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  • The only Downstream event focused on the North Africa downstream industry
  • Official first look agenda now released

Day One – 8th December, Tuesday

09:00 - 09:05

Opening Ceremony

Sponsored by NPS

Welcome Address
Hannah Wharrier, Managing Director, The Energy Exchange and World Refining Association

09:05 - 09:10

Welcome Address from H.E. Andrew Noble British Ambassador to Algeria

09:10 - 09:20

Chairman’s Opening Remarks: A review of North Africa’s current investment prospects

Geoff Porter, President, North Africa Risk Consulting

09:20 - 09:50

EXPLOITING NORTH AFRICA’S HYDROCARBON POTENTIAL

Implementing win-win cooperation with NOCs to  ensuring competitive returns and improve security

Mounir Bouaziz, Vice President Middle MENA and Country Chair Dubai & N. Emirates, Shell  

09:50 - 10:20

Session Reserved for Siemens- Title to be confirmed

Valentino Somigliana, MENA CEO of Service Oil & Gas, Siemens

10:20 - 11:00

Panel Discussion: Supporting Algeria’s Up and Downstream Sustainable Growth

  • Infrastructure development and advanced technologies for the progress of the oil and gas industry
  • Developing the up and downstream industry to meet local surging demand
  • Working with strategic partners to drive sustainable development
  • Midstream investments to develop Algeria’s ancillary infrastructure and transport networks

Moderator:  Geoff Porter, President, North Africa Risk Consulting
Abdelwahab Chebat, General Manager, Schlumberger
Smail Bouderba, CEO, GE O&G Algeria
Adnan Ghabris, CEO, NPS

11:00 - 11:30

Shared networking break

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11:30 - 12:00

NORTH AFRICA COMPETING FOR INVESTMENT

Understanding current and future plans for onshore and offshore E&P projects in Libya 
Gadala H Gadala, Board Member, NOC Libya   

12:00 - 13:00

IOCs and NOCs Panel: Working together to accelerate oil and gas project development

·         What does/doesn’t make Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, Libya and Mauritania attractive markets for investments?

·         Opportunities, accessibility and challenges: assessing drivers and inhibitors of investment in North Africa

·         Creating an attractive and cooperative environment for the sustainable growth of the oil and gas industry

·         How has the equation between in-country and outside investment changed since the oil price drop?

·         What does the last 12 months deal-flow patterns tells us?

·         What is the right approach to benefit from North Africa’s shale potential?

·         Investing in the future of the downstream industry in North Africa

Moderator: Mehdi Haroun, Partner, King & Spalding
Mounir Bouaziz, Vice President Middle MENA and Country Chair Dubai & N. Emirates, Shell
Christoph Schlichter, Senior Vice President North Africa Production, DEA
Gadala H Gadala, Board Member , NOC Libya   
Bjorn Kaare Viken, Senior Vice President North Africa & Country Manager Algeria, Statoil
Bruce Webb, Head of Country, BP Algeria

13:00 - 14:30

Shared Networking Lunch

NAS Latest Logo 2015&NADS Latest Logo 2015 Sponsored By SIEMENS

14:30 - 14:35

NORTH AFRICA DOWNSTREAM DEVELOPMENT AND INVESTMENT PLANS

Chairman’s Opening Remarks

Geoff Porter, President, North Africa Risk Consulting

14:35 - 14:55

African Downstream Prospects- The role of refining in Africa

Pierre Reteno-N’Diaye, President, African Refiners Association

14:55 - 15:15

TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION SHOWCASE 1

GE Downstream Technology & Engineering Value-Added Solutions

Djilali Boubecha, North Africa Sales Director,

GE Oil & Gas Downstream Technology Solutions

Ahmed Hamad, Refining Platform ManagerGE Oil & Gas Downstream Technology Solutions

15:15 - 15:35

Managing complexity through knowledge transfer

Frédéric Fouthier, Regional Sales Manager, Process, Licensing Business Unit, Axens

 

15:35 - 16:05

Afternoon Networking Break

NAS Latest Logo 2015&NADS Latest Logo 2015sponsored byrepsol_logo_detail

16:05 - 16:25

Creating Value from the Bottom of the Barrel

Abdelkader Boukhoulda, Business Development Manager, UOP

16:25 - 17:05

REGIONAL PROSPECTS & PROJECTS

Panel Discussion: Libya Prospects and Realities
Senior Representative, NOC Libya (to be announced)
Hadad, General Manager of Material Division, Sirte Oil
Mostafa Belgase Own, Management Committee Member, Azawi Refinery

17:05 - 18:00

Chairman’s Closing Remarks

18:00 - 19:00

Networking Drinks Reception

19:00

Gala Dinner Sponsored by SIEMENS