logo #cwckuwait 16-17 April 2018

Summit Day One

Monday 16th April

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07:30  -  08:30

Registration & Welcome Breakfast


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08:30  -  09:45

Keynote Session: Welcome Addresses


Speakers

H.E. Bakheet Al-Rashidi - Minister of Oil - KuwaitH.E. Bakheet Al-RashidiMinister of OilKuwait
H.E. Dr. Mohammed Bin Hamad Al-Rumhi - Minister of Oil and Gas - Oman H.E. Dr. Mohammed Bin Hamad Al-RumhiMinister of Oil and GasOman
Shaikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa - Minister of Oil - Bahrain Shaikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al KhalifaMinister of OilBahrain
Nizar Al-Adsani -  Deputy Chairman & CEO  - KPCNizar Al-Adsani Deputy Chairman & CEO KPC
H.E. Mohammad Barkindo - Secretary General - OPECH.E. Mohammad BarkindoSecretary GeneralOPEC

09:45  -  11:00

SESSION 1: The Future Outlook: Opportunities & Challenges for the Energy Industry


Speakers

Moderator: Farooq Qureshi - Managing Director  - Accenture Strategy Energy Middle EastModerator: Farooq QureshiManaging Director Accenture Strategy Energy Middle East
Nizar Al-Adsani -  Deputy Chairman & CEO  - KPCNizar Al-Adsani Deputy Chairman & CEO KPC
Sami Iskander - Executive Vice President, Upstream Joint Ventures - ShellSami IskanderExecutive Vice President, Upstream Joint VenturesShell
Khalid M. Abuleif - Sustainability Advisor to the Minister and Chief Negotiator for climate Change Agreements -  Ministry of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources, Saudi ArabiaKhalid M. AbuleifSustainability Advisor to the Minister and Chief Negotiator for climate Change Agreements Ministry of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources, Saudi Arabia
Maen Razouqi - President Northern Middle East - SchlumbergerMaen RazouqiPresident Northern Middle EastSchlumberger

  • Market review: The Evolving Face of the Middle East Oil & Gas Industry
  • An industry in transformation: How can we need to adapt to mitigate future uncertainty?
  • The future now: to what degree do next generation renewable technologies represent a viable solution to reduced fossil fuel reliance in the region?
  • What are the future opportunities and challenges?
  • What is the impact of disruptive technologies in the industry?
  • The role of technology in driving down costs
  • What is the role of energy producing nations in meeting the challenge of climate change?
  • How are Governments in the region working with each other and business to achieve climate change goals? What initiatives are being developed?
11:00  -  11:30

Networking Coffee Break


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11:30  -  12:30

SESSION 2: How Can the Region Maintain Our Role as a Reliable Supplier of Energy to the World?


Speakers

Moderator: Olga Labai - Director - Oil and Gas ConsultantModerator: Olga LabaiDirectorOil and Gas Consultant
Mohammed Y. Al Qahtani - Senior Vice President – Upstream - Saudi AramcoMohammed Y. Al QahtaniSenior Vice President – UpstreamSaudi Aramco
Abby Badwi - CEO - Kuwait EnergyAbby BadwiCEOKuwait Energy
Omar Saleh - Director, Manufacturing & Resources - Microsoft Middle East & AfricaOmar SalehDirector, Manufacturing & ResourcesMicrosoft Middle East & Africa
May Alzanki - Director of Sales & Business Development - GlassPoint Solar KuwaitMay AlzankiDirector of Sales & Business DevelopmentGlassPoint Solar Kuwait

  • Adapting to change and strategies for maintaining a competitive edge and market share
  • Oversupply vs market share: striking the right balance. How important is the quality of crude supply?
  • Maintaining crude oil’s position against competing energy sources including shale oil
  • Leveraging the resource base to deliver reliable and secure supply to global customers
  • Marketing strategies to protect customers and suppliers; partnership opportunities, terms of payment
  • The role of renewables in making the Middle East a reliable supplier of energy
12:30  -  13:30

SESSION 3: Industry Partnerships: Government, NOCs and IOCs


Speakers

Moderator: Jamie Ingram - Gulf Editor - MEESModerator: Jamie IngramGulf EditorMEES
Jamal Abdulaziz Jaafar - CEO - KOC Jamal Abdulaziz JaafarCEOKOC
Dean Bell - President - Well Construction  - Weatherford InternationalDean BellPresident - Well Construction Weatherford International
Dr Wafik Beydoun - Chairman - Total Kuwait Dr Wafik BeydounChairmanTotal Kuwait

  • What role do IOCs play in the upstream sector?
  • Is it time for a rethink of IOC/government engagement in the region?
  • How do the IOCs differ from oil field services providers in terms of offering?
  • How do we achieve assurances for investment coordination?
  • What role can these partnerships take in developing the solar sector? How can this then benefit Kuwait and the region?
  • Case studies Public-Private-Partnerships (PPP) from China /Mexico/Oman
13:30  -  14:45

Official Kuwait Oil & Gas Summit Networking Lunch


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14:45

Close of Kuwait Oil & Gas Summit Day One


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