logo #CWCBasra 9–10 October 2018

Full Programme

9-10 October 2018

Day One

 

7:45  -  09:00

Registration & Welcome Coffee


9:00

Chairman Opening Remarks


Speakers

Chairman: Ambassador Ramon Blecua - Ambassador/ Head of Delegation - Delegation of the European Union to IraqChairman: Ambassador Ramon BlecuaAmbassador/ Head of DelegationDelegation of the European Union to Iraq

9:00  -  11:00

Session 1: Keynote Panel Discussion: Building Upstream Oil & Gas Mega Projects – Part 1: Ministerial


Speakers

Chairman: Ambassador Ramon Blecua - Ambassador/ Head of Delegation - Delegation of the European Union to IraqChairman: Ambassador Ramon BlecuaAmbassador/ Head of DelegationDelegation of the European Union to Iraq
H.E. Jabbar Al Luaibi - Minister of Oil (TBC)  - Ministry of Oil, Federal Government of IraqH.E. Jabbar Al LuaibiMinister of Oil (TBC) Ministry of Oil, Federal Government of Iraq
H.E. Dara Reshid - Deputy Minister - Housing & General Municipalities, Federal Government of IraqH.E. Dara ReshidDeputy MinisterHousing & General Municipalities, Federal Government of Iraq
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. 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

Part 1: Ministerial

  • Supporting Iraq’s industries in the South of Iraq; how to unlock the potential and stimulate the economy?
  • Collaboration and coordination between Iraq provinces to optimize the potential of Iraq’s energy projects
  • What are the geopolitical factors that impact Basra region?

Questions & Answers

10:15  -  11:15

Session 1: Keynote Panel Discussion: Building Upstream Oil & Gas Mega Projects – Part 2: Projects Updates: Working Together for Growth & Value Creation


Speakers

Chairman: Ambassador Ramon Blecua - Ambassador/ Head of Delegation - Delegation of the European Union to IraqChairman: Ambassador Ramon BlecuaAmbassador/ Head of DelegationDelegation of the European Union to 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
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. Falah Jassim Al Amri - Former Minsiter of Oil Advsior, Former DG of SOMO - Federal Government of IraqDr. Falah Jassim Al AmriFormer Minsiter of Oil Advsior, Former DG of SOMOFederal 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
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.

Part 2: Projects Updates: Working Together for Growth & Value Creation

Projects Updates from Basra and the South of Iraq:

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

Panel Discussion:

  • Building Basra to become Iraq’s petroleum cluster; projects and opportunities
  • Powering the economy; building a robust mega projects BOC and IOCs role
  • Driving collaboration between the IOCs and the supply chain
  • Refining and petrochemicals integration plans; future fuel requirements in Iraq and worldwide

Questions & Answers

11:00  -  11:30

Networking Coffee Break


11:30  -  13:00

Session 2: Iraq’s Environment Solutions: Driving Collaboration between the Government & the Entire Value Chain


Speakers

Chairman: Dr Jehan Baban - President - The Iraqi Environment and Health Society-UKChairman: Dr Jehan BabanPresidentThe Iraqi Environment and Health Society-UK
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
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
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
Abd Malik Jaffar - Iraq Country Chairman - Petronas Carigali Iraq Holding B.V. Abd Malik JaffarIraq Country ChairmanPetronas Carigali Iraq Holding B.V.
Ahmed Hanoon - Director General of Environment, Basra & South of Iraq - Ministry of  Environment , Federal Government of Iraq Ahmed HanoonDirector General of Environment, Basra & South of IraqMinistry of Environment , Federal Government of Iraq
Diar Mohamad - Senior Petroleum Geologist / Basin Modeler - RNBVKDiar MohamadSenior Petroleum Geologist / Basin ModelerRNBVK
Dr Laith Shubbar - President - Iraq Energy & Water Development Center, IraqDr Laith ShubbarPresidentIraq Energy & Water Development Center, Iraq
Manar Hayss - Director, Public Relations - Iraq Energy & Water Development Center, IraqManar HayssDirector, Public RelationsIraq Energy & Water Development Center, Iraq

  • Pollution in Iraq; what are the sources and the causes?
  • Outlining the environmental challenges for the operators in Iraq
  • Iraq’s upstream contracts and the environmental considerations
  • Environmental solutions to contribute to curtailing the amount of gas flared in the south of Iraq
  • The damaging role of fuel subsidies on Iraq’s environment, government’s role and objectives
  • What are the technical solutions for some of the environmental issues?
  • Electric vehicles for the Iraqi market a solution or a threat?
  • Iraq’s minefields: challenges and solutions
  • Iraq in transition; how to build a framework and a policy to tackle the Iraqi environmental challenges?
  • What are the most important steps for developing a new regulatory framework?

Questions & Answers

13:00  -  14:30

Networking Lunch


14:30  -  15:30

Session 3: Showcasing Innovation, Digitalization & Technology for Basra Oil & Gas Mega Projects


Speakers

Chairman: Dr Jehan Baban - President - The Iraqi Environment and Health Society-UKChairman: Dr Jehan BabanPresidentThe Iraqi Environment and Health Society-UK
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
Dr. Ian Goodacre - Director - RSK Environment LLC.Dr. Ian GoodacreDirectorRSK Environment LLC.
Ali Agha Jaffar - President & CEO - Field Energy Services CompanyAli Agha JaffarPresident & CEOField Energy Services Company
Aamer Al Mousawi - Chief of Experts - Iraq National Security Advisory, Federal Government of IraqAamer Al MousawiChief of ExpertsIraq National Security Advisory, Federal Government of Iraq
Naser Muhsin Muhan - Head of Licensing & Contracts - Basra Oil Company, Ministry of Oil, Federal Government of IraqNaser Muhsin MuhanHead of Licensing & ContractsBasra Oil Company, Ministry of Oil, Federal Government of Iraq
Andy Edwards - Vice President - GardaWorld Andy EdwardsVice PresidentGardaWorld
Scott Wilcox - CEO & Founding Partner - Sicuro Group LLC, DubaiScott WilcoxCEO & Founding PartnerSicuro Group LLC, Dubai

Part 1: Harnessing Technology to Fuel Progress in Iraq’s Projects; Partnership Projects with the IOCs

  • Responding immediately to the mega projects requirements; petroleum exploration, drilling and workovers and pipelines
  • Driving better performance in dynamic ways through; digitization, robotics and automation, transforming operations and creating additional profits from existing capacity?
  • Digital technologies; the main applications of digital technology and drones for the oil and gas industry to improve efficiency
  • What are the advanced communications systems for the oil and gas industry?
  • Highlighting the requirements for containers and multi-purpose cargo handling facilities
  • Key threats facing critical national infrastructure; advanced technologies and systems to protect Iraq’s critical infrastructure
  • Determining site's specific environmental, health and safety risks
  • Iraq’s minefields: advanced technologies for the demining operations and explosive disposal

 

Part 2: Building Basra as Iraq’s Technology Centre: What are the New Skills that the IOCs Require in Iraq?

  • Manpower solutions 
  • Developing Basra as an oil and gas technology centre : Equipping the workforce with new skillsets; IOC’s role in identifying the requirements
  • Maximize employment opportunities for people across the sector in all provinces and supporting the oil and gas supply chain

Questions & Answers

15:30  -  16:00

Networking Coffee Break


16:00  -  17:30

Session 4 : Investor Focus: Basra Mega Projects, Incentives & Procurement Procedures


Speakers

Chairman: Ambassador Ramon Blecua - Ambassador/ Head of Delegation - Delegation of the European Union to IraqChairman: Ambassador Ramon BlecuaAmbassador/ Head of DelegationDelegation of the European Union to Iraq
H.E. Dara Reshid - Deputy Minister - Housing & General Municipalities, Federal Government of IraqH.E. Dara ReshidDeputy MinisterHousing & General Municipalities, Federal Government of Iraq
M.P. Dr. Jamal Abdul-Zahra Muhammadawi - Member of the Parliament Representing Basra - Federal Parliament of IraqM.P. Dr. Jamal Abdul-Zahra MuhammadawiMember of the Parliament Representing BasraFederal Parliament of Iraq
M.P. Dr. Mowaffak al Rubaie - MP & Iraq Former National Security Advisor - Federal Parliament of Iraq M.P. Dr. Mowaffak al RubaieMP & Iraq Former National Security AdvisorFederal Parliament of Iraq
Raed Hanna - Managing Director - MFL Finance LimitedRaed HannaManaging DirectorMFL Finance Limited

  • Building the financial sector to enhance the role of Basra as Iraq’s economic capital
  • Creating opportunities for independents, different types of investors and new sources of capital to enter the market?
  • Providing a long term, transparent and stable regulatory regime to support Iraq’s sustainable development
  • Procurement: the tendering processes: bidder shortlisting rules; energy contract and the awarding criteria
  • Engaging the oil and gas insurance business community to complement the development
  • Bringing advanced and digital solutions to support transforming the financial sector in Iraq
  • Who are the traditional funders of power generation and utilities?
  • What is Iraq’s Government strategy and policy on investment in low carbon?
  • Outlining the projects from the Japanese loan

Questions & Answers

17:30

End of the Conference Day One


18:15

Evening Reception & Environmental Awards Gala Dinner


Day Two

 

08:00  -  09:00

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


9:00

Chair’s Opening Remarks


Speakers

Chairman: Ambassador Ramon Blecua - Ambassador/ Head of Delegation - Delegation of the European Union to IraqChairman: Ambassador Ramon BlecuaAmbassador/ Head of DelegationDelegation of the European Union to Iraq

09:00  -  11:00

Session 5 : Water for Oil & Gas Mega Projects: Innovation, Partnerships & Regional Collaboration


Speakers

Chairman: Ambassador Ramon Blecua - Ambassador/ Head of Delegation - Delegation of the European Union to IraqChairman: Ambassador Ramon BlecuaAmbassador/ Head of DelegationDelegation of the European Union to Iraq
H.E. Dara Reshid - Deputy Minister - Housing & General Municipalities, Federal Government of IraqH.E. Dara ReshidDeputy MinisterHousing & General Municipalities, Federal Government of Iraq
Wolfgang Widmann - Managing Director - ILFWolfgang WidmannManaging DirectorILF
Dr. Jehan Baban - President - The Iraqi Environment and Health Society - UKDr. Jehan BabanPresidentThe Iraqi Environment and Health Society - UK
Dr. Azzam Alwash - President - Nature Iraq FoundationDr. Azzam AlwashPresidentNature Iraq Foundation
Zahim Jihad Mutar - General Director - IMCO-IRAQZahim Jihad MutarGeneral DirectorIMCO-IRAQ
Salah Mahdi Abdulah - Director General's Assistant for Administration - Basra Oil Company, Ministry of Oil, Federal Government of IraqSalah Mahdi AbdulahDirector General's Assistant for AdministrationBasra Oil Company, Ministry of Oil, Federal Government of Iraq
Captain Adnan Mohsin Badr Al Waheed - Deputy Director General for Iraq Water Transportation - Ministry of Transportation, Federal Government of IraqCaptain Adnan Mohsin Badr Al WaheedDeputy Director General for Iraq Water TransportationMinistry of Transportation, Federal Government of Iraq
Abdulameer Turki Alibraheemi -  Senior Chief Geologist, Head of Border Fields - Ministry of Oil, Federal Government of IraqAbdulameer Turki Alibraheemi Senior Chief Geologist, Head of Border FieldsMinistry of Oil, Federal Government of Iraq

  • Water projects: Building economic ties and creating joint ventures with Iraq’s neighboring countries
  • Creating a comprehensive strategy to address water problems; the role of the neighboring countries; Turkey’s role
  • Iraq’s water pollution, the existing water and sewage infrastructure; projects for investment for water treatment, treatment plants and pipe networks
  • Supporting the spirit of innovation and collaboration in Iraq’s mega projects to overcome the current challenges
  • New tenders for water-injection project to boost long-term production from Iraq’s south oil fields
  • Providing electricity lines for the water units
  • Highlighting the role of water purification technology suppliers; treated wastewater technologies that could efficiently reuse water
  • Protecting the water critical infrastructure

Questions & Answers

11:00  -  11:30

Networking Coffee Break


11:30  -  13:00

Session 6: Electricity Expansion & Renewables: Basra’s Mega Projects: Requirements & Environmental Solutions


Speakers

Chairman: Ambassador Ramon Blecua - Ambassador/ Head of Delegation - Delegation of the European Union to IraqChairman: Ambassador Ramon BlecuaAmbassador/ Head of DelegationDelegation of the European Union to 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
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
Munther Nima Hashem - Advisor for Energy - Governorate of Basra, Federal Government of IraqMunther Nima HashemAdvisor for EnergyGovernorate of Basra, Federal Government of Iraq

  • Basra’s current oil and gas projects and the electricity requirements
  • Introducing the capabilities of renewable energy and the environmental impact
  • Developing renewables from an EPC point of view
  • Analyzing the role of renewables in the economic transformation
  • Creating a framework to harness the role of new technologies to deliver more power at a lower cost
  • Digital solutions; digital substation, renewables, facts and grid stabilization solutions
  • Working with international companies to build Iraq’s power generation capacity
  • The role of the operators in supporting Iraq’s power generation expansion plans
  • Electric vehicles expansion worldwide; the Iraqi market requirements
  • What are the plans for expanding gas to power generation?

Questions & Answers

13:00  -  14:30

Networking Lunch


14:30  -  15:30

Session 7: Gas & Mega Projects: Opportunities & Environmental Solutions


Speakers

Chairman: Dr Jehan Baban - President - The Iraqi Environment and Health Society-UKChairman: Dr Jehan BabanPresidentThe Iraqi Environment and Health Society-UK
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
Dr Jaafar Oklany - Senior Representative  - Basrah Gas Company Dr Jaafar OklanySenior Representative Basrah Gas Company
Ali Abdulrazzaq Abdulwahab - Director General of the North Directorate - Ministry of Environment, Federal Government of IraqAli Abdulrazzaq AbdulwahabDirector General of the North DirectorateMinistry of Environment, Federal Government of Iraq
Salah Mahdi Abdulah - Director General's Assistant for Administration - Basra Oil Company, Ministry of Oil, Federal Government of IraqSalah Mahdi AbdulahDirector General's Assistant for AdministrationBasra Oil Company, Ministry 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
Dr Salah Al Habib - Independent Oil & Gas Consultant, UK  - Dr Salah Al HabibIndependent Oil & Gas Consultant, UK

  • How producing more gas will help Iraq’s mega projects increase efficiency?
  • Developing gas to provide solutions to support power plants with dry gas to meet the growing demand for electricity using clean fuel
  • Developing technologies to produce LPG and condensates produced to meet domestic demand
  • Iraq’s goal of ending gas flaring by 2021 is it achievable?
  • New projects to utilize the flared associated gas
  • Creating direct and indirect jobs to support Iraq’s economic stimulation
  • Maximizing the utilization of gas; combining physical and digital strengths
  • Updates on the petrochemicals plants in Basra; integration plan

Questions & Answers

15:30  -  16:00

Networking Coffee Break


16:00  -  17:30

Session 8: Iraq Energy Projects Tender Announcements


Speakers

Chairman: Ambassador Ramon Blecua - Ambassador/ Head of Delegation - Delegation of the European Union to IraqChairman: Ambassador Ramon BlecuaAmbassador/ Head of DelegationDelegation of the European Union to Iraq
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. Dara Reshid - Deputy Minister - Housing & General Municipalities, Federal Government of IraqH.E. Dara ReshidDeputy MinisterHousing & General Municipalities, 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
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

  • Highlighting the refineries for investment in the South of Iraq
  • Overview of the new petrochemical plants projects for investment
  • Exploring the opportunities for investment in dredging operations to deepen the shipping passages and anchor places for oil tankers in Basra
  • Examining the projects on build-operate-transfer basis, gas pipeline, pumping stations, crude storage facilities and other necessary infrastructure projects
  • What are the new pipelines projects and capacity?
  • What are the new electricity projects?

Questions & Answers

Face to face meetings with the Iraq Delegations team to follow the session to get the tenders details with an invite to visit Basra after the CWC Conference. Please ensure that you speak with the CWC team onsite on the 1st day of the Conference to register your name as interested investor.

17:30

End of the Basra Conference 2018


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