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

Focus Day – 7th December, Monday

09:15 - 09:20

PROMOTING NORTH AFRICA SUSTAINED AND INCLUSIVE GROWTH

Welcome Address
Giulia Chiatante, General Manager, The Energy Exchange

09:20 - 09:40

Chairman’s Opening Remarks

Dr. Khaled Mamour, Vice President North and East Africa, ShawCor Group

09:40 - 10:10

Shaping Local Content Policy: Reconciling the requirements of the government, local communities, and corporates

Abdelhafidh Chaibi, Community and Government Relations Advisor, OMV

10:10 - 10:50

Development of Human Local Content Across the O&G Industry in Algeria – The Schlumberger Example

Badredine Bouhired, Recruiter and University Relationship Manager, Schlumberger

10:50 - 11:50

Shared networking break

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11:50 - 12:20

MAXIMIZING IN-COUNTRY VALUE WITH INTERNATIONAL CAPABILITY

Panel Discussion: Supporting fruitful cooperation between regional governments and International companies to create mutually beneficial local content policies

·         The importance of open dialogue in creating a local content policy for planning a local content strategy

·         Understanding the priorities of a regional government in order to plan an effective local content strategy

·         Managing a local population’s expectations of how local content will benefit them in both the long and short term

Moderator:  Badredine Bouhired, Recruiter and University Relationship Manager, Schlumberger

Abdelhafidh Chaibi, Community and Government Relations Advisor, OMV

Bahi Bellatache, General Manager, Algesco

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

 

12:20 - 14:00

Shared networking Lunch

NAS Latest Logo 2015&NADS Latest Logo 2015

14:00 - 15:00

Roundtables

1.        Investing in Algeria human capital and entrepreneurs
Olga Maitland, Chairman, ABBC

2.        Implementing local content sustainably and effectively
                  Abdelhafidh Chaibi, Community and Government Relations Advisor, OMV

3.        Managing joint ventures between international and local companies
                  Bahi Bellatache, General Manager, Algesco

15:00 - 16:00

THE ENERGY EXCHANGE STUDENT ENGAGEMENT PROGRAMME (ESEP

Giving a voice to the future leaders of the industry, the Energy Exchange has invited four outstanding students to give a 10 minute individual presentation on a research project on the Oil & Gas industry in Algeria. There will then be an audience vote on the best presentation and the winner will be announced at the Awards of Excellence.

 Saliha Haddoum, Professor of Chemical Engineering, Ecole Nationale Polytechnique d’Alger

Presentation 1: Massinissa Hamouma

Presentation 2: Selma Belbessai

Presentation 3: Abir Azara

 Presentation 4: Nour el Houda Bakhta

16:00

Welcome Drinks Reception and The Energy Exchange’s Student Engagement Programme (ESEP) Awards of Excellence