Strategic Opportunities for Growth and Expansion to be Discussed at Upcoming Eastern Mediterranean Gas Conference

Gulf Publishing Company today announced that the Eastern Mediterranean Gas Conference (EMGC) will return to the Hilton Cyprus, in Nicosia, Cyprus, on March 21—22, 2018. The conference program is sponsored by Eni, Deloitte, and CyGas and hosted by World Oil, Gas Processing, Hydrocarbon Processing, Petroleum Economist, Pipeline & Gas Journal, and Underground Construction.

The conference brings together top executives, government officials, and regional experts involved in determining the natural gas policies of the Eastern Mediterranean for an in-depth discussion on the region’s latest developments, challenges and opportunities.  At this year’s event, Eni will highlight its ongoing investment into Egypt’s Zohr field and the impact on the nation’s natural gas industry.

The official conference opening and welcome remarks will be presented by Georgios Lakkotrypis, H.E. Minister of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism for The Republic of Cyprus. EMGC 2018 features keynote speakers: Luca Bertelli, Chief Exploration Officer, Eni and Symeon Kassianides, Chairman, The Natural Gas Public Company (DEFA).

Other speakers at this year’s conference include: Andreas Koutsoulides, Commercial Manager, Cyprus Hydrocarbons Company; Yaniv Friedman, Deputy CEO, Delek Drilling LP; Charles Ellinas, Chief Executive, E-C Natural Hydrocarbons Company Limited; Hamdy Faroun, Production Manager, East Zeit-Dana Petroleum; Mathios Rigas, Chief Executive Officer, Energean Oil & Gas; Gina Cohen, Gas Consultant, Eastern Mediterranean; Tarique M. Yusuf, Process Engineer, Talal Al-Nabhan, Senior Process Engineer and Mahdi Al-Qazweeni, Team Leader, Operations Technical Services, Kuwait Oil Company; Wissam Edmond Chbat, Head of Geology and Geophysics, Lebanese Petroleum Administration; Panayiotis Mitrou, Technology & Innovation Manager, South Europe, Marine & Offshore, Business Development, Lloyd’s Register; Dr. Michael Gardosh, Head of Geology & Geophysics Department, Natural Resources Administration, The Ministry of Energy, State of Israel; Roberto Bruschi, Offshore E&C Division— Engineering Authority, Head, Saipem; Emad Rabeea, Senior Process Engineer, WASCO; Lucas Schmitt, Senior Gas and LNG Analyst, Wood Mackenzie; and more.

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