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‘NO BARRIERS AHEAD’
The core of EGYPS 2017 lies in the Technical Conference that will spread across the entire three days. The conference brings together experts from the entire upstream, midstream, and downstream oil and gas value chain, providing the opportunity to share technical knowledge and gain critical insights into Egypt’s and North Africa’s fast evolving hydrocarbon business.
SHELL Egypt’s Partner for the Future
Shell has appointed a new Vice President & Country Chairman, ENG. GASSER HANTER, who has returned to
his home country in December 2016, after an exciting journey with Shell in the Middle East and North Africa
(MENA) region and Europe, to run Shell companies in Egypt. In an exclusive interview with Egypt Oil&Gas, Eng.
Hanter has shared his vision for the company and convincingly confirmed its long-term commitment to Egypt,
with a determination to support the country’s vision to become a regional energy hub.
PEOPLE ARE THE TRUE ASSETS IN OIL AND GAS
By Amira S. Badawey
Egypt Oil&Gas met with Eng. MOHAMED BADR, the Chairman of Oil & Gas Skills (OGS), in an exclusive interview to discuss OGS’s role in people development within the Egyptian oil and gas sector. OGS’ Senior Consultant, Geologist MOSTAFA EL BAHR, was also present during the interview and offered his insightful comments on the subject matter.
Investments in Egypt Yield Immediate Return
Egypt Oil&Gas sat down with Deputy CEO of Production at the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC), DIAA ELDIN M. KASSEM, in an exclusive interview to discuss the role of International Oil Companies within the Egyptian upstream market.
Apex International Energy: READY TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE
A new player has entered the Egyptian oil and gas industry and is ready for business. Apex International Energy launched its presence in Egypt with a New Cairo office and an initial investment commitment of up to $500 million from Warburg Pincus. Apex is energetic, enthusiastic, and eager to grow hydrocarbon production in the country in an effort to create value and make a difference.
EGYPT IS COMPETING FOR GLOBAL CAPITAL
At the Egypt Oil&Gas Newspaper’s (EOG) Annual Convention, EOG had a pleasure of meeting Transglobe Energy Country Manager &Director and Chairman of the Brownfields Technical Committee, BRIAN TWADDLE, to discuss the most burning issues related to improving the investment environment in Egypt, consolidation of the Joint Venture companies (JVs), and unexplored cooperation potential with the service sector.
Gas Flaring Reduction is Possible
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) in cooperation with the Egyptian oil sector held a prominent workshop on gas flaring reduction in the oil and gas sector in March 2016. At the Cairo event, Egypt Oil&Gas had an opportunity to meet EBRD’s Associate Director, CRISTIAN CARRARETTO, to discuss the Bank’s support for the country in - what has already become - a global initiative - Zero Routine Flaring by 2030 - to eliminate routine gas flaring detrimental to the oil and gas industry in economic terms, to the country’s social development, and most alarmingly to environmental concerns.