May 10, 2012
-- Iraq’s oil exports have reached the highest records in decades. Crude oil exports averaged 2.508 million bpd in April 2012 due to the opening of two new floating terminals, easing export constraints. The Iraq Petroleum 2012 Conference will address this recent increase in crude oil exports, in a key session titled ‘Positioning Iraq on the World Energy Map’ led by members of the Iraqi Government, including: H.E. Thamir Ghadban; H.E. Dr Ali Al Dabagh; and H.E. Dr Adnan Janabi.
The Conference receives support from leading industry experts and government officials, as shown by the participation of its distinguished speakers over the years. Speakers for 2012 include: H.E. Dr Rowsch N. Shaways, the Deputy Prime Minister of Iraq; H.E. Thamir Ghadhban, Chairman of the Advisory Commission to the PM of Iraq; H.E. Dr Selahattin Cimen, Deputy Energy Minister of Turkey; H.E. Dr Ali Al Dabagh, Minister of State and Iraqi Government Spokesman; H.E. Dr Adnan Janabi, Chairmen of the Oil & Gas Committee, Iraqi Government.
Iraq Petroleum is an internationally renowned Conference and provides a platform for key government officials and senior executives to network, discuss current issues and promote innovative ideas surrounding Iraq’s oil and gas sector. Taking place 18-20 June 2012 at the Intercontinental Hotel, Park Lane, London, the Conference is considered the annual meeting place for the industry and is an opportunity for national and foreign companies to strategically engage with key stakeholders.
“Iraq Petroleum 2011 was an excellent opportunity to meet and hear the main players in the Iraqi oil sector” Yazdi Merchant from Saudi Aramco
Supported by the industry, sponsors for the event include; Shell, Lukoil, Total, Genel Energy, Gulf Keystone Petroleum, Occidental, Aspect Holdings; General Exploration Partners, Technology Partners, Clyde & Co, Crescent Petroleum, Motorola and Mubadala.