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1st Oil & Gas Forum, Greece: A Prospective Key Energy Player in South East Europe

7 September 2017 Ramada Plaza Thraki Hotel in Alexandroupoli

With the support of the Hellenic Association for Energy Economics (HAEE), the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce organized the 1st Oil & Gas Forum | Alexandroupoli Greece on Thursday, September 7, 2017 at Ramada Plaza Thraki Hotel in Alexandroupoli, Greece.

With rising global energy demand, the oil and gas industry in Greece has a wide range of challenges to face and opportunities to seize. The Oil & Gas Forum brought together key policy makers, regulators, top market players, financiers, academics and experts in order to present and discuss unique insights in and observations on up-to-date topics in the dynamic energy field in Greece and the wider region.

Greek Minister of Environment & Energy, George Stathakis as well as US Ambassador to Greece, Geoffrey R. Pyatt were between the Forum keynote speakers.

We were also delighted to have Aleksandar Antic, Minister of Mining and Energy, Republic of Serbia and Temenuzhka Petkova, Minister of Energy, Republic of Bulgaria at our conference. 

The conference covered the following areas:

  • The global trends in the energy sector and geopolitics
  • Understanding relationships between energy geopolitics and energy markets
  • The oil & gas potential of Greece: Challenges & Perspectives
  • The role of pricing in sector’s evolution
  • The Future of Oil and Gas drillings in Greece
  • The role of Greece in the global gas &LNG market-New interconnections & terminals
  • Gas pipelines &regional challenges in SE Europe
  • Energy Projects Financing
  • Regional alliances and co-operations

During the conference diverse thoughts, ideas and best practices were presented on how Greece could become a major energy hub for Europe and how it could best exploit its geographical advantage and energy resources for achieving this goal.


American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce

Frosso Paneta 
Tel.: 210 6993559 ext.27 Email:

Sophia Chaidogiannou 
Tel.: 210 6993559 ext. 26 Email.:

Hellenic Association for Energy Economics (HAEE)

Constantina Zervou
Tel.: 211 71 56 168, Email.:

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