ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

Tuesday 12 February 2019

The changing global threat landscape requires new, out of the box approaches that will enable efficient response to the unexpected. What is more, oil and gas companies should be protecting themselves not only in the physical realm but also in cyber space.

Introducing the new look EGYPS 2019 Security in Energy Forum taking place on Tuesday 12 February.

Join us to learn and gain insights from our local and international experts on issues such as:

  • Which partnerships can help ensure security of critical assets and operating personnel?

  • How to develop a robust and holistic cyber security strategy

  • What skills are necessary to achieve a consistent level of emergency best practise that ensures business continuity

  • How to take full advantage of available smart digital solutions

Security in Energy Forum Agenda

08:30 - 09:20
Registration
09:20 - 09:40
Opening Remarks and Keynote Address
09:40 - 10:30
Panel discussion - Partnerships as a basis for employee and critical assets security
  • SPEAKERS

    Scott Burney Scott Burney Country Security Manager
    Apache
    Bruce Basaraba Bruce Basaraba Head of HSSE and Sustainability
    Dana Gas
    Sam Botros Sam Botros Vice President Chief Security Officer Enterprise Security Risk
    Baker Hughes a GE Company
    Richard Reed Richard Reed Head of Corporate Crisis and Continuity Management
    Saudi Aramco

    MODERATOR

    Dougal Ramsay Dougal Ramsay Corporate Security Advisor
    Schlumberger
    • An increasingly dynamic geopolitical environment in North Africa and the Middle East also means higher security concerns for production, transportation, refinery and petrochemical infrastructures, as well as their operating personnel. What are the most plausible threat scenarios in these regions? Developing and implementing efficient oil and gas risk mitigation strategies

    • Efficient and fast response to the unexpected. Considering local, national and international security risks, how can governments, security agencies, corporate companies and local communities collaborate to enhance corporate and national security?

    • The role of operator-service provider partnerships to ensure utmost security of their staff and critical oil and gas assets

10:30 – 11:15
Panel discussion - Identifying the Achilles’ heel of your cyber security strategy and protecting against costly cyber attacks
  • SPEAKERS

    Ahmed Khalifa Ahmed Khalifa Cybersecurity Director Power Generation Services, MENA
    Siemens
    Hassan Hafez Hassan Hafez Egypt Country IT Manager
    Total
    Simon Tong Simon Tong Cyber Security Governance
    Schlumberger
    Jay Abdallah Jay Abdallah Global Director Cyber Security Solutions
    Schneider Electric

    MODERATOR

    Mohamed Fouad Mohamed Fouad Managing Director and Partner
    Egypt Oil and Gas
    • Every new connection between refineries, offshore infrastructures and headquarters increases cyber exposure. Be it an infection of industrial control systems, a denial of service blocking the information flow, a ransomware attack, or a well-researched fishing campaign – how can oil and gas companies protect themselves?

    • Getting deeper insights into driving forces of cyber security threats – which of your business vulnerabilities could make a cyber-attack successful?

    • Protective vs reactive cyber defence approach. How can organisations develop an effective cyber incident response plan that will result in improved decision making, better cooperation and limit reputational and financial damage?

    • How much should oil and gas companies be spending on cyber security? Setting the budget: the cost of a breach vs the cost of cyber security

11:15 – 11:30
COFFEE BREAK AND NETWORKING
11:30 – 12:25
Interactive roundtables
  • SPEAKERS

    Hossam Amr Hossam Amr Head of Security - Egypt North East Africa & Levant Cluster
    Schneider Electric
    Richard Reed Richard Reed Head of Corporate Crisis and Continuity Management
    Saudi Aramco
    Contingency plans, crisis management and critical emergency response  
    • It is impossible to completely eliminate security accidents – what people skills are necessary for fast response to the unexpected and a consistent level of emergency best practise that ensures business continuity and safeguards employees?

    • Developing efficient disaster recovery plans for remote drilling and production sites

    • Identifying best practises in contingency planning, crisis management and emergency response from recent exercises and incidents in the oil and gas industry

    Security risk assessment and management
    • Assessing the probability of a threat and its potential impact on critical assets. What are the biggest hazards that can undermine security of upstream, midstream and downstream sites located in North Africa?

    • The weakest link: people, processes or technology? How to reduce vulnerabilities and ensure the utmost security of critical infrastructure and operating personnel?

    • Is it necessary to develop an integrated system for the overall physical and network security across all value chain of oil and gas assets?

    Contingency plans, crisis management and critical emergency response

    ROUNDTABLE LEADER

    Hossam AmrHead of Security - Egypt North East Africa & Levant Cluster
    Schneider Electric
    • It is impossible to completely eliminate security accidents – what people skills are necessary for fast response to the unexpected and a consistent level of emergency best practise that ensures business continuity and safeguards employees?

    • Developing efficient disaster recovery plans for remote drilling and production sites

    • Identifying best practises in contingency planning, crisis management and emergency response from recent exercises and incidents in the oil and gas industry

    Security risk assessment and management

    ROUNDTABLE LEADER

    Richard Reed Head of Corporate Crisis and Continuity Management
    Saudi Aramco
    • Assessing the probability of a threat and its potential impact on critical assets. What are the biggest hazards that can undermine security of upstream, midstream and downstream sites located in North Africa?

    • The weakest link: people, processes or technology? How to reduce vulnerabilities and ensure the utmost security of critical infrastructure and operating personnel?

    • Is it necessary to develop an integrated system for the overall physical and network security across all value chain of oil and gas assets?

12:25 – 13:15
The future of oil and gas security in Egypt, North Africa and the Mediterranean
  • SPEAKERS

    Alfio Rapisarda Alfio Rapisarda Senior Vice President for Security
    Eni
    Amr Ali Amr Ali Country Security Manager
    Shell
    Ahmed Mohamed Farouk Ahmed Mohamed Farouk Executive General Manager for Pipeline Integrity
    GASCO
    Botan Osman Botan Osman Managing Director
    Restrata
    Amr Elsherbini Amr Elsherbini CEO Security Assistant
    Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC)

    MODERATOR

    Eithne Treanor Eithne Treanor Presenter
    EGYPS 2019 & CEO E Treanor Media
    • Has it become easier in recent years to ensure protection of critical oil and gas assets? How has the threat landscape changed over the last 3 years?

    • In developing forward-thinking security strategies how are NOCs and IOCs tackling increasing challenges to key facilities and personnel?

    • The role of technology in providing end to end security to the entire value chain from oil wells and pipelines to petrochemical plants and refineries

    • How does modernisation and transformation of the oil and gas industry affect security?

13:15 – 14:15
LUNCH AND NETWORKING