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7 September 2017
1st Oil & Gas Forum, Greece: A Prospective Key Energy Player in South East Europe | International Event
Ramada Plaza Thraki Hotel in Alexandroupoli
Thursday, September 7, 2017
1st Oil & Gas Forum, Greece: A Prospective Key Energy Player in South East Europe
Program

Thursday - September 7, 2017

11.30-11.45       Welcome Coffee | Registration
11.45-12.15

Introduction & Welcome Remarks

ELIAS SPIRTOUNIAS, Executive Director, American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce

SIMOS ANASTASOPOULOS, President, American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce

KOSTAS ANDRIOSOPOULOS, Professor of Finance and Energy Economics; President, Hellenic Association for Energy Economics

CHRISTOS METIOS, Governor, Region of Eastern Macedonia & Thrace

EVANGELOS LABAKIS, Mayor of Alexandroupoli

CHRISTODOULOS TOPSIDIS, President, Chamber of Evros

 12.15-12.30      

Welcome Address

GEOFFREY R. PYATT, US Ambassador to Greece

 12.30-14.00     

Oil & Gas Potential of Greece & SE Europe | Challenges & Perspectives

GEORGE STATHAKIS, Minister of Environmental & Energy, Hellenic Republic

TEMENUZHKA PETKOVA, Minister of Energy, Republic of Bulgaria

ALEKSANDAR ANTIC, Minister of Mining and Energy, Republic of Serbia

 14.00-15:00

 Lunch

 15.00-15.30

Keynote Addresses

Global Trends in the energy sector and geopolitics | Understanding relationships between energy geopolitics and energy markets | Trends in LNG Shipping and FSRUs

Moderator: KOSTAS ANDRIOSOPOULOS, Professor of Finance and Energy Economics; President, Hellenic Association for Energy Economics

PAUL WOGAN, CEO, GasLog Ltd

RICHARD WESTERDALE*, Director, Policy Analysis & Public Diplomacy, US State Department

NEKTARIA KARAKATSANI, Member of the Board, Regulatory Authority for Energy

 15.30-16.30

New interconnections & terminals in SE Europe | Gas & LNG trading prospects – The role of Greece

Moderator: KOSTAS ANDRIOSOPOULOS, Professor of Finance and Energy Economics; President, Hellenic Association for Energy Economics 

THODORIS KITSAKOS, CEO, Public Gas Corporation, DEPA

IOANNIS ARAPOGLOU, President, Gastrade

AMOS HOCHSTEIN, VP & Senior Advisor, Tellurian Inc.; former US Special Envoy, International Energy

DIMITRIS MANOLIS, Business Development Manager, ICGB & Deputy Head International Activities, ICGB

 16.30-17.30

Oil & Gas reserves in Greece | Prospective of new drillings, tenders and business alliances

Moderator: YIANNIS BASSIAS, President, Hellenic Hydrocarbons Resources Management SA

GRIGORIS STERGIOULIS, CEO, Hellenic Petroleum

JAMES EFSTATHIOU, Exploration Director, Energean Oil & Gas

NICK FRETWELL, General Manager, TOTAL Exploration & Production Greece

MILLY TORNAGHI*, SVP Exploration and Service, Edison Spa

DIONISSIS CHRISTODOULOPOULOS, Managing Director, MAN Diesel & Turbo Hellas Ltd

 17.30-18.30    

Gas pipelines & regional challenges in SE Europe

MEGAN RICHARDS, Director Energy Policy, DG for Energy, European Commission

ULRIKE ANDRES, Commercial & External Affairs Director, Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP)

WIM GROENENDIJ*, Vice President, Gas Infrastructure Europe

MARIA RITA GALLI, Senior Vice President of Business Development, Snam

 18.30-19.00 

International and local financing of energy projects

NICHOLAS JENNET, Deputy Director General & Head of Investment Team for Greece, EIB

 

19:00-20.30

Networking reception

 

*to be confirmed

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