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Agenda Day 1

08:00

Registration opens

09:00 - 09:10

Chairman’s opening remarks

  • Geoff Porter Managing Director - North Africa Risk consulting
09:10 - 10:00

Opening keynote addresses:

Addressing the shared agenda between governments and IOCs in the context of lower for longer oil prices.

  • Abderahim El Hafidi General Secretary, Minister of Energy, Mines, Water and Environment - Kingdom of Morocco
  • Mohamed Akrout CEO - Enterprise Tunisienne D'Activities Petrolieres (ETAP)
10:00 - 10:45

Morning Networking Break

10:45 - 12:00

NOC/IOC panel discussion: Cooperating to guarantee the success of North Africa’s upstream, midstream and downstream industries

  • Mitigating the impact of the current low oil price environment with long term partnerships
  • How can IOCs and NOCs collaborate to ensure the commercial success of E&P projects?
  • To what extent can government and industry collaborate to support local content
  • Gaining competitive advantage though enhancing the skills of the local workforce
  • Successful implementation and optimisation of technology transfer for the benefit of IOCs and NOCs

  • Amina Benkhadra Managing Director - ONHYM
  • Mohamed Akrout CEO - Enterprise Tunisienne D'Activities Petrolieres (ETAP)
  • Jadalla Alaokali Member of the Board of Directors, GM of Manufacturing, Planning, Computer, Telecommunications & Refining Depts. - National Oil Corporation (NOC), Libya
  • View full profile for Elias KassisElias Kassis VP of North Africa - Total
12:00 - 13:30

Networking Lunch

13:25

NORTH AFRICA COMPETING FOR INVESTMENT IN A LOWER FOR LONGER ENVIRONMENT

13:30 - 14:30

Panel discussion: Transforming into a global energy player – exploring the Egypt opportunity

  • Examining the investment required to transform Egypt into a global energy player
  • What above ground risks do IOCs continue to face in Egypt? How are these being mitigated?
  • How will recent major discoveries in Egypt affect the current oil and gas market locally, regionally and internationally?
  • How can other North Africa countries learn from recent experiences in Egypt?

14:30 - 15:00

Case study: Finding opportunity in the current environment – update on the Zaafrane permit, central Tunisia

  • Opportunities in Tunisia
  • Lesson Learned: Collaborating with ETAP and operating within the Tunisian regulatory/operating environment
  • Experience gained from recent drilling projects
  • Production estimates of T-1 oil reservoir, and update on Zaafrane permit findings

15:00 - 15:20

Speed Networking

15:20 - 16:00

Afternoon Networking Break

15:55

MAXIMISING OIL RECOVERY IN MATURE FIELDS

16:00 - 17:30

Panel discussion: Maximising oil recovery in mature fields

  • Technology: how to achieve higher production and field recovery rates (IOR, EOR)
  • Cost management: how to implement efficiency improvement programs to extend economic recovery and to reduce cost
  • Contract incentives: Are there any incentives for investments to raise production and reserves.

17:30

Cocktail Reception