About the Conference

As globally the oil and gas industry continues its transition, new emerging markets are becoming increasingly important for the security of energy supply and product delivery to market.

Egypt, North Africa and the Mediterranean are witnessing a rising number of new discoveries, which continue to spearhead and in some cases ramp up investment plans to ensure increased production capacity and infrastructure expansion and modernisation, to deliver upon the vision and growth aspiration plans of becoming a regional energy trading hub.

At the same time, the 4th industrial age is delivering to the industry innovative and disruptive technology that is transforming and remodelling how and where the oil and gas industry is operating. Creative and agile digital business initiatives and competent digital savvy workforces are exploiting data driven, state of the art intelligence to rapidly drive and support upstream, midstream and downstream growth.

The EGYPS Strategic Conference brings together industry leaders from regional and international producing, consuming and transit countries to discuss and deliberate the reshaping of markets and the world’s future energy mix.

Meet new suppliers and seek potential new business partnerships

Meet and network with Egyptian and North african oil and gas stakeholders

Identify new markets for potential joint venture opportunities and investment

Keep up to date with market trends and competitors new technologies

Source new products, innovations and industry solutions

2020 STRATEGIC CONFERENCE SESSIONS

13:30 - 13:45
MOU SIGNING CEREMONIES
13:45 - 14:15
KEYNOTE ADDRESS
  • SPEAKER

    His Excellency Tarek Amer His Excellency Tarek Amer Governor
    Central Bank of Egypt

    MODERATOR

    Steve Sedgwick Steve Sedgwick Anchor
    CNBC
14:15 - 15:15
GLOBAL BUSINESS LEADERS SESSION
  • BALANCING SUPPLY AND DEMAND WITH GEOPOLITICAL UNCERTAINTIES, GLOBAL TRADING AGREEMENTS AND POLICY OBJECTIVES

    Geopolitics and foreign trade policies continue to influence and have a major effect on crude oil pricing and supply and demand. What new geopolitical power dynamics, new trade alliances and partnerships can we expect to dominate oil and gas in the years ahead?

    Attendee Insights

    An important session for executives looking to stay abreast of global mega-trends and their impacts across the oil and gas domain to better position their businesses

    SPEAKERS

    His Excellency Tarek El Molla His Excellency Tarek El Molla Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources
    Arab Republic of Egypt
    Frank Fannon Frank Fannon Assistant Secretary
    Bureau of Energy Resources, US Department of State
    His Excellency Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima His Excellency Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons
    Republic of Equatorial Guinea
    John Christmann John Christmann Chief Executive Officer and President
    Apache
    Brendan Bechtel Brendan Bechtel Chairman and CEO
    Bechtel

    MODERATOR

    Steve Sedgwick Steve Sedgwick Anchor
    CNBC
15:15 - 15:30
KEYNOTE ADDRESS
  • RESHAPING ENERGY MARKETS: THE GLOBAL DISCUSSION

    Globally, economies and populations are growing and demand for hydrocarbons to power nations and oil and petrochemical based products is increasing. Supply and demand dynamics continue to shift, determining the price of oil and influencing viable project investment decisions. The digitisation of all areas of the industry and the way in which it does business continues to transform the sector. What new strategies and frameworks can we expect to see in the continued reshaping of energy markets?

    Attendee Insights

    A must attend for all executives looking for clarity on the future direction of the oil and gas industry from global mega-trends, geopolitical implications, shifting emergent markets and new tech deployment

    SPEAKER

    Bernard Looney Bernard Looney CEO
    BP

    MODERATOR

    Steve Sedgwick Steve Sedgwick Anchor
    CNBC
15:30 - 16:10
GLOBAL BUSINESS LEADERS SESSION
  • THE IMPORTANCE OF FORWARD LOOKING PARTNERSHIPS TO DELIVER GROWTH ASPIRATIONS

    The strategic formation and building of new oil and gas partnerships has become increasingly widespread in creating successful business strategies. The traditional NOC-IOC model continues to be complemented by new operator- service provider alliances. What further collaborations can we expect across refining, chemical and marketing activities? Who will emerge in the shift towards new NOC-IOC commodity trading joint ventures? Will new regional gas discoveries attract new partners with access to new key emerging markets?

    Attendee Insights

    An important session for executives responsible for shaping new business models, joint ventures and new partnership ecosystems across the oil and gas value chain

    SPEAKERS

    Olivier Le Peuch Olivier Le Peuch CEO
    Schlumberger
    Mario Mehren Mario Mehren CEO
    Wintershall Dea
    Seifi Ghasemi Seifi Ghasemi Chairman, President and CEO
    Air Products

    MODERATOR

    Eithne Treanor Eithne Treanor Presenter, EGYPS 2020 & CEO
    E Treanor Media
16:10 - 16:25
MOU SIGNING CEREMONIES
16:30 - 17:30
STRATEGIC ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS

Running simultaneously, the North African & Mediterranean Strategic Roundtables will examine opportunities within the region’s oil and gas value chain, promote collaboration, understanding, knowledge share and business opportunity

  • ROUNDTABLE 1 Transforming into a regional energy hub +
    41834
    Eng Osama El Bakly Eng Osama El Bakly Chairman
    Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS)
    Sameh Sabry Sameh Sabry Senior Vice President and Managing Director – Egypt
    Wintershall Dea

    At the heart of Egypt’s oil and gas sector modernisation and recent transformation is the desire and vision to become a regional energy trading hub. What opportunities does the journey to becoming a hub hold for potential investors and strategic partners? What cutting-edge technologies are required?

    Attendee Insights

    A must attend discussion for executives wanting to gain access to the latest project opportunities and those who are involved in infrastructure investment, trading hub partnerships, technology and services

  • ROUNDTABLE 2 Unlocking energy efficiency +
    41835
    Eng Abed Ezz El Regal Eng Abed Ezz El Regal CEO
    Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC)
    Dr Samir Serhan Dr Samir Serhan Executive Vice President and Chairman
    Air Products Qudr

    Implementing economically viable energy efficient projects across the value chain could save the industry millions of dollars, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and dependence on imports. How is Egypt unlocking the full potential of its natural resources and making them energy efficient? What mind-set changes are required to create a transformation culture that buys into and embraces energy efficiency?

    Attendee Insights

    A must attend discussion for executives involved in executing and delivering energy efficient strategies and projects across the value chain, improving operational efficiency and technology innovation

  • ROUNDTABLE 3 Bolstering oil and gas infrastructure +
    41836
    Eng Waleed Lotfy Eng Waleed Lotfy Chairman
    Petrojet
    Maurizio Coratella Maurizio Coratella Chief Operating Officer E&C Onshore Division
    Saipem

    The backbone for the security of energy supply and product delivery to market is available infrastructure within the producing, consuming and transit countries. Dialogue on commercial, financial and technical cooperation between all parties is crucial to ensure effective modernisation, operation and maintenance of pipelines, terminals, storage facilities and ports. What are the latest infrastructure updates and opportunities for collaboration across Egypt, North Africa and the Mediterranean?

    Attendee Insights

    A must attend discussion for executives involved in the financing, implementation, installation, operation and maintenance of oil and gas infrastructure

  • ROUNDTABLE 4 Replacing fuels with natural gas +
    41837
    Dr Magdy Galal Dr Magdy Galal Vice Chairman for Operations and National Gas Grids
    Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS)
    Khaled AbuBakr Khaled AbuBakr Chairman
    TAQA Arabia

    With further reductions in vehicle fuel subsidies, how is the roll-out of bi-fuel vehicles progressing and is there really a local market? What are the implications for refiners? What automotive and petrol station modifications are required? Is there an adequate station network with sufficient accessibility to support roll-out and uptake? What new technologies and innovations are being introduced?

    Attendee Insights

    A must attend discussion for executives involved in marketing and distribution of refined products and forecourt services. Natural gas producers looking for new markets. Bi-fuel automotive executives and vehicle converters

10:00 - 10:50
GLOBAL BUSINESS LEADERS SESSION
  • RESPONDING TO ENERGY TRANSITION AMIDST MARKET VOLATILITY – A THREAT OR AN OPPORTUNITY? WHAT DOES THE FUTURE HOLD?

    The hydrocarbons industry without doubt remains crucial to the world’s future energy mix. Increasingly neighbouring countries, industry bodies and oil and gas companies are establishing alliances to ensure buyer and seller connectivity for new emerging markets. In such times of market volatility and geopolitical tensions, how can countries deliver upon their strategies for energy security? And how can the industry ensure it delivers sustainable levels of production for a climate conscious hydrocarbons future?

    Attendee Insights

    A must attend for all executives involved in energy strategy and scenario future planning and developing and delivering sustainable solutions that support diversification across the industry value and supply chains

    SPEAKERS

    Her Excellency Dr Amani Abou-Zeid Her Excellency Dr Amani Abou-Zeid Commissioner of Infrastructure, Energy, ICT and Tourism
    African Union Commission
    Steven Winberg Steven Winberg Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy
    US Department of Energy
    Dr Ayed S Al-Qahtani Dr Ayed S Al-Qahtani Director of Research Division
    Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)
    Pál Ságvári Pál Ságvári Ambassador-at-Large for Energy Security Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
    Hungary

    MODERATOR

    Eithne Treanor Eithne Treanor Presenter, EGYPS 2020 & CEO
    E Treanor Media
10:50 - 11:40
GLOBAL BUSINESS LEADERS SESSION
  • DELIVERING VALUE ACROSS THE DOWNSTREAM LANDSCAPE

    In recent years, downstream has seen a renaissance and an increasing billion dollar opportunity for business growth for many oil and gas giants. How will leading players continue to position themselves to improve refining efficiency, enhance performance and deliver upon increasing demands for energy-based products? How will the much talked about plastics circular economy change the dynamics of petrochemicals production? And how will IMO low sulphur fuel regulations impact the shipping and downstream industries?

    Attendee Insights

    An important session for executives looking to stay one step ahead to position their business as a leading downstream operator and technology provider, ensure product diversification, generate profitability and remain relevant

    SPEAKERS

    Ibrahim Al-Buainain Ibrahim Al-Buainain CEO
    Aramco Trading
    Dr Saad Helal Dr Saad Helal CEO
    Egyptian Petrochemicals Holding Company (ECHEM)
    Andreas Shiamishis Andreas Shiamishis Chief Executive Officer, Executive Member of the Board of Directors
    Hellenic Petroleum
    Jean Sentenac Jean Sentenac President and CEO
    Axens
    Stanislas Mittelman Stanislas Mittelman Senior Vice President Africa Division
    Total Marketing & Services

    MODERATOR

    Richard Westerdale Richard Westerdale Representative
    Bilateral US-Arab Chamber of Commerce
11:40 - 12:30
GLOBAL BUSINESS LEADERS SESSION
  • TRANSFORMING THE EAST MEDITERRANEAN GAS AND LNG MARKET

    In recent years, the Eastern Mediterranean has witnessed a rebirth of prospecting activity below its sea’s as countries and companies lay claim to discoveries in what many are calling the offshore natural gas rush. With game changing discoveries, new geopolitical alliances are forming, resolving long standing conflicts in the joint race to create a regional gas and LNG market and trading hub with new delivery routes for export to European markets. What remaining infrastructure investment is needed to deliver products to market?

    Attendee Insights

    An important session for executives seeking to gain access to new markets through bid rounds or secure infrastructure contracts

    SPEAKERS

    Donald Bagley Donald Bagley Vice President Exploration and New Ventures (Europe, Russia, Caspian, MENA)
    ExxonMobil
    Professor Toula Onoufriou Professor Toula Onoufriou President
    Cyprus Hydrocarbons Company (CHC)
    Hon. Abdulsamad Abdulrahim Hon. Abdulsamad Abdulrahim Chairman
    Association of Tanzania Oil & Gas Service Providers
    Houda Dabbousi Houda Dabbousi Vice President Commercial MENA
    Royal Dutch Shell
    Mathios Rigas Mathios Rigas Chief Executive Officer
    Energean
    Mahdjouba Belaifa Mahdjouba Belaifa Head, Gas Market Analysis Department
    Gas Exporting Countries Forum Secretariat (GECF)

    MODERATOR

    Eithne Treanor Eithne Treanor Presenter, EGYPS 2020 & CEO
    E Treanor Media
13:30 - 14:30
GLOBAL BUSINESS LEADERS SESSION
  • DRIVING AN ATTRACTIVE OIL AND GAS INVESTMENT CLIMATE IN EGYPT, NORTH AFRICA AND THE MEDITERRANEAN

    Globally access to financing across the oil and gas domain is changing with new style smart energy investments creating new business models, partnerships and unions that support frameworks for future growth aspirations, from bid round investments, mergers and acquisitions to securing loan agreements for infrastructure expansion and modernisation programmes. What does the modern CEO, CFO and CIO of today’s businesses consider as a smart investment for smart growth?

    Attendee Insights

    An important session for executives responsible for investment, partnership and funding decisions and those seeking intelligence on regulations, tariffs and trade, new regional investment laws and global investor parameters

    SPEAKERS

    Ashraf Farag Ashraf Farag First Undersecretary for Agreements and Exploration
    Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Arab Republic of Egypt
    Mansoor Al Hamed Mansoor Al Hamed Chief Growth Officer
    Mubadala Petroleum
    Shahrizal Bin Shahari Shahrizal Bin Shahari CEO
    Petronas Egypt
    Richad Soundardjee Richad Soundardjee Chief Executive Officer – Middle East
    Societe Generale

    MODERATOR

    Khaled AbuBakr Khaled AbuBakr Chairman
    TAQA Arabia
14:30 -15:00
IN CONVERSATION WITH
  • OIL AND GAS INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY IN THE 4TH INDUSTRIAL AGE

    With the growing advancement of disruptive technology, the way in which the oil and gas industry operates is being re-written on a daily basis. In today’s fast paced, data driven environment, access to state of the art intelligence and enhanced capability continue to drive and support upstream, midstream and downstream growth. But how are companies preparing their existing workforce for this digital era? And how are they attracting the workforce of the future? Additionally, how are businesses accelerating next generation R&D initiatives to keep pace with competition and stay ahead of the game?

    Attendee Insights

    An important session for executives driving creative and agile digital oil and gas initiatives across businesses, from legacy platforms to deploying innovative disruptive technologies with alignment of a competent digital savvy workforce

    SPEAKERS

    Lorenzo Simonelli Lorenzo Simonelli Chairman and CEO
    Baker Hughes
    Eithne Treanor Eithne Treanor Presenter, EGYPS 2020 & CEO
    E Treanor Media
15:00 - 15:30
CLOSING KEYNOTE ADDRESS
  • THE OUTLOOK FOR EGYPT’S FUTURE AS THE MEDITERRANEAN’S REGIONAL ENERGY TRADING HUB

    In line with Egypt’s Vision 2030 a look at how the country is setting its oil and gas roadmap, anticipated next steps ahead and milestones to be achieved in creating the reality of becoming the regions energy trading hub

    Attendee Insights

    A must attend for executives looking to do business in Egypt and wanting to gain the latest insights and hear directly from the Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources on what is next on his and the country’s oil and gas agenda contracts

    SPEAKERS

    His Excellency Tarek El Molla His Excellency Tarek El Molla Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources
    Arab Republic of Egypt
    Eithne Treanor Eithne Treanor Presenter, EGYPS 2020 & CEO
    E Treanor Media

Why should you attend?

The EGYPS 2019 Strategic Conference has been expanded to incorporate the latest industry trends and topical issues that are at the forefront of every energy leader’s agenda.

Learn from global industry leaders on the latest market trends and project advances ensuring your business is positioned for its next commercial opening

Hear directly from the Egyptian Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources about the next wave of projects, reforms and policies that are being implemented to align your business strategy and gain ground on your competitors

Enter into new partnerships to develop new business models, supporting the creation of forward looking digital strategies for the sustainable growth of your business and enhancement of the upstream, midstream and downstream value chain

Benefit from exclusive insights directly from government representatives and industry leading financiers about Egypt’s IPOs and economic developments, how to secure financing opportunities which fit your business needs, that can further help your project delivery and secure your company quicker returns and better margins

Meet and interact face-to-face with Egyptian, North African, Mediterranean and global government representatives, key project owners and decision makers, NOCs, IOCs, international service providers, EPC contractors, consultants and financiers expanding your oil and gas network

Learn from global industry leaders on the latest market trends and project advances ensuring your business is positioned for its next commercial opening

Hear directly from the Egyptian Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources about the next wave of projects, reforms and policies that are being implemented to align your business strategy and gain ground on your competitors

Enter into new partnerships to develop new business models, supporting the creation of forward looking digital strategies for the sustainable growth of your business and enhancement of the upstream, midstream and downstream value chain

Benefit from exclusive insights directly from government representatives and industry leading financiers about Egypt’s IPOs and economic developments, how to secure financing opportunities which fit your business needs, that can further help your project delivery and secure your company quicker returns and better margins

Meet and interact face-to-face with Egyptian, North African, Mediterranean and global government representatives, key project owners and decision makers, NOCs, IOCs, international service providers, EPC contractors, consultants and financiers expanding your oil and gas network NEW

EGYPS 2020 CONFERENCE RATES

CONFERENCE TYPE STANDARD RATE (excl. 14% VAT)
All access conference pass US$ 1,895
Strategic Conference only US$ 935
Technical Conference only US$ 750
Women in Energy Conference & Awards Ceremony only US$ 505
HSE in Energy Conference & Awards Ceremony only US$ 505
Finance & Investment Summit only US$ 505