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XXV International Conference
"Oil And Gas Of Turkmenistan"

28-29 October, 2020

Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

About Conference

XXV “Oil and Gas of Turkmenistan” International Conference

XXV “Oil and Gas of Turkmenistan” international conference is organised by the State Concern “Turkmengas” and State Concern “Turkmennebit” in partnership with Turkmen Forum, and will take place at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Turkmenistan in Ashgabat on 28-29th of October 2020.

OGT is a prestigious business forum, which is held annually to develop and strengthen international partnerships between Turkmen state organisations and international oil and gas companies. A detailed review of Turkmenistan’s oil and gas market and the latest petrochemical projects and project opportunities will be presented, and the world’s leading oil and gas companies will share their visions and expertise. Senior management and representatives of both Turkmen State organisations and leading international oil and gas companies, plus major international financial institutions have regularly attended the Conference.

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Main Topics

Attracting foreign investment into the development of oil and gas sector of Turkmenistan:

TAPI – new developments and perspectives

Development of new offshore blocks in the Caspian sector of Turkmenistan

New gas-chemical projects and new types of contracts

Production optimization from mature fields and new types of contracts

Speakers

BATYR AMANOV

State Minister - Chairman, SC "Turkmengas"

GUYCHGELDI BAYGELDIYEV

Chairman, SC “Turkmennebit”.

GUVANCH AGAJANOV

Deputy Chairman of State Concern “Turkmengas”

ORAZMYRAT KURENOV

Deputy Chairman of SC “Turkmennebit”

ATAMYRAT CHARYEV

Deputy Chairman of SC “Turkmengas”

MAKSAT PIRLIYEV

CEO, NAPECO

MUHAMMETMYRAT AMANOV

CEO, TAPI Pipeline Company Limited:

RAHIMBERDY JEPBAROV

Chairman of the State Bank of Foreign Economic Affairs of Turkmenistan

Event Programme

Events
23rd of February
10:00 - 21:00
Registration of OGT 2020 Delegates at the Hyatt Hotel Blue Desk at main reception
19:30 - 21:30
Cocktail reception for Roadshow guests at the Eve rooftop bar (Hyatt Hotel) with panoramic views of Burj Khalifa and the city
24th of February
07:00 - 08:30
Exclusive business breakfast for OGT delegates at "La tablita" restaurant
08:00 - 09:30
Registration of delegates and welcome coffee (Foyer of Al Maha Ballroom)
09:30 -11:00
The official opening ceremony of the international conference "TAPI - the pipeline for peace and cooperation"

PLENARY SESSION
Moderator: - Ron Nash
TOPIC:    "TAPI - THE PIPELINE OF PEACE AND COOPERATION"
SPEAKERS
Yagshigeldi Kakayev
Keynote address
Advisor to the President of Turkmenistan on oil & gas issues 
Serdarmammet Garajayev
Ambassador of Turkmenistan in UAE
The policy of Neutral Turkmenistan: peace and cooperation diplomacy
Saeed Al Tayer
Managing Director and CEO of Dubai Electricity &  Water Authority (DEWA) United Arab Emirates 

Ajmal Ahmady
Senior Advisor to the President of Afghanistan on Banking and finance
 TAPI - Importance to Afghanistan
 
Muhammetmyrat Amanov CEO TAPI Pipeline Ltd. TAPI - the beacon of peace and cooperation
Rahimberdy Jepbarov
Chairman of the State Bank for Foreign Economic Affairs of Turkmenistan  Investment opportunities of Turkmenistan
Ron Nash
Chairman of the Turkmenistan UK Trade and Industry Council (TUKTIC)

 Neutrality is the key to stability and development in the region

Q & A SESSION
(from moderator and the audience)
11:00 - 11:30
Networking coffee break  (Foyer of Al Maha Ballroom)
11:30 - 13:00
SESSION 1
Moderator: David Drury
TOPIC:    POTENTIAL FOR DEVELOPMENT OF GAS CHEMICAL AND OIL REFINERY INDUSTRY OF TURKMENISTAN. INDUSTRIALISATION – KEY TO DIVERSIFICATION AND GROWTH OF THE ECONOMY
SPEAKERS
Atamyrat Charyev Deputy chairman SC “Turkmengas”
New investment projects in gas processing sector of Turkmenistan
 
Igor Prihodko
 SC “Turkmengas”  Galkynysh gas field – reliable source of natural gas for Turkmenistan's transnational and gas chemical projects
 
David Drury
Managing Consultant Gas Strategies
How the TAPI pipeline can help meet the growing South Asian gas supply gap
Eric Van de Venter
Product Line Director Haldor Topsoe
GTG plant in Ovadandepe – a unique facility meeting high environmental and productivity standards; The latest update on Syngas Conversion Technologies
Julien Grosclaude Director of the Onshore Consulting Services,Technip
Key success factors in the transition from motor fuels to petrochemicals
Huang Yongzhang
China National oil and gas Exploration and Development Corporation, Senior Vice President
Joint work - a way of sustainable development of cooperation for the benefit of the people of Turkmenistan and China

Q & A SESSION
(from moderator and the audience)
13:00 - 14:00
Lunch at Hyatt (Aryaam Ballroom)
14:00 - 15:30
SESSION 2
Moderator – Mike Cline  
TOPIC:    PRODUCTION DEVELOPMENT AT TURKMENISTAN’S EXISTING OFFSHORE FIELDS AND ATTRACTION OF INVESTMENT IN DEVELOPMENT OF NEW OFFSHORE BLOCKS  
SPEAKERS
Orazmyrat Kurenov
Keynote address
Acting Chairman SC “Turkmennebit”
Attraction of Investment foe development of offshore blocks of the Turkmen sector of Caspian sea
Serdar Nuryagdyev
Chief Geophysicist of SC “Tukmengeology
Overview of geology of the Turkmen sector of the Caspian sea

Ali Al Jarwan Chief Executive Officer of Dragon Oil  
Tony Tarrant
Midstream & LNG, WOOD
Changing policies on reduction, capture and storage of CO2
Mike Cline
Gaffney, Cline & Associates
Presentation of new investment strategy and offshore investment packs

 Q & A SESSION (from moderator and the audience)
15:30 - 16:00
Networking Coffee Break  (Foyer of Al Maha Ballroom)
16:00 - 18:00
Pre – arranged meetings with senior members of government of government of Turkmenistan
16:00 - 18:00
Round table “TAPI – a beacon for peace and cooperation” (Ghrahseeb Room)
16:00 - 18:00
Workshop: Legal and taxation aspects of investing into Turkmenistan's oil & gas sector (Al Maha Ballroom)


19:00 - 22:30
Opening Gala Dinner – Aryaam Ballroom  
25th February
07:00 - 08:30
Exclusive business breakfast for OGT delegates at “La tablita” restaurant 
08:00 - 09:30
Welcome coffee (Foyer of Al Maha Ballroom)
09:30 - 10:30
SESSION 3
MODERATOR - Julian Bowden
TOPIC:   PRODUCTION OPTIMISATION FROM MATURE OIL FIELDS AND NEW TYPES OF CONTRACTS
Dinmuhammet Halymov Keynote address:  
Head of oil and gas production department of SC «Turkmennebit»
Potential for cooperation with international investors for optimization of production from mature oil fields
Igor Burkynskyy
CEO Yug-Neftegaz
 Production optimization from mature oil fields: gathered experience and new projects & opportunities
 
Nasser Dilmaghani Zadeh
General Director of “Schlumberger Logelco, Inc.” Turkmenistan Branch
New Technologies of production from mature fields
Drew Powel
 Regional Director, Gaffney, Cline & Associates The potential for mature field optimization of Turkmenistan
Damir Kamaliyev
Tatneft Turkmenistan Branch Director


Q & A SESSION 
MODERATOR & THE AUDIENCE
10:30 - 10:45
Networking coffee (Foyer of Al Maha Ballroom)
10:45- 12:15
SESSION 4
MODERATOR - John Roberts 
TOPIC:    DEEP PROCESSING OF HYDROCARBONS AND MARKETING – A GLANCE TO THE FUTURE
 Jeyhun Ovezov Keynote address
Deputy Chairman of Turkmenbashy refinery
Overview of new investment projects
 
John Roberts Energy Security Expert - United Kingdom
 Global outlook on gas and opportunities for Turkmenistan in the Energy Transition
Maksat Pirliyev
CEO NAPECO
New solutions for exporting hydrocarbons and deep gas processing products to international markets
Charyguly Yuvshanov
 Chief specialist of the Oil Products Marketing and Export Department of Turkmen Petroleum Company
Investment strategy of oil products marketing and diversification of the Turkmen Petroleum activity in Turkmenistan
Julian Bowden
Research fellow Oxford Institute for Energy Studies
Global gas market trends
12:15 - 12:45 Closing remarks by moderators of all sessions
 
12:45 - 13:00
Official closing by:
Yagshigeldi Kakayev - Advisor to the President of Turkmenistan on oil & gas issues
13:00 - 14:00
Lunch at Hyatt (Aryaam Ballroom)
14:00 - 18:00
Pre-arranged meetings with senior members of government of Turkmenistan
   

Official Partners

Media Partners

Venue Information

Venue Details

Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Turkmenistan (CCI) is designed to create an enabling environment for business, assist in the establishment of trade and economic, scientific and technical ties with foreign partners. The International Conference “Oil and Gas of Turkmenistan” will take place in the Conference Hall of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Turkmenistan.

 

Address:

143, Chandybil Ave., Ashgabat city

 

Website:

www.cci.gov.tm
 

Phone:

(+99312) 39 89 81 , 39 88 92

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