Black Sea Oil and Gas Forum

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Venue: SHERATON SOFIA HOTEL BALKAN

Location: Sofia, Bulgaria

Event Date/Time: Mar 06, 2013 / 8:00 am - (GMT +2:00 hours) End Date/Time: Mar 07, 2013 / 5:45 pm - (GMT +2:00 hours)
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Description

The Black Sea Oil and Gas Forum will focus on opportunities arising from the increased activity for oil and gas exploration in the Black Sea region and overcoming upstream and midstream challenges of production and transportation to markets. Held under the patronage of the Republic of Bulgaria Ministry of Economy, Energy and Tourism with the drinks reception being sponsored by OMV, Total and Repsol, The Forum will give government and industry stakeholders a timely platform to focus on developments in this fast-paced market and will explore the key areas which will require further commitment and investment. Attendees will also gain an understanding of the significant geopolitics between the major players in the Black Sea region as it will cover developments from the littoral states, including those in Russia, Ukraine, Georgia, Bulgaria, Romania and Turkey, together with surrounding countries influencing the region.

Confirmed Speakers Include:

  • H.E. Delyan Dobrev, Minister of Economy,  Ministry of Energy and Tourism of Bulgaria
  • Kurt Wagner, Vice President Exploration, Middle East & Caspian, OMV
  • Patrick Pluen, VP France Italy Gas Shale Europe, Total
  • Kiril Temelkov, CEO, Bulgartranzgaz
  • Bogdan Popescu, Managing Director, Zeta Petroleum
  • Jean-Arnold Vinois, Acting Director for Internal Energy Market, European Commission  

Discussion based case studies and panel debates will provide coverage on:

  • Taking Steps Towards Regional Co-operation in the Black Sea
  • How do the Black Sea Tenders and Discoveries Relate to the Southern Corridor?
  • Host Country Focus: Bulgaria - What are the Latest Developments?
  • The Very Latest on Exploration and Production from Total and OMV
  • Monetisation of National Resources from the NOC Bulgartranzgaz
  • Special Country Focus sessions for Georgia, Turkey, Ukraine, and Romania

For further information, visit http://www.blackseaoilgas.com

Venue

5 SVETA NEDELYA SQUARE
Sofia
Bulgaria
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Additional Information

Programme Overview   The Black Sea Oil and Gas Forum brings together government officials, IOCs, NOCs, operators, EPC specialists, local contractors and regional experts that will enable you to explore the key areas which will require further commitment and investment and an understanding the significant geopolitics between the major players in the Black Sea region. It will cover developments from the littoral states, including those in Russia, Ukraine, Georgia, Bulgaria, Romania and Turkey, together with surrounding countries influencing the region. Forum Highlights Include:

  • Taking Steps Towards Regional Co-operation in the Black Sea
  • How do the Black Sea Tenders and Discoveries Relate to the Southern Corridor?
  • HOST COUNTRY FOCUS: Bulgaria - What are the Latest Developments?
  • Exploring the Environmental Issues in the Black Sea and Best Mitigation Strategies
  • COUNTRY FOCUS: Romania’s Energy Security and Developing the Country's Oil and Gas Sector

The format of this event has been specifically designed to be highly interactive, with a major emphasis on discussion-based sessions and opportunities for audience participation. This is your chance to be part of the debate and discuss the issues that are important to you with many of the top industry leaders, as well as policy and decision makers from throughout the Black Sea region.