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21st Annual Insight to MENA at OTC

Week of Programs (April 30- May 2, 2018)

We wish to thank our 2018 OTC Week Sponsors & Partners

*This program is exclusive to members

Please Join Us for the Annual Iraq Energy Dialogue

Featuring Ministry of Oil Officials

New Oil and Gas Opportunities in Iraq

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Houston, Texas*

Networking Breakfast and Registration | 8:30 AM – 9:00 AM

Official Program | 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

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Key Leadership from Iraq’s Ministry of Oil Include:

Deputy Minister for Upstream Affairs
Mr. Karim Hattab Jaafar

Director General of MoO’s Legal Directorate
Mr. Laith Abdul-Hussien Al-Shaher

Director General of MoO’s Contracting and Licensing Directorate (PCLD)                                                Mr. Abdul-Mahdi Hamid Al-Aamidi

Director General of Basrah Oil Company (BOC)
Mr. Ihsan Abdul-Jabbar Ismael

Director General of South Gas Company (SGC)
Mr. Hayan Abdul-Ghani Abdul-Zahra 

Director General of State Organization for Marketing of Oil (SOMO)
Mr. Aalla Khidhr Al-Yassiri

Deputy Director General of Iraqi Oil Tanker Company (IOTC)
Mr. Dawood Salem Ahmed


Iraq, OPEC’s second-largest oil producing nation, has initiated a robust program to attract private sector investment to its oil and gas sector. Ministry representatives will discuss opportunities to explore and develop Iraq’s abundant oil and natural gas resources, as well as participate in infrastructure, transportation and other mid-and down-stream operations.


Members $50
Non-Members $100

* Location details will be provided upon completion of registration

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Tuesday | May 1, 2018 

Houston, Texas*

Program | 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Networking Reception | 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

We invite you to register now for this unique opportunity as leading procurement officials present opportunities available for companies to participate in ADNOC’s$110 Billion 5-year investment plan. Join us to learn more on how ADNOC plans to integrate its 2030 Smart Growth Strategy Plan to transform the country’s strategic sourcing and in-country value, and how your company can partner in this venture.


* Location details will be provided upon completion of registration

Wednesday | May 2, 2018
Houston, Texas*


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The Bilateral US-Arab Chamber of Commerce is pleased to partner with the US-Algeria Business Council and the Embassy of Algeria in Washington DC, to host the 10th Annual Algeria Energy Day at OTC 2018.

Presentations and discussions from executive leadership include:

  • Sonatrach
  • Sonelgaz
  • Alnaft
  • Sonatrach affiliates, ENSP, ENTP, and ENAFOR

Registration: 2:30 pm | Forum: 3:00 pm

Networking Reception: 6:00 pm | Dinner: 7:00 pm


Members $100
Non-Members $150

Space is limited. Don’t miss this opportunity to interact and engage directly with key decision-makers from Algeria’s energy sector.

Private sessions and meetings with the delegation members are available with program sponsorship. For more information on how you can showcase your support via sponsorship, please contact Ms. Lucy Girgawy at:


Pre-registration is Required

* Location details will be provided upon completion of registration

Tuesday | May 1, 2018 

Registration: 7:30 AM

Program: 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Location: Houston, TX*


Featuring Honored Ministers:

  • H.E. Gaston Eloundou Essomba, Minister of Water Resources and Energy, Cameroon

  • T.H. Boakye Kyeremateng Agyarko, Minister of Energy, Ghana
  • H.E. Mansour Elimane Kane, Minister of Oil and Energy, Senegal


We are pleased to call your attention to The International Trade Administration’s U.S. Commercial Service procurement seminar featuring high-level oil and gas sector officials from Angola, Cameroon, Ghana, Mozambique, Nigeria, South Africa, and Tanzania.

The seminar will highlight opportunities related to market and project development in Sub-Saharan Africa’s oil and gas sector. Energy ministers and other gas and power sector leadership will present their plans for oil and gas projects in their countries, provide current information about upcoming oil and gas procurements, and outline participation opportunities for U.S. companies. The seminar will also feature a timely presentation on Power Africa’s Gas Strategy and associated opportunities for U.S. companies.

This program is open to qualified U.S. companies


* Location details will be provided upon completion of registration