Inaugural Red Sea Oil & Gas 2015 Summit Takes Place Next Week in Dubai

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Teklehamanot Debretsion, Head of Energy and Hydrocarbons at the Eritrean Ministry of Energy & Mines will deliver keynote speech and presentation representing Eritrea under the title “Understanding Eritrea’s potential as one of the most unexplored countries in the world”

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THE first worldwide meeting, Red Sea Oil & Gas Summit will inaugurate next week at the Meydan Hotel in Dubai, on 23rd-24th February with the Chairman of Ganoub El-Wadi Petroleum Holding Company Egypt (Ganope) being the latest addition to the outstanding speaking faculty.

The Summit is organised by IRN and officially endorsed by the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources of Jordan, the Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources of Somalia and the Ministry of Energy and Mines of Eritrea.

Senior Government Officials from the above-mentioned Ministries along with a senior official from the Yemen Oil & Gas Corporation will present the current situation in their countries and future opportunities for oil companies, including the unconventional sector of Jordan.

The Chairman of GANOPE, Abubakr Ibrahim will present on the company’s future plans in the Red Sea and the Upper Egypt. The General Manager of GPC Egypt, Dr Tarek Hamed, will address how to form a petroleum system in the Red Sea region of the Gulf of Suez, based on the geology of the area. Furthermore, the Vice President of Oyster Oil & Gas, Colin Wilson will share his experience operating in Djibouti.

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Other highlights of the two-day agenda include a panel discussion on how the Governments’ plan to facilitate investments in the Red Sea countries, and a session that will give delegates an enhanced interpretation of the new exploration testing in the high-potential sea.

Amongst the delegation will be senior executives from Eni E&P, Kuwait Energy, RWE Dea, KUFPEC, TransGlobe Egypt, Kuwait Petroleum Corporation, Hunt Oil, ION Geophysical, Greensand Exploration and others. The Society of Exploration Geophysics, the Middle East Association, the international gas association Cedigaz and the Society for Gas as a Marine Fuel are supporters of this high profile forum.