14:30  -  15:30

Session 7: PANEL DISCUSSION – Promoting Environmental Solutions for Basra’s Megaprojects


Speakers

Dr Jehan Baban - President - The Iraqi Environment and Health Society - UK
Dr Jehan Baban
PresidentThe Iraqi Environment and Health Society - UK
Dr Falah Jassim Alamri - Minister's Advisor - Ministry of Oil, Federal Government of Iraq
Dr Falah Jassim Alamri
Minister's AdvisorMinistry of Oil, Federal Government of Iraq
Ahmed Hanoon - Director General of Environment, Basra & South of Iraq - Ministry of  Environment, Federal Government of Iraq
Ahmed Hanoon
Director General of Environment, Basra & South of IraqMinistry of Environment, Federal Government of Iraq
David Taylor - Director - RSK Group
David Taylor
DirectorRSK Group

  • Outlining the environmental challenges for the operators in Iraq
  • Updates on the oil-contaminated lands in Basra
  • Iraq’s Ministry of Oil updates; building a policy to tackle the Iraqi environmental challenges across Iraq
  • Achieving the right balance between: preserving the environment and reducing the impact of climate change
  • Iraq’s environment and the need to develop more gas
  • Engaging both the corporate sector and the people to effectively assist to build a coherent policy on the environment

Questions & Answers

15:30  -  16:00

Networking Coffee Break


Hosted by


16:00  -  17:30

Session 8: Iraq Energy Projects Tender Announcements


Speakers

Ambassador Ramon Blecua - Advisor to Arab House, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Spain & Former EU Ambassador to Iraq -
Ambassador Ramon Blecua
Advisor to Arab House, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Spain & Former EU Ambassador to IraqFormer Head of DelegationDelegation of the European Union to Iraq
H.E. Asaad Abdulamir Abdulghafar Al-Idan - Governor of Basra - Federal Government of Iraq
H.E. Asaad Abdulamir Abdulghafar Al-Idan
Governor of BasraFederal Government of Iraq
Alaa Abdulhussein Salman Al-Boghazi - Chairman of Basra Investment Commission - Iraq National Investment Commission, Federal Government of Iraq
Alaa Abdulhussein Salman Al-Boghazi
Chairman of Basra Investment CommissionIraq National Investment Commission, Federal Government of Iraq
Dr Dara Reshid - Deputy Minister, Deputy Head of (REFAATO) - Ministry of Construction, Housing & General Municipalities, Federal Government of Iraq
Dr Dara Reshid
Deputy Minister, Deputy Head of (REFAATO)Ministry of Construction, Housing & General Municipalities, Federal Government of Iraq
H.E. Nafaa Abdulsada Ali Al-Hmidawi - Senior Deputy Minister - Ministry of Electricity, Federal Government of Iraq
H.E. Nafaa Abdulsada Ali Al-Hmidawi
Senior Deputy MinisterMinistry of Electricity, Federal Government of Iraq
Ahmed Hanoon - Director General of Environment, Basra & South of Iraq - Ministry of  Environment, Federal Government of Iraq
Ahmed Hanoon
Director General of Environment, Basra & South of IraqMinistry of Environment, Federal Government of Iraq
Naser Muhsin Muhan - Head of Licensing & Contracts - Basra Oil Company, Ministry of Oil, Federal Government of Iraq
Naser Muhsin Muhan
Head of Licensing & ContractsBasra Oil Company, Ministry of Oil, Federal Government of Iraq
Ali Shadad Al Fares - Head of the Energy Committee -  Basra Council, Federal Government of Iraq
Ali Shadad Al Fares
Head of the Energy Committee Basra Council, Federal Government of Iraq
Raed Hanna - Managing Director - MFL Finance Limited
Raed Hanna
Managing DirectorMFL Finance Limited
Zaid Elyaseri - Country Manager - BP Iraq
Zaid Elyaseri
Country ManagerBP Iraq
Dr Falah Jassim Alamri - Minister's Advisor - Ministry of Oil, Federal Government of Iraq
Dr Falah Jassim Alamri
Minister's AdvisorMinistry of Oil, Federal Government of Iraq
Abbas Maher - Mayor of Al Zubair - Basra Governorate, Federal Government of Iraq
Abbas Maher
Mayor of Al ZubairBasra Governorate, Federal Government of Iraq

  • Building the financial sector to enhance the role of Basra as Iraq’s economic capital
  • Reviewing Basra’s 2019 budget and the required capital for the oil and gas projects
  • What types of loans available to fund the power projects and other energy projects?
  • Procurement: tendering processes for energy contract
  • Insurance for the oil and gas in Basra area
  • Listing the refineries for investment in the South of Iraq
  • Petrochemical plants projects for investment
  • Gas pipeline, pumping stations, crude storage facilities and infrastructure projects
  • New electricity projects
  1. Round table 1: Tenders for project investment (general) - HE Asaad Abdulamir Abdulghafar Al-Idan, Governor of Basra, Federal Government of Iraq & Alaa Abdulhussein Salman Al-Boghazi, Head of Basra Investment Commission, Iraq National Investment Commission, Federal Government of Iraq
  2. Roundtable 2: Tenders for refineries - TBC
  3. Roundtable 3: Tenders for construction - Dr Dara Reshid, Deputy Minister, Deputy Head of (REFAATO), Ministry of Construction, Housing & General Municipalities, Federal Government of Iraq
  4. Roundtable 4: Tenders for electricity - HE Nafaa Abdulsada Ali Al-Hmidawi, Senior Deputy Minister, Ministry of Electricity, Federal Government of Iraq
  5. Roundtable 5: Tenders for demining and environmental solutions projects - Ahmed Hanoon, Director General of Environment, Basra & South of Iraq, Ministry of Environment, Federal Government of Iraq
  6. Roundtable 6: Tenders for pipelines, pumping stations, crude storage and infrastructure project - Naser Muhsin Muhan, Head of Licensing & Contracts, Basra Oil Company, Ministry of Oil, Federal Government of Iraq
  7. Round table 7: Funds, tendering process and procurement for the energy mega projects - Ali Shadad Al Fares, Head of the Energy Committee, Basra Council, Federal Government of Iraq
  8. Round table 8: Financing Government projects and private sector projects - Raed Hanna, Managing Director, MFL Finance Limited
  9. Round table 9: Rumaila project updates - Zaid Elyaseri, Country Manager, BP Iraq
  10. Round table 10: Tenders for Gas Infrastructure & Petrochemicals Projects - Dr Falah Jassim Alamri, Minister's Advisor, Ministry of Oil, Federal Government of Iraq
  11. Round table 11: Tenders for Al Zubair Megaprojects - Abbas Maher, Mayor of Al Zubair, Basra Governorate, Federal Government of Iraq
17:30

End of the Basra Conference 2019


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