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Conference Day 1

15th February

08:00  -  08:45

Registration and Welcome Coffee Break


Hosted by

  • Tehran Raymand

08:45  -  09:00

Chairman’s Opening Remarks


Seyed A. Alavi - CEO - ILIA International Services CompanySeyed A. AlaviCEO - ILIA International Services Company
09:00  -  10:30

Session 1 – Opening Keynote Address: Iran’s Gas Vision to Ensure Value Creation for the Country

Moderator: Seyed A. Alavi, CEO, ILIA International Services Company


Speakers

H.E. Dr Amir Hossein Zamaninia - Deputy Minister for Trade and International Affairs - Ministry of PetroleumH.E. Dr Amir Hossein ZamaniniaDeputy Minister for Trade and International AffairsMinistry of Petroleum
H.E. Ali Majedi - Ambassador - The Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in GermanyH.E. Ali MajediAmbassadorThe Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Germany

  • Iran’s gas vision along the value chain
  • What role can gas play in the diversification, industrialisation and expansion of the Iranian economy?
  • What role can International companies play to support the delivery of Iran’s gas vision?
  • What is Iran looking for from international investors and potential buyers?
  • Development of regional gas: opportunities and future potential
  • Reviewing government policies and drivers for projects and trade dynamics
  • The role of gas in benefiting the local population and domestic business
  • Where will the gas be destined for? Exports, East/West balance or domestic market and the power sector?
Questions & Answers
10:30  -  11:00

Networking Coffee Break


Hosted by

  • Tehran Raymand

11:00  -  12:50

Session 2 – Maximising Gas Production Potential and Upstream Project Opportunities, Part 1: Strategies, Partnerships to Boost Production Levels

Moderator: Seyed A. Alavi, CEO, ILIA International Services Company


Speakers

Hamid Bovard - Managing Director - Iranian Offshore Oil Company (IOOC)Hamid BovardManaging DirectorIranian Offshore Oil Company (IOOC)
Hans Nijkamp - Vice President Iran - ShellHans NijkampVice President IranShell
Eric Festa - Managing Director - Total E&P IranEric FestaManaging DirectorTotal E&P Iran
Dr. N M Ahuja - Senior Vice President and Country Manager - Iran - ONGC Videsh Dr. N M AhujaSenior Vice President and Country Manager - IranONGC Videsh
Krishnakant Joshi - Senior Vice President Marketing - ONGC Videsh Krishnakant JoshiSenior Vice President MarketingONGC Videsh

  • The potential of gas development in Iran: the importance of brownfield, greenfield and other future projects
  • Reviewing strategies to boost production levels in the most cost effective way
  • Plans, projects and initiatives to improve Iran’s position in natural gas production
  • Spotlight on latest upstream technologies: what knowledge and technology transfer is required to successfully develop gas in Iran?
  • Partnership creation; reviewing the pre-qualified companies
  • How can international companies actively participate in Iran’s gas industry and add value in country?
  • The Fiscal and Commercial Terms for Gas Projects  
Questions & Answers
12:50  -  14:30

Networking Lunch Break


Hosted by

  • Shell

14:30  -  16:00

Session 3 – Maximising Gas Production Potential and Upstream Project Opportunities, Part 2: Local Content, Technology Showcase, Operational and Regulatory Considerations

Moderator: Martin Hutchinson, Managing Director, Energy Resources Consultancy


Speakers

Charles Maybanks -  CVP and President EMEA Group - Rante CorporationCharles Maybanks CVP and President EMEA GroupRante Corporation
Sven Kollinger - Senior Application Manager Upstream Europe & Africa  - SulzerSven KollingerSenior Application Manager Upstream Europe & Africa Sulzer

  • Spotlight on latest upstream technologies: what knowledge and technology transfer is required to successfully develop gas in Iran?
  • Local content in Iran: Capacity building knowledge tranfer as a key feature for the development of Iran’s upstream gas industry
  • The Fiscal and Commercial Terms for Gas Projects
  • Which commercial options and new business models will provide maximum flexibility to projects in Iran?
Questions & Answers  
16:00  -  16:30

Networking Coffee Break


Hosted by

  • Tehran Raymand

16:30  -  17:45

Session 4 – PANEL DISCUSSION: Global and Regional Gas Overview: What Impact Will Iran Have in the Gas Markets?

Moderator: Martin Hutchinson, Managing Director, Energy Resources Consultancy


Speakers

Ali Amirani - Acting Director - NIOC's Gas Export DivisionAli AmiraniActing DirectorNIOC's Gas Export Division
Siamak Adibi - Senior Consultant & Head of Middle East Gas Team - FGE, LondonSiamak AdibiSenior Consultant & Head of Middle East Gas TeamFGE, London
Dr. Kent Moors - Executive Chair - Energy Capital Research GroupDr. Kent MoorsExecutive ChairEnergy Capital Research Group

  • What are the next steps to improve Iran’s position as a major driver in global gas trade?
  • Low gas prices: how will this impact the speed of investment and development in Iran’s gas sector?
  • Reviewing global and regional gas market dynamics: supply and demand predictions
  • Export Markets: what are the best export options for Iran?
  • Which commercial options and new business models will provide maximum flexibility to  projects in Iran?
  • What partnership opportunities can be created along the whole gas value chain?
  • What role can gas companies play to add value to Iran’s gas and LNG industry?
Questions & Answers
17:45

End of Day 1 Sessions


19:00  -  21:00

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